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Election Deadline

How late can a special election be ordered and still keep the November 3 election date? Election officials told our reporter today (Aug. 10), that deadlines may be statutorily dictated, but that doesn't mean they are etched in stone.

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Delay in tax referral may cause election complications (access required)

If lawmakers are going to put Gov. Jan Brewer's temporary tax hike proposal on the November ballot, they may want to do it soon. Maricopa County must order the paper for its ballots by July 16 in order to comply with the 26-day early-voting period mandated by Arizona law, according to Maricopa County Elections Director Karen Osborne. The orders can be placed past the deadline, she said, but each additional day likely will mean one fewer day of early voting.

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Johnson rethinking run for governor (access required)

Former state lawmaker Karen Johnson said an accident in her family has led her to reconsider plans to run for governor in 2010. The reversal came about two weeks after Johnson, a Mesa Republican, had filed the necessary paperwork to form a committee to explore a campaign for governor.

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