A governor's task force meeting behind closed doors approved recommending changes to election laws, a secrecy decision defended by a top aide to Gov. Katie Hobbs.
If the Arizona Supreme Court rules early voting is unconstitutional, Maricopa County could see ten times as many voters come to the polls and, elsewhere in the state, officials say it would lead to “electoral chaos.”
Gov. Doug Ducey said he's confident in the results of the 2020 election yet wants to see the results of a Republican-backed audit and hand count of 2.1 million ballots cast in Maricopa County.
Maricopa County will have a Republican county recorder again after Democrat Adrian Fontes, the incumbent, conceded the race on Thursday morning to his challenger, Stephen Richer.
As he lags in the polls, Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia brought in progressive powerhouse Sen. Bernie Sanders to fire up young voters at rallies in Tucson and Tempe on Tuesday.
Arizona may have made headlines in 2016 when voters waited up to five hours just to cast a ballot in the presidential preference election, but voting rights advocates said these kinds of problems are nothing new.
Adrian Fontes is a first-time politician who unseated 28-year incumbent Helen Purcell by a razor thin margin in the November election. He’s the first Democrat to hold any countywide office in decades.
Voters in Maricopa County have punished the elections official who took responsibility for hours-long lines in the March presidential primary by voting her out of office.
Top allies of Donald Trump in Arizona said they don’t believe the 2016 presidential election will be rigged, but defended the GOP nominee over a slew of remarks that have drawn condemnation from Republicans across the country, including some supporters.
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell today said elections officials and poll workers will not be enforcing the “ballot harvesting ban” lawmakers approved this year.
The failure of Secretary of State Michele Reagan to properly monitor last month’s presidential primary is grounds to have the results voided even if it won’t change the outcome, an attorney challenging the results told a judge Tuesday.
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell and Elections Director Karen Osborne are emphasizing that the decision to dramatically reduce the number of polling places for the presidential preference election didn’t occur in a vacuum.