Supreme Court passes on appeal of Libertarian Party voter case
The U.S. Supreme Court has quashed a last-ditch effort by the Arizona Libertarian Party to void a state statute which was designed — and succeeded — at keeping its candidates off the ballot. Without comment the justices on Monday rejected a bid by attorney Oliver Hall from the Center for Competitive Democracy asking the court […]
Hobbs asks U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Libertarian law change
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to swat down a last-ditch effort by the Arizona Libertarian Party to make it easier to put its candidates on the general election ballot. In new legal filings, attorneys for Hobbs acknowledge that prior to 2015 a Libertarian contender for governor or statewide office […]
Libertarians want U.S. Supreme Court to quash law designed to keep them off ballot
The Arizona Libertarian Party is making a last-ditch effort to quash a state statute, which was designed and succeeded at keeping its candidates off the ballot.
9th Circuit upholds law to burden Libertarian candidates
A federal appeals court has upheld a 2015 state law which the Libertarian Party charges – and some Republican lawmakers admitted – was specifically designed to keep its candidates off the ballot.
Libertarian candidates on sidelines in general election
For the first time in more than two decades, Arizonans won't have the option to vote for a Libertarian Party candidate for governor.
Senator faced pressure to change deciding vote on elections bill
Sen. Steve Pierce was under tremendous pressure from forces within and outside the state Capitol – including at least one official from the National Republican Congressional Committee –during the hours before sine die as lawmakers and others tried to influence his vote on a controversial election bill.
CD1 results reflect Kirkpatrick’s appeal, Paton’s weakness among Romney voters
Precinct-level election results in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District suggest Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick’s return to Congress can be attributed to her connection to many key areas and to Republican Jonathan Paton’s lackluster ability to attract voters who supported the top-of-the-ticket Republican.