Kim Demarchi

Sep 25, 2019

Federal judge hears arguments in challenge to initiative law

An attorney for the state asked a federal judge Wednesday to uphold a law that challengers say is designed to make it more difficult for people to propose their own laws.

Jul 15, 2019

Federal lawsuit challenges law to regulate signature gatherers

A new lawsuit seeks to strike down a statute that can invalidate otherwise legitimate and qualified signatures on an initiative petition.

The Arizona Supreme Court from left are Robert Brutinel, John Lopez, John Pelander, Scott Bales, Andrew Gould, Clint Bolick, Ann Scott Timmer.
Nov 22, 2018

Justices: Subpoenaed petition circulators must show for court

The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a legal tactic used by those seeking to keep voter-proposed laws off the ballot.

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Aug 22, 2018

‘Dark money’ initiative comes up short in signatures

The question of whether voters get to outlaw "dark money'' will depend on what judges think of the signatures collected.

Aug 20, 2018

‘Dark money,’ renewable energy ballot measures in court

The question of whether voters get to decide whether to outlaw ``dark money'' could depend on whether a judge voids a law that throws a hurdle in the path of initiative organizers.