Kris Mayes

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Aug 24, 2023

Arizona Supreme Court rules against attorney seeking to void 2022 election

The state's high court has tossed out a bid to void the results of the entire 2022 election.

Aug 17, 2023

GOP leaders enter Hamadeh fray over vote count

As attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh seeks to send his failed motion for a new trial directly to the Arizona Supreme Court, he’s met with stark opposition from the sitting attorney general and the secretary of state, and veiled support from the legislative leaders. 

Jul 15, 2023

Arizona judge rules no new trial for Hamadeh

Mohave County Superior Court Judge Lee Jantzen late Friday turned down a bid by Abe Hamadeh for a new trial to contest his loss in the attorney general's race.

Jul 4, 2023

3 Arizona girls seek to intervene in lawsuit brought by transgender athlete

Three Arizona mothers of biological girls want to intercede in a federal court case to keep their daughters from having to compete against transgender females. 

Jul 4, 2023

Arizona governor asked to rescind executive order limiting prosecution of abortion-related cases

Twelve of Arizona's 15 county attorneys are calling for Gov. Katie Hobbs to rescind her recent executive order that limits them from prosecuting abortion-related cases. 

May 5, 2023

Arizona voters were told the election went fine. Records show a county director saw glaring errors, cashed out, then fled.

The supervisors made it easy for her: They didn’t ask her any questions, voting unanimously to certify the results. She got her bonus, and quickly moved to an East Texas town with fewer than 1,000 residents. It would be another month before Arizona voters learned what internal evidence already showed — that Ross had botched the count in a way that excluded hundreds of votes from the original r[...]

Apr 20, 2023

Democratic Senator seeks AG probe of prevailing wage ordinance

A Democratic state senator has asked the Attorney General to investigate whether a Phoenix ordinance to force contractors on public works projects of more than $250,000 to match the wages of union workers in the area is lawful.

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Mar 23, 2023

Court: Arizona governor not required to carry out execution

The decision marks a legal victory for the newly elected Democratic governor whose office said the state isn't currently prepared to carry out the death penalty.

Jan 31, 2023

Fontes seeks investigation of Lake for publishing voter signatures

Secretary of State Adrian Fontes is seeking an investigation of failed Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake after the she published signatures of some people from the voter registration records.

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Dec 31, 2022

Hobbs keeps donations secret for inauguration events

Hobbs, who touted transparency as part of her leadership, has refused to disclose which people or corporations are paying for her inauguration party.

Dec 30, 2022

Arizona appellate court says 15-week abortion ban law of land

The Court of Appeals ruled the territorial-era abortion ban is unenforceable, making  abortions in Arizona legal before 15 weeks under the most recent law passed by the legislature.  

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Dec 29, 2022

Mayes victorious even after recount narrows margin

A Maricopa County Superior Court Judge revealed the results of the three election recounts this morning, confirming Democrat Kris Mayes will be the state’s next attorney general.