Gallardo: Brewer broke promise to kill election overhaul bill
Democratic Senator Steve Gallardo said June 19 Gov. Jan Brewer violated a promise to help stop a controversial election overhaul bill from passing or to veto it.
Brewer’s signing of election bill creates major hurdle for third parties
Third-party candidates may become a rare breed in Arizona.
HB2305, an omnibus elections bill, dramatically raises the number of signatures that Green Party, Libertarian and other third-party candidates will need to qualify for the ballot. Whereas signature requirements have historically been based on the number of registered votes a party has, the bill equalizes the requirements for all[...]