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After midterms, GOP reconsidering antipathy to mail ballots (access required)

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Republicans in Arizona and other parts of the country have handed Democrats an advantage in balloting due to former President Donald Trump's false claims about the risks of mail voting. Conservative conspiracy theorists urged GOP voters to wait until Election Day before casting their ballots and spun tales about how such a strategy would prevent Democrats from rigging voting machines to steal the election.

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Lawsuit Ward, GOP file claims mail-in, early voting violates Constitution (access required)

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A lawsuit seeking to strike down mail-in voting had its day in the Court of Appeals today. The suit, filed by the Arizona Republican Party and party chair Kelli Ward against the Secretary of State, county recorders and the state, alleges the decades-old, mail-in early voting system violates the Arizona Constitution as it does not fulfill the provision that “secrecy in voting shall be preserved.” 

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