Mark Zuckerberg

Jul 29, 2021

Trump backers give $5.6M for Senate audit

Groups linked to Donald Trump and conspiracy theories about the 2020 election have put more than $5.6 million into the audit run by a man who himself has touted some of the same rhetoric.

Apr 9, 2021

Ducey signs controversial bills

Gov. Doug Ducey signed two controversial bills late Friday -- one that exempts businesses from following mask mandates and another that bans private funds for election administration.

Apr 7, 2021

Ducey gets proposed ban on private funds for elections

Republican legislators voted April 7 to block counties from applying for private grants to make up for shortfalls in what they say they need to properly run elections.

Mar 17, 2021

Should a billionaire run Arizona’s elections?

How many Arizonans like the idea of one billionaire family manipulating the way Arizona county election offices operate? That’s an unpopular idea for people across the political spectrum, especially when the billionaire is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose controversial actions make him distrusted by Left and Right.

Mar 16, 2021

Senate panel moves to block private funds for elections

Raising the specter of Mark Zuckerberg influencing who holds office in Arizona, Republican lawmakers moved Monday to block counties from taking money from any private source to help run future elections.

Dec 8, 2020

Legal challenges to election head to court

Attorneys for state and county election officials head to federal court Tuesday to quash one of the two remaining bids to overturn the vote for Joe Biden in Arizona. And time may be running out for a final decision.

May 18, 2011

Judge refuses to block execution next week

A judge on Wednesday denied a request by an Arizona inmate to block his execution scheduled next week for the 1984 killing of a Tempe girl.