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Mar 9, 2023

Court nominees lean political – now favor Dems

For the first time in over a decade, Democrats outnumber Republicans on nomination lists for the trial and appellate courts. 

Oct 22, 2020

Judge denies parties’ real-time access to voter info when ballot is deficient

The Arizona Democratic Party is not entitled to a real-time time access to a list of voters whose signatures on early ballot envelopes do not match what’s on file or when a voter forgets to sign entirely, a judge rule late Wednesday. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Scott McCoy acknowledged that the information sought is […]

Nov 12, 2015

Study: Most independents identify as moderates

A study by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute of Public Policy showed that registered independents, who last year became the largest bloc of voters in the state, overwhelmingly view themselves as moderates, are issue-driven and, perhaps most importantly, don’t exercise the political muscle they have in elections.

Aug 12, 2013

Third-party signatures

Libertarians, Greens will look to courts if election referendum fails

Even if the referendum drive against the omnibus elections measure HB2305 falls short, Greens and Libertarians may still be able to strike down a requirement in the legislation that dramatically increases the number of signatures they need to get on the ballot.

Aug 6, 2012

Judge blocks top-two initiative from ballot

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge issued an injunction against the Open Elections/Open Government Act today, ruling that a provision on the election of political parties’ officers violates a rule requiring ballot initiatives to focus on a single subject.

Feb 16, 2012

Bill would allow political clothing at polls

An Arizona House committee has approved a bill overturning a ban on political clothing and other materials such as buttons and signs within 75 feet of polling places.

Jul 27, 2011

Arizona voters choosing independence

Arizona voters continue to skip the party. The Secretary of State's Office says new registration figures show independents outnumbered Democrats for the first time in January.

Jul 21, 2011

Americans Elect becomes recognized political party in Arizona

The Americans Elect Party doesn’t have a platform or philosophy, but it will be an officially recognized party on Arizona ballots in 2012.

Jun 25, 2010

Candidate challenges at-a-glance

Here are the results, and pending appeals, of petition challenges against congressional, statewide and legislative candidates — and one justice of the peace candidate.

Apr 15, 2010

Arizona recognizes Green Party as official party

Arizona recognizes Green Party as official party.