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Mar 17, 2023

Bill would strip voters’ ability to drop off early ballots on Election Day

It's being billed as a method to get more rapid election results. But a measure awaiting Senate debate would strip people who get early ballots in the mail of the option to hang on to them until the last minute and then simply drop them off at a polling place on Election Day.

May 19, 2016

DeWit blasts Reagan after she slams him over “sour grapes” on pamphlets

Secretary of State Michele Reagan has some harsh words for those who claim that office’s failure to mail 200,000 publicity pamphlets tilted the outcome of Tuesday’s special election in favor of Proposition 123. Her words are specifically for state Treasurer Jeff DeWit.

In Maricopa County precincts with higher minority populations, greater chance of casting provisional ballots
Feb 5, 2013

Committee takes first step in changing voting laws

Hoping to lessen the crush of provisional ballots that delayed the final tally after the November election, the new Senate Elections Committee took its first step in changing the laws governing Arizona’s Permanent Early Voter List.

Arizona minority and Democratic groups plan to watch the watchers
Nov 2, 2012

Watching the watchers

As Verify the Vote AZ prepares for its Election Day vote-watching operation, the Arizona Democratic Party is also readying its troops and planning to post election protection teams at polling sites to watch the watchers.

Sep 6, 2012

Early ballots chosen by most who voted in Arizona primary election

Slightly more than 26 percent of registered voters in Maricopa County cast ballots in the Aug. 28 primary election, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office reported.

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.

Aug 26, 2011

Phoenix to use voting centers in city election

Phoenix will be using a new voting system in its municipal election, allowing voters to cast ballots at any of 26 voting centers.

Jul 29, 2011

Phoenix voters must register by Monday to vote in mayoral race

Monday is the last day that Phoenix residents will be able to register to vote in the mayoral and council election next month.

Feb 14, 2011

Voting may get more efficient, but farther from home

Arizona is taking a first step into a money-saving way to run elections, but a representative of a politically powerful seniors organization is cautioning that the change may confuse, and thus disenfranchise, some voters.

Nov 29, 2010

UpClose with Norris Nordvold: Former Phoenix official monitors elections in struggling democracies

Nordvold, a registered lobbyist and former city of Phoenix governmental affairs director, sat down with the Arizona Capitol Times to discuss his Election Day, Super Sunday in Azerbaijan, and other monitoring tales involving armored escorts and sleeping with ballots in his hotel room. He also recalls the first time he met Terry Goddard while riding on a bike path.

Nov 2, 2010

Secretary of State predicting 60-65 percent turnout

Voter turnout across the state Tuesday is expected to be on the high side. Arizona Secretary of State spokesman Matt Benson says turnout is predicted to be 60 to 65 percent.

Nov 2, 2010

Arizonans must show ID to vote at polling places

Arizona law requires voters casting ballots at polling places to show identification.