The top Republicans in the House and Senate are asking a judge to save failed GOP attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh from having to pay the legal fees of others he sued in his unsuccessful lawsuit to be declared the winner.
Arizona's new secretary of state called for the prosecution of people who harass those involved in running elections. In his inaugural address Thursday, Adrian Fontes spoke of the lessons he learned as a boy in Nogales about honor.
An Ohio man was arrested on Monday on charges that he made three profanity-laced death threats to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is demanding answers from Maricopa County about what he said appear to be violations of state election law. In a letter Saturday, his office says it has received "hundreds of complaints'' about how the county administered the general election.
Despite earlier fears that voter intimidation and threats against officials would make it hard to find enough workers to run the state’s elections this year, county recorders said they have not had too much difficulty filling those jobs.
A complaint sent to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office alleges Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer violated two Arizona statutes outlawing the use of public money to influence a campaign.
Election officials preparing for the rapidly approaching midterm elections have one more headache: trying to combat misinformation that sows distrust about voting and results while fueling vitriol aimed at rank-and-file election workers.
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer has blasted the “outlandish theories” of election deniers in the past, but on Wednesday he said he is “flattered” that far-right deniers of the 2020 election results are running for state office this year. It means they care enough to try to fix the system, said Richer, whose comments came […]