Senate President Karen Fann said lawmakers may have to take new steps -- including new subpoenas and possibly going back to court -- to get information that Maricopa County election officials are refusing to provide about their ballots and equipment.
Unhappy with what Maricopa County has proposed, state senators are going ahead with their own audit of the general election, a move that could lead to a new court fight and even potentially a contempt vote.
Arizona and some state agencies are not fully complying with the National Voter Registration Act, according to several organizations now asking Secretary of State Michele Reagan to get involved.
Kansas and Arizona are seeking to force the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to change its federal voter registration form for those states to include special instructions requiring citizenship documentation.
Kansas and Arizona argued Tuesday they have a sovereign right to require proof of citizenship for voters in their states, even for federal elections.
Following the guidance of a U.S. Supreme Court justice, Attorney General Tom Horne has threatened to sue an effectively non-existent federal commission if it doesn’t put Arizona’s requirement of proof-of-citizenship on federal voter registration forms.
Horne is giving the U.S. Election Assistance Commission until Aug. 19 to act, stating in a July 26 letter to the commission’s acting e[...]