Harris, budget, Senate, House, Hobbs, Democrats, Republicans
Sep 28, 2023

Court battle brewing over whether GOP committee followed law in initiating election

The legal battle over whether the Maricopa County Republican Committee was within the law in initiating a new election to replace officers in Legislative District 3 had its first day in court today. 

election workers, threats, Arizona, Iowa
Sep 14, 2023

Judge blocks state from enforcing law regulating who can vote for president

A federal judge on Thursday blocked Arizona from enforcing a 2022 state law regulating who can vote for president.

Cano, resignation, House, legislative vacancy
Jul 5, 2023

Cano resigns for graduate school at Harvard, creating fifth legislative vacancy this session

The former state House minority leader has officially resigned, creating the fifth legislative vacancy this session. Rep. Andrés Cano, D-Tucson, sent his resignation letter Tuesday to state officials including Gov. Katie Hobbs, Secretary of State Adrian Fontes and Speaker of the House Ben Toma, R-Peoria.

legal fees, Cochise County, elections, vote, Judd, Crosby
Apr 6, 2023

Two Cochise County supervisors ordered to pay fees tied to election results battle

A judge has ordered two Cochise County supervisors to pay more than $34,000 in legal fees in their losing bid to keep from certifying the results of the 2022 general election.

vote, voters, elections, task force, Hobbs, Purcell
Mar 21, 2023

Senators vote to require new elections when voters claim disenfranchisement

State senators voted Tuesday to require new elections any time a certain number of voters claim they were "disenfranchised.''

vote, voters, elections, task force, Hobbs, Purcell
Feb 6, 2023

Amid detrimental changes in U.S. Capitol, understand importance of voting

Voting a person into office must be taken seriously. Researching the character and values of a candidate should make you think twice before marking your ballot.

vote by mail, early voting, Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, GOP, ballots, voters
Jan 17, 2023

Court allows vote by mail despite GOP’s efforts to kill practice

All Arizonans will continue to be able to vote by mail despite efforts by the state Republican Party to kill the practice. The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected arguments by a lawyer for the GOP and Kelli Ward, its chair, that allowing people to vote from their own homes or anywhere other than a polling place violates a constitutional requirement for a secret ballot.

Gress, bill, legislators, age, voting,
Jan 13, 2023

Gress proposes lowering age required to serve in legislature

Arizona voters could decide next year how they feel about having people who aren't yet old enough to drink making state laws.

vote, voters, elections, task force, Hobbs, Purcell
Jan 10, 2023

Early and effective messaging needed to reach young Hispanic voters

With a median age of 30, Latinos are among the youngest racial and ethnic groups in the country, making them a leading edge of the nation’s youth vote. But earning their votes - and keeping them - is no easy feat.

vote, voters, election, ballots, Proposition 309, election
Nov 17, 2022

Arizona voters reject effort to enact stricter voter ID law

Arizona voters who overwhelmingly cast their ballots by mail have rejected a measure that would have required them to add more information to the simple signature and date they now put on the back of the return envelope.

Proposition 308, Dreamers, in-state tuition, undocumented students, universities, colleges, Proposition 300, Yes on 308 Coalition, Arizona State University, Taylor Robson, Bowers, Salmon, Mi Familia Vota, Dream and Promise Act, Farm Workforce Modernization Act, immigration
Nov 15, 2022

Passage of Proposition 308 makes college affordable for undocumented students

The passage of Proposition 308 undoes the passage of Proposition 300, a measure which barred undocumented students from accessing in-state tuition in 2006 and reflects a shifting sentiment on immigration in Arizona.  

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Nov 4, 2022

Grassroots effort gets people out to vote on Navajo Nation

Activists, advocates and actors mounted horses on a Saturday morning last month for a ride through the red rock of El Capitán Mountain in iconic Monument Valley. The Solidarity Trail Ride was part of the nationwide event Ride to the Polls, which was organized by Protect the Sacred, a grassroots organization to motivate young Indigenous voters.