voter fraud

Cochise County, La Paz County, elections director, Trump, false claims, voter fraud
Sep 20, 2023

Cochise County elections leader who promoted voter fraud conspiracies resigns

The elections director of a rural Arizona county who pushed false claims that voter fraud was behind President Donald Trump's 2020 election loss is resigning five months after being hired.

Lake, election contest, Maricopa County, trial, closing arguments, governor, signature verification
May 19, 2023

Lake’s attorneys argue more than 270k signatures county verified in less than three seconds

A judge heard closing arguments from counsel for failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, as well as Maricopa County, the Secretary of State and the governor on the signature verification count remanded by the Arizona Supreme Court.  

Bowers, Trump, Capitol, riots, Jan. 6
Jul 20, 2022

Arizona GOP censures House Speaker Bowers after Jan. 6 testimony

The Arizona Republican Party has censured state House Speaker Rusty Bowers after his gripping public testimony to the Jan. 6 panel about Donald Trump's relentless pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Jul 6, 2022

Trump is too polarizing to beat radical left

I hope the Democrats’ latest unethical, tax-wasting farce (Jan. 6 sitcom) to discredit a nemesis succeeds in keeping Donald Trump from running again.

Oct 18, 2016

Trump allies defend allegations of ‘rigged’ election – but say it won’t happen here

Top allies of Donald Trump in Arizona said they don’t believe the 2016 presidential election will be rigged, but defended the GOP nominee over a slew of remarks that have drawn condemnation from Republicans across the country, including some supporters.

Aug 24, 2016

A review of key states with Voter ID laws found no voter impersonation fraud

Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud, but a News21 analysis and recent court rulings show little evidence that such fraud is widespread.

Apr 5, 2016

Can you really open a ballot envelope using a microwave?

The Arizona Capitol Times investigates an oft-repeated rumor that people could commit voter fraud by opening a ballot using a microwave and a bowl of water. Does it work?

Mar 15, 2016

Senate tentatively OKs bill aimed at curtailing voter fraud

A bill to keep voters from casting ballots using the names of dead people received preliminary approval Monday in the Arizona Senate even though there was no evidence that type of fraud was occurring in the state.

Jan 25, 2016

House Committee votes to make ballot harvesting a felony

Insisting there must be fraud taking place, a Republican-controlled House committee voted today to make it a felony to take someone else's early ballot to a polling place.

vote, Lake, Hobbs, debate, PBS
May 4, 2015

Lawmakers revive old election controversies, redefine ‘political committee’

Arizona’s election laws saw some significant overhauls during the 2015 legislative session, as well as some major proposals that fell short.

Oct 31, 2014

Ballot harvest: Video sparks new debate over banning bulk voting technique

A video which shows a Citizens for a Better Arizona canvasser dropping hundreds of ballots into a box at the Maricopa County Elections Department has re-ignited the debate over “ballot harvesting” by voter outreach groups. The practice is perfectly legal. But that hasn’t stopped critics from claiming voter fraud and even posting death threats against the canvasser in the comments section of [...]

May 8, 2014

Arizonan guilty of voting in 2nd state in 2010

Arizona's top elections official says an Arizona woman has been convicted of voting in two states during the 2010 general election.