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Four people have already put their names in the hat to be Arizona's next Secretary of State.
Katie Hobbs Won’t Seek Re-Election for Secretary of State in 2022. Here’s Who’s Running to Replace Her.

Two Democrats and two Republican lawmakers have thrown their hat into the ring to be Arizona’s new chief elections officer.

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Former Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes Announces Bid for Secretary of State

As recorder, Fontes expanded options for early voting, cut down on long wait times, and made voting more accessible.

Lorraine Longhi
‘No Question’: Local Carpenters Union Endorses Katie Hobbs in Bid for Arizona Governor

Hobbs has repeatedly pushed back against misinformation surrounding the 2020 election, and has been a vocal critic of the GOP-led audit of the election.

Governor Doug Ducey speaking with attendees at the 2019 Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn & Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cities and Towns Could Lose Millions in Revenue If Ducey’s Flat Tax Comes to Pass

The proposed tax cut would result in about a $1.5 billion reduction in tax revenues next year – revenues that local governments are heavily reliant on.

Lorraine Longhi
‘Grifters and Con-Artists’: Maricopa County Republican Officials Slam the Senate’s Audit of 2020 Election Results

Despite insistences from former President Donald Trump, elections officials nationwide have found no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

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Arizona’s Chief Elections Officer Has Received Multiple Threats in Recent Months. She’s Not Backing Down.

Katie Hobbs said she had received three threats, including one from a man who said she deserved to die and to know what she was wearing.