Elections


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We Asked These Companies Where They Stand on Arizona’s Anti-Voter Bills. They Didn’t Answer.

Dozens of Arizona business leaders signed an op-ed condemning the bills, but many others didn’t comment. The Arizona Legislature is considering a host of bills that would make it more difficult for voters to cast their ballots.  The bills in Arizona have drawn ire from business leaders statewide, including many more than 50 executives who...

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They Called Arizona’s Elections Invalid—But They’re Still Running For Office

Republicans state representatives Mark Finchem and Walt Blackman want to run for the Arizona Secretary of State and a US Representative, respectively.  This story has been updated with comments from Rep. Walt Blackman. Arizona representatives Mark Finchem and Walt Blackman were two of the most prominent voices behind baseless allegations of election fraud in the...

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Latino Voters Played a Huge Part in Arizona’s Democratic Swing in 2020 Election

“All this stuff that worked right in Arizona, it was because of Latino consultants, Latinos on the ground and Latinos at the state level.” Democrats looking to win the Latino vote should take their cues from Arizona, which was held up as a “shining example” of how it’s done by the author of an election...

Voters stand in line outside a polling station, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
The For the People Act Can Stop the Arizona GOP’s Voter Suppression Efforts

The law would allow automatic voter registration, set unified early and mail-in voting standards, and modernize elections while ensuring their security.

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Somehow, 1 in 4 Arizonans Still Insist Trump Won the Election

This is despite the insurrection and an unprecedented two impeachments. As the Senate began debate Tuesday on a historic second impeachment of former President Donald Trump, a recent poll shows that more than half of Arizona Republicans believe Trump was the rightful winner of the November election. The poll, taken by OH Predictive Insights shortly...

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Arizona Senate Republicans Fail — Again — in 2020 Election Fight

One Republican member joined all 14 Democrats in voting against a contempt resolution that would have led to the arrest of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. Republicans who control the Arizona Senate fell one vote short on Monday of holding the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in contempt for failing to turn over voting...

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More Than 10,000 Arizonans Left the GOP in January

January was a tumultuous month for the Arizona GOP between the Capitol insurrection censure of three prominent members, and the impeachment trial. More than 10,000 Arizona Republicans left the party in January — a historic month marked by the insurrection of the US Capitol, an impeachment trial, and the censure of three prominent Republicans.  According...