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Republicans Skirt Responsibility After Invited Guests Make Wide-Ranging Bribery Allegations

Republicans raced to distance themselves from the claims after they caught fire over the weekend on social media, where accounts that routinely share unsubstantiated claims of election fraud covered them widely.

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Arizona State Sen. Raquel Terán Exploring Run for US Congress

The former chair of the Arizona Democratic Party is stepping down from her role as state House Minority Whip to explore a run for Rep. Ruben Gallego’s seat in the US House.

Cochise County Elections Director Lisa Marra (courtesy of Lisa Marra via Votebeat)
Cochise County Elections Director Resigns After Protecting Midterm Ballots From Republican Officials

Lisa Marra, who refused to cooperate with an illegal hand count plan, describes a threatening work environment in departure letter to Cochise County. 

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Appeals Court Rejects Arizona Republican Party’s Attempt to End Early Voting

Early voting began in Arizona in 1991 and is used by more than 80% of voters. The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that the state’s early voting system is constitutional. In an 11-page ruling Tuesday, the three-judge panel rejected the Arizona Republican Party’s argument that mail-in voting violates the secrecy clause in the state...

An official at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office reaches for ballots after votes were counted for the Arizona primary election Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Voters Limit Their Own Power To Legislate, But Tell State Lawmakers to Butt Out

Arizona voters this fall made it slightly tougher on themselves when it comes to passing laws at the ballot box, but they also sent a strong message to state legislators—keep your hands off voter initiatives.

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Arizona Republicans Are Pushing Conspiracy Theories About the 2022 Election — Here’s What Actually Happened

Big Lie candidates who lost their elections have attempted to spread misinformation regarding Arizona's election systems as a way to rile up their supporters and justify why they didn't win their race.

FILE - An election worker gathers tabulated ballots to be boxed inside the Maricopa County Recorders Office on Nov. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. A second Republican-controlled Arizona county on Monday, Nov. 21, delayed certifying the results of this month's election as a protest against voting issues in Maricopa County that some GOP officials have blamed for their losses in top races including the contest for governor. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Cochise, Mohave Counties Delay Certifying Election as Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories Fly

A second Republican-controlled Arizona county on Monday delayed certifying the results of this month's election as a protest against voting issues in Maricopa County.