Elections


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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.

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Gosar Isn’t Up for Election Until 2022, but Candidates Are Ready To Challenge Him

Rep. Paul Gosar has been in the center of much of the controversy surrounding the Capitol insurrection. One of the major figures involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is up for election soon, and Democratic candidates are quickly stepping forward in an attempt to oust Rep. Paul Gosar. “While the pandemic was being mismanaged,...

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Ducey’s Out in 2022. Here’s Who Wants to Replace Him as Governor.

A slew of candidates have announced their intent to run in recent weeks, with others expected to follow suit. The race for Arizona’s governor is heating up. Incumbent Republican Governor Doug Ducey is not eligible to run again in 2022 due to term limits.  A slew of candidates have announced their intent to run in...

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Only 3% of Incarcerated Arizonans Were Able to Vote in 2020—Even Though Most Were Eligible

Advocates say that this is a prime example of voter suppression. Less than 3% of eligible individuals held in an Arizona county jail voted in the 2020 election, according to a new report. Voting and equity advocates say this is due to counties failing to provide the necessary resources to those in custody, despite the...

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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Meet Jevin Hodge, The Millennial Democrat Running For Arizona Congress

The 27-year-old Tempe native says Arizonans can no longer wait for leaders in Washington to recognize “the urgent problems we face.”