Voting


The Do’s and Dont’s of Voting by Mail During a Pandemic

Voting by mail is a longtime tradition in Arizona. Voting during a major health crisis? Not so much.

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Are You Bilingual? This Group Wants You to Be a Poll Worker.

Mi Familia Vota organization is joining other groups across the U.S. in trying to persuade younger people to work at polling places, especially those who are bilingual.

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College Students Commit to ‘Highest Youth Voter Turnout We Have Ever Seen in Arizona’

Roughly one in five Arizonans are between 19 and 29 years old, and nearly 60% of voters under 35 plan on voting for Democratic candidates.

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28-Year-Old Phoenician Volunteers to Work Polls to Protect Older Arizonans

Most poll workers in Arizona are retirees in their 60s and 70s who are at elevated risk for COVID-19, so younger volunteers are stepping up to help.

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Black Lives Matter Is Inspiring Young People to Register to Vote. Could They Swing the Election?

Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.

The Black Lives Matter protests are among the main motivations for young Latino voters to go to the polls in 2020.
Young Latino Voters Are Driven by Social Issues and Are More Independent Than Parents, Poll Shows

85% of Latino voters age 18 to 34 are driven to vote by race and ethnic inequality issues, a study conducted by Telemundo and BuzzFeed News shows.

In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. The success of the 2020 presidential election could come down to a most unlikely government agency: the U.S. Postal Service.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Trump Admits He Won’t Fund Postal Service Because He Opposes Mail-In Voting

Trump’s latest comments represent his most explicit attacks on vote-by-mail, affirming voting rights advocates’ fears that he is setting the stage to dispute the validity of mail-in-ballots altogether.