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Democrats Pass Independents in Arizona Voter Registration, But GOP Still Leads

Democrats registered 226,579 new voters from 2018 to 2020. Arizona Democrats registered more new voters in the last election cycle than any other party, moving ahead of independents in registration for the first time in 10 years – but still failing to overtake Republicans. Democrats registered 226,579 new voters from 2018 to 2020 to reach...

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How Maricopa County Elections Went From DOJ Investigation in 2016 to Smooth Sailing in 2020

Under Adrian Fontes, Maricopa County elections transformed from problem-plagued debacles to successful even during a global pandemic.

The Last Arizona County Finalizes Election Tally. Biden Has Won Arizona.

Elected leaders in the last Arizona county to certify results signed off on their tally, setting the stage for state leaders to formalize Biden's win.

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Arizona Saw Record Turnout This Year. Here’s How We Can Top That.

Arizona saw record turnout for the 2020 general election, and voting rights activists hope to have record-breaking turnout again in 2022.

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This Former Prisoner Believes Julie Gunnigle Can Create Real Change in Maricopa County

Criminal justice reform under Gunnigle includes an end to the cash bail system and ending the practice of prosecuting for low-level marijuana offenses.

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Today Is the Last Day to Mail in Your Ballot, Arizona

Voters who do not mail back their ballots today can still vote in person or return their ballot at any ballot drop-off location in the state.

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Iraqi Refugee Votes in First US Presidential Election in Phoenix

Bilal Alobaidi came to the US as a refugee in late 2013. While he was able to get a job and exercise other rights, the one thing he couldn’t do was vote.