Stories tagged: "Arizona Republicans"


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Court Challenges Come Swiftly to Voting Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship

The law goes against the National Voter Registration Act, and would require would-be voters to provide documents proving their citizenship before they would be allowed to vote.

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Arizona Court Declines Republican Party’s Request to End Early Voting

The lawsuit is one of the most recent attempts to restrict access to the ballot box resulting from former President Donald Trump's repeated lies regarding his loss in 2020.

FILE - A number of Arizona reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates protest an abortion bill at the Arizona Capitol Monday, April 26, 2021, in Phoenix. GOP lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars Thursday, March 24, 2022, when they passed three bills in party-line votes banning abortion after 15 weeks, prohibiting transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams and restricting gender-affirming health care for minors. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Republicans Fight Culture War in Battleground State

Republican lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars last week when they passed strict measures targeting abortion and the rights of transgender young people.

FILE - The Arizona House of Representatives gather during a legislative session Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Arizona Legislature voted to ban gender-reassignment surgery for minors and sends bill to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday, March 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Despite a Majority in the Legislature, Republicans Fail to Pass Many Restrictive Voting Laws

Voting proposals from Democrats, on the other hand, include automatic and same-day voter registration, opening more early voting locations, and implementing a voters’ bill of rights.

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Arizona Senate Votes Down Bill to Audit Every Election

The bill would have appropriated nearly $4 million a year to conduct an audit of elections in Maricopa and Pima counties as well as two randomly selected smaller counties.

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Townsend Drops US House Bid After Rebuke of Rogers Costs Her Trump Backing

Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend dropped her bid for Congress after failing to get a “promised” endorsement from former President Donald Trump.

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Republican-Led Education Committee Passes School Censorship Bill

Despite such proposals being deeply unpopular, many states have moved to ban or restrict any curriculum that has to do with teaching about sexuality or race relations.