Stories tagged: "arizona voters"


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Arizona Democrats Call for Audit Probe, As Federal Panel Starts Its Own

A federal investigation launched last week into the private firm that was contracted to do the audit of Maricopa County's 2020 election results.

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AP Investigation Finds Only 4 Voter Fraud Cases From 2020 Election in Arizona Have Led to Charges

Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in last year’s presidential election.

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‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

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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.

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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...

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‘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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Arizona Supreme Court Questions Legality of Voter-Approved Tax That Would Give Millions to Schools

The Invest in Education Act is expected to raise more than $800 million a year in new taxes for education. The Arizona Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on whether hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes collected under a voter initiative enacted in November can be legally spent when a provision of the state...