Stories tagged: "ballots"


Volunteers help voters as voters drop off their ballots at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Phoenix. In Arizona, Maricopa County, the nation's second-largest voting jurisdiction, a steady stream of cars go in and out of the parking lot to deliver ballots at the drop box location. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
No Major Problems With Ballot Drop Boxes in 2020, AP Finds

Arizona reported no damage, stolen ballots, or fraud associated with ballot drop boxes in 2020.

Photo by Luis Alvarez/Getty Images
Poll: Young Arizonans Care About the Economy, Disapprove of Both Republicans and Democrats

Millennials and Gen Z-age voters make up nearly half of Arizona’s electorate: nearly 22% of registered voters are 29 years old or younger, and 23% are between the ages of 30 and 44.

AP Photo/Matt York, File
Election Day? Plan on Election Week, Officials Say

“So many people don’t realize that election night is never the final count,” said Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman, who asks people to be patient.

Image courtesy The Maricopa County Elections Department ballot processing livestream.
Expanded Access to Voting Led to Historic Early Voter Turnout in Arizona

Over 2.4 million voters voted early this year, surpassing the overall number of early ballots cast in the 2016 general election.

hand holding early ballots up to ballot drop box slot
Courts Are Hurrying to Decide on Arizona Election Rules. Here’s Where They Stand.

While the bulk of Arizona’s election system remains the same this year, some potential changes brought on by the pandemic are up in the air with the courts.

FILE - In this April 19, 2018, file photo, Rivko Knox, of Phoenix, a volunteer with the League of Women Voters, collects signatures for a ballot measure on campaign financing outside a polling station in Glendale, Ariz. A lawsuit filed Tuesday, July 3, 2018, on Knox's behalf, seeks to overturn a 2016 law that bars groups in Arizona from collecting early mail-in ballots from voters and delivering them as part of get-out-the-vote efforts. Photo by Anita Snow, Associated Press
Battle Over Arizona’s Ballot Collection Law Heads to Supreme Court

Republicans are arguing to protect laws that restrict individuals from mailing ballots on the behalf of others and out-of-precinct voting.

File photo by Cayla Nimmo, Associated Press
How the Pandemic Changed the Way We Vote

Over one million absentee ballots were mailed in Maricopa County, and elections officials have devised many ways for voters to safely cast their ballots.