Stories tagged: "early voting"


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Fact Check: Kari Lake Repeats Election Lies, Proposes Voter Laws That Already Exist

The Republican candidate's recent attacks against Arizona's election systems have been disproved by both the Arizona Attorney General and the Department of Justice.

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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 - 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.

FILE - In this May 28, 2020, file photo a voter casts her mail-in ballot at in a drop box in West Chester, Pa., prior to the primary election. Former President Donald Trump’s discredited allegations about a stolen election did nothing to save his presidency months ago. Courtrooms, state governments and ultimately Congress affirmed the legitimacy of his defeat and the honesty of the process. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Bill to Restrict Voting Access Could Harm Voters With Disabilities, Advocates Say

The measure includes an exemption for those with disabilities, but critics said it would be of little use because the American with Disabilities Act precludes elections officials from inquiring about a person’s disability.

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Arizona Lawmakers Vote Down More ‘Audit’-Inspired Election Bills

The Arizona Senate voted down more election bills this week that were inspired by the GOP-led "audit" of the 2020 election.

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GOP Lawsuit Looks to Throw Out Early Voting in Arizona

In 2020, 90% of Arizona voters used an absentee ballot, which can be returned by mail, an official drop box run by county election officials, or at a polling place.