Stories tagged: "Election anxiety"


Kari Lake speaking with supporters at a "Stand for Freedom" rally at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Could Anti-Abortion, Election-Denying Conspiracy Theorist Kari Lake Be Arizona’s Next Governor? We’ll Find Out Soon.

Gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake has staked out truly some radical positions on a host of different issues—ones that would have significant consequences for Arizona families.

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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 - 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 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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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Expresses ‘Great Concern’ About Future of Arizona Election Integrity

Election officials say they've noticed that confirmation bias toward far-right ideology is a major problem with voters when it comes to accepting election results.

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Democrats Blast ‘Cancer’ of Arizona Election Probe on Eve of Release

No matter what the reviews in Arizona and elsewhere purport to find, they cannot reverse the 2020 election results.

Members of the group "Arizona Republicans Who Believe In Treating Others With Respect" hold signs in support of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, during evening rush hour in Phoenix, Arizona on October 16, 2020. - Arizona has not elected a Democrat since Bill Clinton's second win in 1996, but is undergoing major demographic changes. The state best known abroad for the Grand Canyon is seeing a rapid growth in urban areas, among young college-educated voters, and in its robust Latino community -- groups that tend to favor the Democratic Party. But key to next month's election is that the average Arizona voter, whether Republican or Democrat, tends to be more moderate and is "tired of the President's behavior and the rhetoric coming from his campaign," according to Arizona State University politics lecturer Gina Woodall.
Party Poopers: Independent Voter Registrations Surge as Parties Fall

Republican, Democratic and Libertarian parties all saw drops in registration from the general election, while unaffiliated voters made strong gains.