Fontes sat down with The Copper Courier to talk about his plans for Arizona's election systems, combatting extremism, and unifying a divided electorate.
In Arizona, youth voter turnout has been on the rise, increasing 16 percentage points from 2014 to 2018 and 18 points between 2016 and 2020.
On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" was written in 1899 by civil rights activist James Weldon Johnson as a rallying cry for equality and justice.
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.
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.
The failed proposals would have added layers of bureaucracy to the election process, such as requiring returned ballots to be sorted by precinct and limiting what pens could be used at polling places.
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