Stories tagged: "Protect the Vote 2020"

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UPDATE: Courts Say Voters Cannot Verify Unsigned Ballot Past Election Day

Voters who return their ballots without a signature must remedy the situation by 7 p.m. on Nov. 3 in order to have their vote counted.

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.

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Arizona’s Voting Registration Deadline Remains Oct. 23, For Now

The 18-day registration deadline extension is expected to result in an additional 65,000 Arizonans registered to vote in time for the upcoming election.

Linda Holman Bentley, left, of the League of Women Voters, helps sign up a Phoenix College student fill out a voter registration form at Phoenix College on National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
JUST IN: Judge Extends Arizona Voter Registration Deadline to Oct. 23

The decision was met with opposition by Gov. Doug Ducey, the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

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Arizona AG Wants to Pause Ruling That Allows More Time to Remedy Unsigned Ballots

Just over 3,000 early ballots returned during the 2016 general election were rejected for not having a signature.

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Pima County Recorder Refuses to Reopen Voting Center for Pascua Yaqui Tribe

County officials authorized an emergency voting site for the tribe, but the recorder’s office says they have no plans to open a new polling place.

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Lawsuit Accuses Arizona’s Absentee Ballot Laws of Disenfranchisement

Elections officials say lawmakers like Rep. Shawnna Bolick have spread information about mail-in voting that is, "inaccurate and often misleading."