Stories tagged: "voter registration"

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We Asked These Companies Where They Stand on Arizona’s Anti-Voter Bills. They Didn’t Answer.

Dozens of Arizona business leaders signed an op-ed condemning the bills, but many others didn’t comment. The Arizona Legislature is considering a host of bills that would make it more difficult for voters to cast their ballots.  The bills in Arizona have drawn ire from business leaders statewide, including many more than 50 executives who...

Voters stand in line outside a polling station, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
The For the People Act Can Stop the Arizona GOP’s Voter Suppression Efforts

The law would allow automatic voter registration, set unified early and mail-in voting standards, and modernize elections while ensuring their security.

Democrats Pass Independents in Arizona Voter Registration, But GOP Still Leads

Democrats registered 226,579 new voters from 2018 to 2020. Arizona Democrats registered more new voters in the last election cycle than any other party, moving ahead of independents in registration for the first time in 10 years – but still failing to overtake Republicans. Democrats registered 226,579 new voters from 2018 to 2020 to reach...

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Arizona Saw Record Turnout This Year. Here’s How We Can Top That.

Arizona saw record turnout for the 2020 general election, and voting rights activists hope to have record-breaking turnout again in 2022.

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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.

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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.