Stories tagged: "voter suppression"


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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Controversial GOP-Backed Bill That Could Purge Thousands from Early Voting List

The law is part of a slate of restrictive Republican-backed bills that has emerged across the country in the wake of the 2020 election.

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Controversial GOP-Backed Bill That Would Purge Thousands from Early Voting List Passes House

The bill will now return to the Senate for a final vote.  The Arizona House voted Tuesday to pass a controversial bill that would purge thousands of voters from the state’s permanent early voting list if they miss every election in two consecutive election cycles.  Senate Bill 1485 could purge more than 150,000 voters and...

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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...

Arizona initiatives
Federal Judge Refuses Request to Gather Signatures Online For Arizona Initiatives

Proponents argue there's no other safe and effective way for them to get their proposals on the ballot.