Stories tagged: "voter suppression"


Volunteers help voters as voters drop off their ballots at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Phoenix. In Arizona, Maricopa County, the nation's second-largest voting jurisdiction, a steady stream of cars go in and out of the parking lot to deliver ballots at the drop box location. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
No Major Problems With Ballot Drop Boxes in 2020, AP Finds

Arizona reported no damage, stolen ballots, or fraud associated with ballot drop boxes in 2020.

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Fact Check: Kari Lake Repeats Election Lies, Proposes Voter Laws That Already Exist

The Republican candidate's recent attacks against Arizona's election systems have been disproved by both the Arizona Attorney General and the Department of Justice.

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White House Releases Report on Native American Voting Rights

“For far too long, members of tribal nations and Native communities have faced unnecessary burdens when they attempt to exercise their sacred right to vote,” the White House said.

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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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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More Than 200 Faith Leaders Ask NFL to Pull Super Bowl From Arizona Over Restrictive Voting Laws

Phoenix was disqualified as the host city for the Super Bowl in 1993 because Arizona did not recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a state holiday. The city lost an estimated $200 million in revenue.

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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.