Stories tagged: "voter turnout"


FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019 file photo students at Phoenix College gather to fill out voter registration forms on National Voter Registration Day on campus, in Phoenix. Immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos in Arizona for nearly two decades helped propel Joe Biden to victory in a traditionally conservative state.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
The Growing Power of Latino Voters in Arizona

As Arizonans gear up for a heated election season, signs increasingly point to a record-breaking number of Latino voters making their way to the ballot box this fall.

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.

File photo by Diannie Chavez/Cronkite News
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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Poll: Young Arizonans Care About the Economy, Disapprove of Both Republicans and Democrats

Millennials and Gen Z-age voters make up nearly half of Arizona’s electorate: nearly 22% of registered voters are 29 years old or younger, and 23% are between the ages of 30 and 44.

Voters deliver their ballots to a polling station on Nov. 3, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. Texas has become the latest state where Republicans have rolled back access to voting methods that soared in popularity during last year’s pandemic presidential election. The Texas bill, expected to be signed soon by Gov. Greg Abbott, follows similar legislation this year in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa and some other GOP-controlled states. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Nearly 1.5 Million Arizonans Making $50K or Less Voted in 2020 Election

Low-income Arizonans cast nearly 1.5 million votes in the 2020 general election—nearly 40% of votes statewide—according to a recent study.

AP Photo/Matt York, File
Election Day? Plan on Election Week, Officials Say

“So many people don’t realize that election night is never the final count,” said Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman, who asks people to be patient.

Over 6 million Americans have already voted in the 2020 election, shattering records.
How Huge Has Early Voting Been in 2020? Try Over-6-Million-Ballots Huge.

With a deadly pandemic raging alongside a particularly contentious election, voter turnout numbers for all types of early voting are shattering records across the United States.