Stories tagged: "Voting 2020"

The Do’s and Dont’s of Voting by Mail During a Pandemic

Voting by mail is a longtime tradition in Arizona. Voting during a major health crisis? Not so much.

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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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Arizona Elections Officials Rush to Correct Voter Information in USPS Postcard

A mailer from the postal service contained vague information about voting that some perceive as being more confusing than helpful.

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College Students Commit to ‘Highest Youth Voter Turnout We Have Ever Seen in Arizona’

Roughly one in five Arizonans are between 19 and 29 years old, and nearly 60% of voters under 35 plan on voting for Democratic candidates.

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28-Year-Old Phoenician Volunteers to Work Polls to Protect Older Arizonans

Most poll workers in Arizona are retirees in their 60s and 70s who are at elevated risk for COVID-19, so younger volunteers are stepping up to help.

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Black Lives Matter Is Inspiring Young People to Register to Vote. Could They Swing the Election?

Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.

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Forgot to Sign Your Early Ballot? You Now Have Five Days to Fix It

Voters who didn't sign their ballot before mailing it in now have five days to remedy the situation but must do so by 7 p.m. on Election Day.