Voting by mail is a longtime tradition in Arizona. Voting during a major health crisis? Not so much.
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.
A mailer from the postal service contained vague information about voting that some perceive as being more confusing than helpful.
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.
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.
Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.
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.