Stories tagged: "voting rights"


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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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Court Challenges Come Swiftly to Voting Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship

The law goes against the National Voter Registration Act, and would require would-be voters to provide documents proving their citizenship before they would be allowed to vote.

FILE - The Arizona House of Representatives gather during a legislative session Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Arizona Legislature voted to ban gender-reassignment surgery for minors and sends bill to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday, March 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Despite a Majority in the Legislature, Republicans Fail to Pass Many Restrictive Voting Laws

Voting proposals from Democrats, on the other hand, include automatic and same-day voter registration, opening more early voting locations, and implementing a voters’ bill of rights.

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Arizona Lawmakers Vote Down More ‘Audit’-Inspired Election Bills

The Arizona Senate voted down more election bills this week that were inspired by the GOP-led "audit" of the 2020 election.

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State Republicans Failed to Pass These 6 ‘Bad Policy’ Election Laws

The failed proposals would have added layers of bureaucracy to the election process, such as requiring returned ballots to be sorted by precinct and limiting what pens could be used at polling places.

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Voter ID Bill Adds Restrictions on Early Voters

The proposed law would require Arizona voters to show their ID an additional time to vote, this time when dropping off an early ballot at a voting center.

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Arizona Democrats Vote to Censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

The censuring of Simena is mostly symbolic. It acts as a way for Democrats in Arizona to publicly reprimand the senator for obstructing President Biden’s agenda.