Stories tagged: "voting rights"


Guadalupe residents sit outside a polling station, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Guadalupe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Republicans Are Spreading Election Disinformation in Maricopa County—Again

Republicans wasted no time Tuesday spreading false information about voting in Maricopa County. 

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8 in 10 Arizonans Regularly Vote by Mail. It’s Safe and Secure, No Matter What Some Candidates Say.

While some Republicans are making false accusations that mail-in voting suddenly isn’t secure, Arizona has offered flexible early voting since the 1990s.

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Not so Honest Abe: Republican Attorney General Candidate Abe Hamadeh Lied About His Experience

Hamadeh has made a habit of misleading voters or straight-up lying about his background and experience, according to personnel records.

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GOP Escalates Fight Against Citizen-led Ballot Initiatives in Arizona, Other States

Republican lawmakers in Arizona have placed constitutional amendments on the ballot proposing to make it harder to approve citizen initiatives in the future.

FILE - Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert M. Brutinel speaks during oral arguments, in Phoenix on April 20, 2021. The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday, April 21, 2022, ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject a massive income tax cut approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov, Doug Ducey last year. The order signed by Chief Justice Brutinel does not explain the court's reasoning, saying a full opinion will be released later. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Arizona Voting Rights Initiative Will Not Be on the November Ballot

A series of court battles reduced the number of eligible petition signatures from more than 475,000 to fewer than 2,000 shy of the required 238,000.

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A Republican Candidate for County Office Just Encouraged Voters to Interfere With Polling Equipment

Elections officials have asked in-person voters to use the pens provided at the polls—which contain fast-drying ink—to avoid ink smearing and potentially invalidating the ballot.

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Trump Endorsed This AZ Candidate for US Senate. Here’s What You Need To Know About Him.

From the start of his campaign, Blake Masters has taken stances that are extreme even among his fellow Republicans. Here are the ones you should know about.