Stories tagged: "voting"


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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 - A number of Arizona reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates protest an abortion bill at the Arizona Capitol Monday, April 26, 2021, in Phoenix. GOP lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars Thursday, March 24, 2022, when they passed three bills in party-line votes banning abortion after 15 weeks, prohibiting transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams and restricting gender-affirming health care for minors. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Republicans Fight Culture War in Battleground State

Republican lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars last week when they passed strict measures targeting abortion and the rights of transgender young people.

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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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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.

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Tucson Voters Have the Chance to Raise Their Minimum Wage on Tuesday

Voters in Tucson are being asked to approve a new minimum wage higher than Arizona's current baseline pay.