Stories tagged: "voting"


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A Place at the Table: Latinas in Arizona Strive for Representation in Politics

Latinos are a growing force in the nation’s political landscape, even as they lag in election to public office in Arizona. Esme Franco Ruiz is passionate about her work in politics—even though she despises politics. “I don’t like politics because it tends to be very, very shady,” she said. “I don’t appreciate how it’s a...

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Pima County Has a New Recorder, and She’s Already Making History

Gabriella Cázares-Kelly decided to run for office after uncovering systemic issues she felt prevented indigenous community members from being able to vote.

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How Maricopa County Elections Went From DOJ Investigation in 2016 to Smooth Sailing in 2020

Under Adrian Fontes, Maricopa County elections transformed from problem-plagued debacles to successful even during a global pandemic.

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When Talking About the “Latino Vote” Make Sure to Mention These Five Latino Organizations

The massive turnout is the result of grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos for decades, not just during this election.

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How to Vote in Person in Arizona, Pandemic Edition

If voting with an absentee ballot isn't an option for you—or you just want to vote in person—here’s what you need to know to cast your ballot.

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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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Are You Bilingual? This Group Wants You to Be a Poll Worker.

Mi Familia Vota organization is joining other groups across the U.S. in trying to persuade younger people to work at polling places, especially those who are bilingual.