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Critics of the measure called it a 'solution in search of a problem.'

Proposition 309 would require Arizona voters to show a photo ID when they vote in-person and also require people who vote by mail write their birth date, ID number or the last four digits of their Social Security number on a “concealed early ballot affidavit” before signing and returning it. Read more»

Fire districts across Arizona, mostly rural, say a lack of local funding has left them with staff and equipment shortages, which is why they are pushing for the extra sales tax in Proposition 310 that would benefit fire districts.

Prop. 310, a ballot question that would raise the Arizona state sales tax from 5.6% to 5.7% for the next 20 years with the new revenue distributed to the 144 fire districts in the state, would help fund vital emergency services but hit taxpayers that might not benefit from the services. Read more»