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Arizona leads nation in proposals to suppress votes, groups say

According to the Brennan Center for Justice, Arizona leads the nation in “proposed voter suppression legislation in 2021.” Arizona community organizations and voting rights groups have identified approximately 40 bills introduced by Republican lawmakers that would make it harder for voters to cast their ballot.... Read more»

Bill would mostly eliminate emergency voting in Arizona

The measure would only allow emergency voting in times of war, civil unrest or a natural disaster and would allow voters to videotape and photograph election workers inside polling places. Some Republicans in recent years have claimed that emergency voting centers are not used for real emergencies, but as opportunities for liberal groups to increase voter turnout.... Read more»

Pascua Yaqui & Pima Recorder tussle over early voting on Tucson reservation

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe has tried unsuccessfully to lobby for the restoration of the sole early voting site on its reservation near Tucson. Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez opposes setting it up, saying it's barely used.... Read more»