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Yuma sheriff isn’t investigating election fraud because of '2000 Mules'

Dinesh D’Souza told a conservative podcast that “2000 Mules,” his film making flawed and faulty claims about election fraud in 2020, directly led the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office to open up an investigation — but the sheriff says that’s simply not true. ... Read more»

Navajo president backs bill to protect Native American voting rights

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez urged a Senate Judiciary subcommittee to support the Native American Voting Rights Act, which would set minimum federal requirements for voting on tribal lands, including early voting, mail-in balloting, ballot collecting and ID standards.... Read more»

Attorneys, advocates reflect on new Native American Voting Rights bill

Some people with stakes in Indigenous voter rights are looking to the Native American Voting Rights Act to help address physical and cultural voting and election problems for tribal members.... Read more»

Arizona GOP lawmakers launch ballot measure for voter ID on early ballots

Several Arizona Republican lawmakers and a conservative advocacy group want to give voters an opportunity to impose a new identification requirement for early ballots, prompted in part by concerns that voters lack trust in elections after nearly a year of baseless fraud claims.... Read more»

Advocates blast Supreme Court decision upholding Arizona election laws

The Supreme Court Thursday rejected claims that Arizona’s ballot-harvesting and out-of-precinct election rules discriminate against minority voters, a ruling that one critic said “takes a sledgehammer” to equal voting protections. ... Read more»

2 women charged with collecting 4 ballots under Arizona 'ballot harvesting' law

Two Yuma County women were indicted for turning in four ballots in the August primary as, for the first time, Arizona is prosecuting someone under a 2016 law banning collection of early ballots — a practice dubbed "ballot harvesting" by opponents.... Read more»

Supreme Court to review Arizona voting laws overturned as discriminatory

The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear Arizona’s defense of two election laws, on ballot-collecting and out-of-precinct voting, that were struck down by a lower court earlier this year as racially discriminatory.... Read more»

Supreme Court takes up Arizona ballot delivery law

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments over the constitutionality of an Arizona law restricting who can deliver ballots for voters unable to leave their homes during an election.... Read more»

States begin prep for mail-in voting in presidential election

Election officials in states with restrictive absentee requirements are looking for ways to allow as many voters as possible to use absentee ballots, a safer alternative to in-person voting in a global pandemic. I... Read more»

‘What’s old is new again': Advocates say tribal voting hurdles remain

Voting barriers for Native Americans have always existed, but polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding for elections are making things worse, advocates told a House panel Tuesday. ... Read more»