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Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, a Democrat running to replace GOP Gov. David Ducey.

An attorney for Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs urged a judge Wednesday to stop state Attorney General Mark Brnovich from pursuing a criminal action against her for planning to take a candidate signature-gathering system offline for maintenance. Read more»

Pollsters go to ASU campuses and verify that people are registered to vote and provide additional information.

Arizona election officials and other organizations that help register voters say that voters in the state should be aware of changes in voting laws if they want to stay registered to vote in 2022. Read more»

Were the bill to pass this year and go into effect before next year’s election, voters wouldn’t be eligible for removal from the list unless they failed to use their early ballots in the 2022 and 2024 election cycles.

Under Senate Bill 1485, if Arizonans who are signed up for Arizona’s Permanent Early Voting List don’t cast their early ballots for two consecutive election cycles, they’ll receive a notice asking them if they want to remain on the list, and those who don’t respond will be purged from the list, though they’ll still be registered to vote. Read more»

Pascua Yaqui leaders said they still hope to find an answer to their push to reopen a polling place on their land, after a Pima County Board of Supervisors effort failed. The county recorder has defended the decision to close the polling place and said it is too late to change course for this fall’s electon.

What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui tribe, the Pima County Board of Supervisors and the county’s recorder has now turned into a stalemate. Read more»

Interviews with Sunnyside Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo and spokeswoman Mary Veres, attorney Bill Risner, mortgage banker Chuck Byler, developer Richard Studwell, sportswriter Anthony Gimino, and Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry. Read more»