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Pima County election workers processing early ballots, Nov. 4, 2022.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Tuesday to certify the canvass of 2022 election results reported by officials. Opposition to approving the canvass came from Steve Christy, the lone Republican on the board. Read more»

After running them through a vote-counting machine, an election worker gathers ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Thursday, when more than 500,000 statewide still needed to be counted.

There are still more than 500,000 ballots to be counted from Tuesday’s elections — including 114,000 in Pima County and more than 300,000 in Maricopa County — but officials insisted they are still on schedule to complete the count. Read more»

Pima County Recorder Gabriella Cázares-Kelly, left, and Elections Director Constance Hargrove gave a virtual press conference Wednesday afternoon.

About 160,000 ballots remain to be counted in Pima County on Wednesday, among about half a million still to tally across Arizona, as many races remain too close to call. Read more»

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»

Sun Tran fees have been waived by the city of Tucson since the onset of the conoravirus pandemic. They're looking to make a comeback.

It doesn't seem to be a question of "if" bus fares will return in Tucson. It's more a matter of how. Maybe the Council could borrow the money from Pima County, which may be rolling in it. Read more»

One of the peaks at the Santa Rita Mountains, about 40 miles south of Tucson, will be renamed to Santa Rita Peak to eliminate the use of a racist and sexist slur against Native Americans. The U.S. Department of Interior announced Thursday that almost 650 sites on public lands nationwide will remove the term from their names.

Hundreds of geographic sites nationwide, including two locations in Southern Arizona and 66 across the state, have been renamed to remove a racial and sexist slur against Native Americans, the U.S. Interior Department announced Thursday. Read more»

Rebecca DuPree turns in her ballot during a Pima County mock election in June.

An interim report on the August primary election found few problems, but Pima County supervisors clashed Tuesday over "woes" and indicated they want more answers about possible fixes before November. Republicans have continued to question election systems in the wake of Donald Trump's loss in 2020. Read more»

The Pima County Recorder's Office has sent out stickers saying "I voted" in Tohono O'odham and Spanish, as well as English, with early vote-by-mail ballots. Read more»

Thousands of voter registration cards got mailed out with quickly outdated information. Supervisor Steve Christy wants answers. Pima County Recorder Gabriella Cazares-Kelly said it was on purpose.

Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy will dress down County Recorder Gabriella Cazares-Kelly because it's a free shot for the Republican to raise an "elections integrity" issue. Cue the Democrat's sigh and eyeroll. Read more»

The Pima County Recorder’s Office mailed 615,000 voter ID cards to voters in May knowing many had outdated information and would need to be reprinted and resent, a decision it defends but one that will likely cost thousands of dollars in additional expenses. Read more»

Pima County voters will receive new voter registration cards over the next several days. More than 650,000 cards were sent out Wednesday, with each registered voter in the county mailed an updated document. Read more»

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to open 15 sites for early voters to drop off ballots for this year's primary and general elections. Read more»

Pima County Recorder Gabriella Cázares-Kelly

Pima County Recorder Gabriella Cázares-Kelly made history as the first Native American to hold a countywide seat in Pima County with her 2020 win. Now she’s helping to usher in a new era for local elections. Read more»

Pima County voters will be able to cast ballots at their choice of locations, rather than assigned precinct sites, after the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to approve the change ahead of the 2022 primary and general elections. Read more»

Wildflowers bloom near the base of Piestewa Peak in Phoenix in 2013. The mountain was renamed in 2003 from Squaw Peak because the word 'squaw' is a derogatory term. There are still 67 places on federal lands in Arizona that use that term, and all will be renamed because of an order by the U.S. Department of Interior.

Arizona officials and advocates praised U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland for declaring "squaw" as a derogatory term and ordering that it be removed from any geographic feature on federal lands, which will rename 67 locations in Arizona. Read more»

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