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Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell, shown in her office on Monday, said the U.S. Justice Department’s announcement that it will monitor primary results was expected, in part, because of Arizona’s voter-identification law.

U.S. Justice Department monitors will be in Maricopa County to observe Tuesday’s primary election to ensure that the state complies with the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which makes sure changes to election laws don’t have racist or discriminatory effects. Read more» 1

Arizona's state voter registration website is back online, after being down most of the final day to register for primary elections. The state's EZ Voter website was down Monday, the deadline to register, a spokesman for the Secretary of State's office said. Read more»