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Every Az voter's name, address & ballot would be published online after every election under GOP proposal

Every Arizona voter who casts a ballot would have their name and address published online by election officials under a proposal being backed by Republican legislators. ... Read more»

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Gates expresses ‘great concerns’ about future of Arizona election integrity

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates told a national panel Wednesday he has “great concerns about the future” of election integrity in Arizona, after threats following the 2020 election and as election deniers run for Secretary of State in 2022. ... Read more»

Hobbs will shut down, update Az online election petitions after judge denies GOP court move

Secretary of State Katie Hobbs will temporarily shut down Arizona's online signature-gathering portal for candidates next month, despite a judge's refusal to preemptively block Attorney General Mark Brnovich from taking legal action against her for it.... Read more»

Arizona GOP ballot measure would restrict early voting to speed up ballot counting

Nail-biter elections that last two weeks after the polls close could be a thing of the past under a proposed measure that could be on the November ballot — with the trade-off that Arizonans will have fewer options for casting their votes.... Read more»1

Despite lingering claims, election officials hope to put 2020 in the past

While bipartisan panel of election officials preferred to look forward to the 2022 general elections, other voting rights advocates said officials cannot afford to ignore the ongoing threat posed by election deniers.... Read more»

Arizona redistricting commissioners exchange accusations, final map certification delayed

Arizona redistricting commissioners spent several hours airing accusations and grievances over the recently concluded mapmaking process but unexpectedly adjourned without certifying the final congressional and legislative districts. ... Read more»1

Arizona candidates won’t be able to collect online signatures in their new districts at all in 2022

Legislative and congressional candidates won’t be able to use Arizona’s online system to collect the signatures they need to get their names on the ballot if they file to run using their new district numbers at all this year. ... Read more»

Arizona Secretary of State’s online signature-gathering system breaks after redistricting

Arizona voters who want to sign online petitions and the candidates who need those signatures to get their names on the ballot this November are being thwarted by a glitch in the secretary of state’s system caused by the decennial redistricting process. ... Read more»

‘Patriot Party’ misses deadline to be an official Arizona political party in 2022

The fledgling Patriot Party skipped an appointment with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office to submit signatures so it can be recognized as an official party, meaning its candidates won’t be on the ballot in the 2022 election cycle, the first since its formation.... Read more»

Income tax cut referendum qualifies for ballot, Arizona secretary of state says

The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office announced that the referendum effort on Gov. Ducey’s tax cut package, signed into law earlier this year, gathered more than the 118,823 signatures needed to block the tax cuts from going into effect unless voters approve them next year. ... Read more»1

Votantes de Arizona deben saber como mantenerse registrados y funcionarios del estado quieren ayudar

Con los cambios en las leyes de votación, las oficinas del Secretario de Estado de Arizona y el Registrador del Condado están enseñando a los votantes a registrarse y permanecer registrados para las elecciones de 2022.... Read more»

Arizona voters should know how to stay registered for the 2022 election, and state officials want to help

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»

U.S. and Mexico to take a more 'holistic' approach to public safety

The proposed "U.S.-Mexico Bicentennial Framework for Security, Public Health, and Safe Communities," which, like the Mérida Initiative before, approaches the problems of drug trafficking, violence, and abuse on the basis of the countries’ "shared responsibility" for the problems. ... Read more»

Arizona Secretary of State Hobbs pushes for federal voting legislation to protect workers, voters

It’s been almost a year since the 2020 elections, but Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs told a Senate panel Tuesday that it’s not over for her staff, who have been subject to “near constant harassment” from election deniers. ... Read more»

Arizona officials cite highs, lows that will be Colin Powell’s legacy

Arizona politicians from both sides of the aisle praised former Secretary of State Colin Powell as a dedicated public servant who will inspire “generations of Americans,” but who also leaves behind a mixed legacy. ... Read more»

Arizona has permitted all-mail elections for 30 years

The all-mail elections underway across Arizona for school district bond and override issues, which raised concerns among several Republican political figures this week, have been permitted by state law for 30 years. ... Read more»

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