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A chance for Pima County voters to confront Sinema — if indirectly

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has avoided public scrutiny like last year's fashions. One of her staffers will be at the Pima County supervisor's meeting Tuesday. This may be a rare chance for voters to vent to her.... Read more»

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Analysis

Election admin have an ally in fight against misinformation

Less than 25% of the American public said they trusted the government as of last year, but election officials can work with the media to get ahead of misinformation, and to make themselves a source the public trusts. ... Read more»

White House report highlights voting barriers for Native American voters

Language barriers, cultural disrespect, outright hostility, extreme physical distances to polling places, lack of accessibility and persistent poverty are just some of the obstacles Native Americans face when it comes to exercising their right to vote.... Read more»

Voters with disabilities face new ballot restrictions ahead of midterms

Around the country, new voting restrictions have complicated an already difficult process for 38 million disabled voters—a challenge as advocates navigate sudden shifts and measures undergo last-minute legislative changes during the primary season.... Read more»

Leyes que afectarán la votación, los niños trans y el aborto firmados por Gdor. Ducey de Az

El gobernador de Arizona, Doug Ducey, firmó varios proyectos de ley el miércoles que restringen el aborto, el voto y los jóvenes transgénero, haciéndose eco de la agenda legislativa conservadora que está arrasando en muchos estados.... 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

Arizona Democrats look for help, as scores of election bills land in Legislature

Arizona Democratic Party Chair Raquel Terán concedes that Democrats don’t have the numbers on their own to rebuff Republican election reform bills so she turned Thursday to an unlikely source for help: Republicans.... Read more»

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»

Governors attempt to bridge deep political divides in big D.C. meeting

Governors of both parties from throughout the United States met here over the weekend to try to speak on a unified front about what their states need from the federal government - but the waters were muddied by governors’ clearly divided political views about two major issues.... Read more»

Indigenous voters betrayed by Sinema’s actions in Congress, officials and advocates say

Sen. Sinema's recent vote to maintain the Senate filibuster, blocked other Democrats from passing the Freedom to Vote Act and The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.... Read more»

Arizona Democrats censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema over filibuster support

Arizona Democrats formally censured Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Saturday for her vote to preserve the filibuster and refusal to join her Democratic colleagues in carving out an exception to the 60-vote threshold to allow a voting rights bill to pass.... Read more»

Comic:

Claytoonz: Mitch please

Did Mitch McConnell really state that Black voters aren’t Americans? Yes, yes he did. It’s no mystery why McConnell would say something like this. There’s a simple and obvious answer. His statement was not a gaffe. It was a Freudian slip.... Read more»

Comic: Editorial cartoon

Sinema busts Senate reform: 'Felt cute, might delete democracy later'

The senior senator from Arizona, Kyrsten Sinema, made sure she was the center of attention as she and Sen. Joe Manchin (Tory — Victorian England) stomped on the chance of Democrats passing voting rights laws by crossing the aisle to stand with the Republicans.... Read more»

Voting rights tops Senate agenda as Jan. 6 anniversary nears

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday stressed that Democrats are prepared to change Senate rules to pass voting rights legislation — and linked the move to the attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. ... Read more»

Arizona Sen. Sinema opposes filibuster carveout to advance voting rights legislation

Arizona’s U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema remains opposed to weakening the Senate’s 60-vote threshold for moving ahead on legislation, even as other Democrats are floating the idea of making an exception to the chamber’s rules to pass major voting rights measures. ... Read more»

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»

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