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The Show spoke with Sybil Francis, who heads up the nonpartisan Center for the Future of Arizona, about where points of agreements lie in Arizonans and what it means that politicians usually ignore them.
Jan. 16, 2024
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The Show spoke with Mekela Panditharatne, counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice in the Elections and Government Program, about the potential impacts of AI on this election year.
Jan. 16, 2024
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With a presidential election on the horizon and artificial intelligence filtering into new areas of everyday life, the question becomes: How could AI content affect election integrity? One Arizona lawmaker says political candidates need a way to fight often-convincing misinformation made with the help of artificial intelligence.
Jan. 15, 2024
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The nonpartisan watchdog group that successfully sued the Arizona Senate to obtain records related to its so-called “audit” of Maricopa County’s 2020 election has now set its sights on Cochise County.
Jan. 11, 2024
Mark Finchem
The State Bar of Arizona disciplined another attorney who presented baseless challenges to the results of the 2022 election.
Jan. 11, 2024
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Ahead of 2024 elections, voting advocates in Arizona are aiming to boost voter registration strategies for Native voters, as they still face many of the same barriers that Navajo elections coordinator Alta Edison worked to break down.
Jan. 11, 2024
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An election recount law passed by the Arizona Legislature in 2022 could cause election officials to miss key primary and general election deadlines this year — and even put the state’s presidential election votes in jeopardy.
Jan. 10, 2024
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Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer’s defamation lawsuit against Republican Kari Lake can move forward after the Arizona Court of Appeals declined to consider Lake’s request to dismiss the case.
Jan. 10, 2024
Arizona state Rep. Athena Salman
Tempe Democrats chose three candidates to replace outgoing Representative Athena Salman (D-Tempe) in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Jan. 10, 2024
Kimberly Yee and Katie Hobbs
The Show spoke with Jim Small with the Arizona Mirror about discourse between Gov. Katie Hobbs and Treasurer Kimberly Yee on the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
Jan. 9, 2024
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The city of Mesa has posted a draft of its 2050 General Plan for public review and feedback.
Jan. 6, 2024
Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced that he’s obtained enough signatures to run for mayor of Fountain Hills this fall. Arpaio — who served as sheriff from 1993 to 2017 — previously ran for mayor in 2022 but was defeated by incumbent Ginny Dickey.
Jan. 5, 2024
Katie Hobbs speaks at podium
Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs acknowledged that her proposal to reform the state’s school voucher program is unlikely to gain traction with Republicans at the state Legislature. But that won’t stop the governor from making the pitch to lawmakers — and voters.
Jan. 4, 2024
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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously elected Jack Sellers to be its new chair on Wednesday, replacing Clint Hickman.
Jan. 3, 2024
A vote center in north Phoenix
Arizona is now a key swing state rife with independent voters and races that are increasingly tight. And then, of course, there’s the issue of elections themselves — if candidates will challenge them and if the electorate will trust them.
Jan. 3, 2024
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Prominent Arizona Republicans are threatening to sue Democratic Secretary of State Adrian Fontes over the new Elections Procedures Manual he issued over the weekend.
Jan. 2, 2024
A vote center in north Phoenix
The election for Arizona Republicans and Democrats to nominate presidential candidates is in less than three months. And according to one Phoenix-based pollster, a steady stream of political ads is set to start around then.
Jan. 2, 2024
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As Arizona continues to grow in population, it is becoming increasingly likely that the state will gain an additional seat in the U.S. House by 2030.
Jan. 2, 2024
Adrian Fontes
As 2024 begins, so too does a highly anticipated election year. Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes says he and his office have been working with federal and state partners to secure elections on the county level.
Jan. 2, 2024
New Arizona voters like Nilesh Patel are registering in a state that next year has key congressional races and could play a crucial role in the presidential election. And many new voters see their eligibility to participate in elections as an impactful and exciting responsibility.
More Arizona election news
Jan. 2, 2024

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