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After running through a vote-counting machine, an election worker gathers ballots
On Thursday, a legislative panel inquired about Maricopa County where printers struggled to handle ballots, causing delays and frustration in recent elections.
Dec. 28, 2023
Adrian Fontes
Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes plans to release the state’s new Elections Procedures Manual Friday ahead of a Dec. 31 deadline.
Dec. 28, 2023
Mail-in ballot
The system, which is already used by Maricopa and Pima counties would text voters when their ballots are going out and when they are received by the state.
Dec. 28, 2023
Man in dark suit and red tie at podium
Louisiana congressman Mike Johnson was elected as House Speaker in October. Arizona’s congressional delegation has mixed reviews on his performance so far – and, predictably, those reviews fall along party lines.
Dec. 26, 2023
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But Mike Noble of Noble Predictive Insights says that the Latino voters are not a monolith, with the voting group breaks into subcategories based on current culture, country of ancestral origin and age.
Dec. 25, 2023
Stephen Richer Kari Lake
Barrett Marson of Marson Media and attorney Tom Ryan joined The Show to talk about to talk about this week’s continuation of Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer’s defamation lawsuit against Kari Lake, the House Ethics Committee hearing testimony on a Democratic lawmaker and more.
Dec. 22, 2023
Arizona state Rep. Athena Salman
In Tempe, an open Arizona House seat is garnering interest from Democrats. The district’s remaining House member is now eyeing a move to the Senate.
Dec. 21, 2023
Kari Lake
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer against former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake.
Dec. 20, 2023
A vote center at El Mirage City Hall
The complaints claim the judges presided over cases relating to elections where their retention was also on the ballot. However, none of the more than a dozen Arizona judges had their own elections challenged.
Dec. 20, 2023
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The Show spoke with Jen Fifield, who covers voting in Arizona for Votebeat, about "federal-only" voter lists and who is affected by those laws.
Dec. 20, 2023
Warren Petersen (left) and Ben Toma
Attorneys made their final arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit about heightened voter registration requirements passed by Arizona lawmakers. Depositions show that a conservative group had a heavy hand in passing the Republican measures.
Dec. 19, 2023
Man and woman pose
First Place Arizona, a non-profit that offers supportive housing for adults with autism, Down Syndrome and other neurodiversities, is launching a new initiative to get people with disabilities registered to vote in 2024.
Dec. 19, 2023
Kari Lake
Lawyers for Kari Lake told a judge Tuesday that the defamation suit against her by Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer should be thrown out because the failed Republican candidate for governor believes her statements about injected ballots and sabotaged voting machines in the 2022 election she lost are true.
Dec. 19, 2023
Chris Christie
Today, the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office randomly selected the ballot order for the state’s Republican and Democratic presidential preference elections that take place on March 19.
Dec. 18, 2023
Safwat Saleem poses in front of a blue to green color gradient. He is bald, has a short beard, and wears square glasses. He wears a plain black shirt and is looking off to the side, away from the camera.
Many organizations have already launched get-out-the-vote campaigns ahead of the next presidential election. That includes the AAPI Civic Engagement Fund, which advocates for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
More Arizona election news
Dec. 18, 2023
Man in suit and tie sits
Republican state Rep. Alexander Kolodin agreed to accept punishment from the State Bar of Arizona for his actions while representing clients who challenged the results of the 2020 election.
Dec. 15, 2023
Jacob Warner supreme court
Paul Bentz of HighGround and Dawn Penich-Thacker of Agave Strategy joined The Show to talk about the Arizona Supreme Court hearing on abortion laws in the state and more news of the week.
Dec. 14, 2023
The lawmakers claim the law provides too much power to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission. Assistant Attorney General Nathan Arrowsmith argued that Arizona's citizens are able to pass their own laws without legislative approval.
Dec. 14, 2023
Kari Lake
An Arizona Supreme Court panel has found probable cause to allow the state Bar to move forward with complaints against three attorneys who represented Kari Lake in cases related to the 2022 election.
More Arizona politics news
Dec. 12, 2023
2022 arizona midterm ballot
Sixteen candidates have qualified to appear on the ballot in Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election in March, headlined by President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.
Dec. 12, 2023

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