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The Arizona Green Party turned in signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office on Tuesday in an attempt to again become a recognized political party in the state.
Nov. 28, 2023
putting a ballot in a mailbox
A bipartisan group hoping to do away with Arizona’s partisan primary elections officially launched their campaign to qualify for the 2024 ballot on Tuesday. The group wants to create open primaries, where voters can select any candidate, regardless of party affiliation.
Nov. 28, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen and House Speaker Ben Toma must answer questions about two voting laws.
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Nov. 27, 2023
USPS mail totes for Maricopa County election election ballots
In a swing state, like Arizona, where only a few thousand votes can make the difference, voting advocates say political parties need to recognize Native American voters' power.
Nov. 27, 2023
Early ballot drop box at the Maricopa County Elections Department
A lawsuit has been filed against Secretary of State Adrian Fontes over the use of drop boxes for voting. The Arizona Free Enterprise Club, which advocates for additional restrictions on voting, and a voter filed the suit.
Nov. 25, 2023
gavel in a courtroom
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled that the state’s public records law does not apply to a private company that prints early ballots and provides other election services to the county.
Nov. 21, 2023
Ruben Gallego and Kyrsten Sinema
The National Republican Senatorial Committee got personal in a new digital ad attacking Democratic Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Ruben Gallego.
Nov. 21, 2023
Top Mohave County politicians rejected a motion to hand-count ballots in the upcoming 2024 elections citing legal concerns.
Nov. 20, 2023
Ruben Gallego, Kyrsten Sinema and Kari Lake
The massive elections of 2024 will be here before we know it. That means that a slew of candidates on the ballot are deciding now just who they want to be in this election cycle.
Nov. 20, 2023
Lawyers for voting rights groups aim to depose Arizona’s top Republican lawmakers about their motives for passing two laws that add requirements to the voter registration process.
Nov. 17, 2023
Kari Lake
The state Bar of Arizona is investigating complaints against two attorneys representing Republican Kari Lake in her ongoing challenge of her 2022 election loss to Katie Hobbs.
Nov. 17, 2023
Ruben Gallego, Kyrsten Sinema and Kari Lake
KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Former state schools Superintendent Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners joined The Show.
Nov. 17, 2023
Adrian Fontes
The Arizona Republican Party accused Democratic Secretary of State Adrian Fontes of scheming against them while he reviews the new “Patriot Party,” which could siphon votes away the GOP.
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Nov. 16, 2023
Arizona voter registration form
One of the laws required voters to provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote using the federal form. The other required county recorders to remove voters from the rolls if there was reason to believe they’re not a citizen, among other things.
Nov. 16, 2023
Arizona voter ID cards
NPR speaks with independents, who account for about a third of voters in the swing state of Arizona, about the issues motivating them ahead of the 2024 elections.
Nov. 14, 2023
President Donald Trump at the White House
The Show spoke with the Arizona Republic columnist Phil Boas and editorial page editor Elvia Díaz about recent Republican presidential debates.
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Nov. 13, 2023
Qanon Shaman Jacob Angeli-Chansley
The so-called QAnon Shaman who was convicted in the Jan. 6 insurrection wants to run for Congress. Jacob Angeli-Chansley has filed a statement of interest to represent Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.
Nov. 11, 2023
a sign pointing to a hospital entrance
Flagstaff voters rejected a proposal to rezone nearly 100 acres of land south of the city in order to build a new hospital and ambulatory care facility. The Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance was one of several organizations that opposed Proposition 480.
Nov. 10, 2023
I signed the petition for Arizona abortion access buttons
To break down the results from this week’s elections, an ethics complaint filed against a Democratic state lawmaker and more, The Show sat down with Doug Cole of HighGround and Democratic strategist Tony Cani.
Nov. 10, 2023
Abe Hamadeh
Republican Abe Hamadeh has filed yet another lawsuit contesting his loss in last year’s Arizona Attorney General election.
Nov. 9, 2023

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