Arizona State Capitol building
The Arizona Democratic Party made a last-ditch attempt April 11 to win something out of the latest redistricting cycle, but it’s likely too little too late.
Apr. 12, 2022
Mark Finchem
Several lawsuits seek to block three Arizona Republicans from running for, or holding, office because of their alleged involvement with the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Apr. 12, 2022
2020 ballot
The Arizona House of Representatives voted to delay the effective date for legislation that requires voters to provide proof of citizenship to cast a ballot. The delay if signed by Gov. Doug Ducey would push the date to after the 2022 elections.
Apr. 12, 2022
Paul Gosar
Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar has moved his residence and now lives in Mohave County. A nomination paper filed last month to run in the August primary election lists his residence as a Bullhead City condo.
Apr. 11, 2022
2020 ballot
The Democratic Party is now entitled to challenge a state law that it contends gives Republicans an edge in elections, thanks to a Friday court ruling.
Apr. 8, 2022
Voters line up at a polling station
Gov. Doug Ducey has attracted controversy over signing several bills related to changes in voting, abortion and LGBTQ rights. Since 2022 is a non-presidential election year, it’s expected to be a successful one for Republicans. But could Ducey’s signings rev up both Democratic and Republican voters this fall?
Apr. 8, 2022
Mark Brnovich
Shortly after the 2020 presidential election, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich was one of the first officials to defend the state’s election from baseless claims of fraud. Now a candidate for the U.S. Senate, Brnovich is the one casting doubts on the 2020 vote.

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Apr. 7, 2022
Paul Gosa
Arguing they violated the U.S. Constitution, a national organization has sued to keep Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar, as well as state Rep. Mark Finchem, off the ballot this fall.
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Apr. 7, 2022
Early ballot drop box at the Maricopa County Elections Department
Arizona voters will have the chance to weigh in on a new voter ID measure in November.
Apr. 5, 2022
Pastor Warren Stewart
Citing ongoing efforts by state leaders to pass more voting restrictions, Rev. Warren Stewart — senior pastor at Phoenix’s First Institutional Baptist Church — is doubling down on calls for the NFL to pull next year’s Super Bowl from Arizona.
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Apr. 2, 2022
Diego Rodriguez
Democrat Diego Rodriguez is dropping out of the race for Arizona attorney general. The announcement Friday leaves former Corporation Commissioner Kris Mayes as the only Democrat in the race.
Apr. 1, 2022
Arizona voter registration form
At least two federal lawsuits have already been filed challenging voter registration requirements signed into law Wednesday by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
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Mar. 31, 2022
A sign directing voters
Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday signed legislation to expand U.S. citizenship voting requirements in the state, a measure that critics warn will jeopardize the voter registrations of thousands of Arizona residents.
Mar. 30, 2022
kelly townsend
State Sen. Kelly Townsend canceled plans for a special hearing on Monday afternoon, one she intended to use to pressure Maricopa County officials to comply with a request for information from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.
Mar. 28, 2022
voter ID card
Republican state lawmakers have pushed to approve a measure that would require election officials to verify the citizenship of those registering to vote.
Mar. 28, 2022
Bill Gates
State Sen. Kelly Townsend has issued a subpoena to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to provide material related to the 2020 election and appear at a hearing for the state’s Senate Government Committee. But Board of Supervisors chairman Bill Gates says the board does not plan on attending.
Mar. 26, 2022
Arizona voter registration form
Another Republican attempt to force federal-only voters to provide documentation of citizenship may also force an unknown number of Arizonans to re-register to vote.
Mar. 25, 2022
Senate President Karen Fann
Senate President Karen Fann said she hopes a recent investigation, which concluded Maricopa County’s vote-counting equipment wasn’t tampered with or connected to the internet in 2020, will “restore some confidence back in our election system.”
Mar. 24, 2022
White House
The U.S. government said Thursday that the country must do more to protect access to voting for Native Americans. But the president of the nation’s largest tribe — the Navajo Nation — said the White House has a lot more to do.
Mar. 24, 2022
Voting booths
The House Government and Elections Committee passed a measure that would raise the margins that spark election recounts.
Mar. 24, 2022


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