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Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Independents in Arizona now outnumber both Democrats and Republicans

Independents in Arizona now outnumber both Democrats and Republicans

PHOENIX — Independents now outnumber both Republicans and Democrats in Arizona as voters continue to abandon the two major parties.

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Wooten joins GOP race for CD2 seat

Wooten joins GOP race for CD2 seat

A local retired Air Force chief master sergeant who gained Internet fame for his fiery letter to Rep. Paul Ryan defending veterans now wants to be his colleague.

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Republican Vasquez out of CD3 race

Republican Vasquez out of CD3 race

Underdog Republican candidate Jaime Vasquez said he won’t run for Congress in District 3 this year. 

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City of Tucson ballot deadline is Aug. 27

Today is the deadline to place your ballots in the mail if you want your vote tallied in the city’s primary election.

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City Council election pamphlets mailed today

Tucson voters living in Wards 3, 5 and 6 should keep a lookout for the city’s primary election packet over the next few days.

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Open-primaries measure to be on Arizona ballot

PHOENIX — Voters will get to decide in November if they want to jettison the current system of nominating candidates for office.

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Opponents of open primary ask for more time to dispute signatures

PHOENIX — Challengers to the state's open primary system want another two hours to make their case that there are not enough valid signatures to put the measure on the ballot.

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Pearce loses bid to return to Arizona Legislature

PHOENIX — Russell Pearce, a former Arizona legislator known nationally for championing recent laws against illegal immigration, lost as he attempted a political comeback in Tuesday’s primary election.

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Slow day at the polls

Voter turnout expected to be about 35 percent in today's primary election, and most of those will be early ballots.

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Tonight’s primary results will decide several races

Most of tonight’s primary election winners have won nothing more than the opportunity to move on to the next round where they will face opponents from other political parties in the general election.

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Independents welcome at polls for today’s primary

Independents welcome at polls for today’s primary

Even though today is a primary election day, independent voters who didn’t request an early ballot can still cast their votes at a polling place.

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Feds to monitor Arizona elections

Feds to monitor Arizona elections

PHOENIX — Primary elections in Maricopa County will be monitored by the U.S. Justice Department,

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Postcards sent to voters have erroneous info

Tuesday's election is not a general election, despite what appeared on yellow postcards sent out in Pima County.

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Open primary effort fails to make Arizona ballot

PHOENIX — Backers of a measure to create an open primary system do not have enough valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot, Maricopa County election officials report.

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Disregard the yellow postcard — Tuesday is a primary election

This may come as unwelcome news to those of you who are already tired of the TV ads, mailers, robocalls and campaign signs, but Tuesday’s election is not a general election despite what appeared on yellow postcards sent out in Pima County.

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Court ruling allows open primary on Ariz. ballot

PHOENIX — Arizona voters are entitled to decide if they want to scrap the current partisan system of nominating candidates, the state Supreme Court ruled today.

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Barber top campaign fundraiser in So. Arizona

Barber top campaign fundraiser in So. Arizona

Democrat Ron Barber raised more money in the last five weeks than any other Southern Arizona congressional candidate — and it wasn’t even close.

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Ariz. judge rules open primary plan flawed, won't be on ballot

PHOENIX — A proposal to create an open primary system in Arizona is legally flawed and cannot appear on the ballot, a judge ruled today.

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