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Leonard Pitts Jr.: With eyes glazed, US watches hijacking of democracy

This is a column about campaign finance reform.

April 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona, Kansas prevail in voter ID lawsuit

Arizona, Kansas prevail in voter ID lawsuit

TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship.

March 19, 2014 9:47 amLoading…
Ariz. House: Voter initiatives must be reauthorized every eight years

Ariz. House: Voter initiatives must be reauthorized every eight years

PHOENIX — Arizona voters could decide if they want to perennially revisit anything they adopt at the ballot.

March 03, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Ballots for city election due

If you’ve procrastinated turning in your ballot, and by the looks of early voting numbers that appears to cover most voters in the all-mail election, today is your last chance to submit ballots for city, Vail incorporation and select school-district elections.

November 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sunnyside rejects mail-in election, plans 9 polling sites

The Sunnyside Unified School District will open traditional polling sites the district’s November budget override election.

July 10, 2013 7:08 amLoading…

No need to require citizenship in local elections

A Supreme Court ruling this week confirmed federal supremacy over U.S. voter-registration procedures, yet it didn't challenge the power of states to set the basic qualifications for being able to vote. Justice Antonin Scalia's majority opinion in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona wa…

June 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
PDF, Supreme Court opinion in voter ID case

PDF, Supreme Court opinion in voter ID case

Here's the text of the U.S. Supreme Court's Monday ruling throwing out an Arizona law requiring evidence of citizenship when people register to vote. The justices said Arizona's proof-of-citizenship law runs afoul of a federal statute that sets out registration requirements. The 7-2 ruling l…

June 17, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Primary voting ends today in 3 towns; get vote totals tonight on StarNet

Today is primary election day for Marana, Sahuarita and South Tucson.

March 12, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Time running out for mail-in ballots in Marana, Sahuarita

About one in five ballots mailed to Marana and Sahuarita voters for the towns' primary elections has been returned with one week left until Election Day.

March 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Recorder overhauls voter-roster system

Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez has announced an overhaul of a program that creates voter rosters as well as improvements to her office's quality-control systems.

December 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Political notebook: Young and not-so-young voters make poll worker feel 'like a little kid'

Political notebook: Young and not-so-young voters make poll worker feel 'like a little kid'

Canara Price, 99, says she'll continue to vote in person as long as she can walk because there was a time she wasn't allowed to.

November 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Political notebook: Young and not-so-young voters make poll worker feel 'like a little kid'

Political notebook: Young and not-so-young voters make poll worker feel 'like a little kid'

Paul Jamrog, 64, thought his first time working at the polls would be frustrating, mainly because he'd have to keep his political opinions to himself.

November 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

AZ exit poll: Majority say Romney would better handle economy

PHOENIX — Highlights of preliminary results of exit polls conducted in Arizona for The Associated Press and television networks:

November 06, 2012 8:15 pmLoading…
Presidential elections and transfers of power

Presidential elections and transfers of power

The Dewey-Warren headquarters in the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City presented this almost deserted scene on Nov. 3, 1948 as the nation awoke to find its presidential vote result still in doubt. A handful of die-hards slumped in chairs as the rest of the huge hotel ballroom was empty. Incum…

November 03, 2012 11:32 pmLoading…

Talk will explore propositions on November ballot

On Nov. 6, Arizonans will vote on nine propositions that deal with topics such as open elections, land use and taxes - all with far-reaching implications for every resident of the state.

September 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Neto's Tucson: Latinos slowly but surely will boost political clout

As the 1970s rolled over into the '80s, the Coors brewery launched a publicity campaign lauding the new decade.

September 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
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.

August 28, 2012 9:10 amLoading…

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.

August 22, 2012 10:37 amLoading…

Judge: Arizona legislative committee’s description of education sales tax biased

PHOENIX — A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed education sales tax to try to convince voters to reject it, a judge ruled today.

August 02, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…
O'Connor plugs civility, urges voter participation

O'Connor plugs civility, urges voter participation

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor poses with Janis Gallego as Pauline Hechler takes a photo. O'Connor spoke Thursday at the YWCA on a voter participation and civic engagement initiative.

July 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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