Which federal programs and policies succeed in being cost-effective and targeting those who need them most? These two tests are obvious: After all, why would we spend taxpayers' money on a program that isn't worth what it costs or helps those who do not need help?
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.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters could decide if they want to perennially revisit anything they adopt at the ballot.
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.
The Sunnyside Unified School District will open traditional polling sites the district’s November budget override election.
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…
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…
Today is primary election day for Marana, Sahuarita and South Tucson.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHOENIX — Highlights of preliminary results of exit polls conducted in Arizona for The Associated Press and television networks:
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…
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.
As the 1970s rolled over into the '80s, the Coors brewery launched a publicity campaign lauding the new decade.
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.
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.
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.
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.