Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Trump allies have interviewed nearly 200 election officials to probe for weaknesses

BY: - September 30, 2022

Two of Donald Trump’s most prominent allies in his fight to overturn the 2020 election are leading a coordinated, multi-state effort to probe local election officials in battlegrounds such as Michigan, Arizona, and Texas ahead of the November election. The America Project, an organization founded by Michael Flynn, a retired three-star general and former national […]

GOP lawmaker backs Adrian Fontes over Mark Finchem to lead AZ elections

BY: - September 29, 2022

A GOP legislator on Thursday endorsed Adrian Fontes, the Democratic nominee for secretary of state, over a member of his own caucus who has built his campaign on false and evidence-free claims that the 2020 election was rigged against Donald Trump.  “Most people are closer to the middle than they are to the extremes,” Republican […]

New AZ poll: Voters lean Republican but Kelly still leads Masters

BY: - September 28, 2022

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly holds a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger, venture capitalist Blake Masters, in a poll released Wednesday by Marist College.  The poll of 1,260 registered Arizona voters found that Kelly, a Democrat, is favored by 51% of respondents to only 41% who said they plan to vote for Masters. Among those […]

COMMENTARY

Calls to fear ‘Soros’ and the ‘globalists’ are nakedly antisemitic, and must be rejected

BY: - September 28, 2022

I am proud to be Jewish. When I was running for office earlier this year, I often spoke about my Judaism as a guiding principle and how it taught me to never be silent in the face of injustice. I ran for Congress to bring people together to combat hate in all its forms. During […]

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell says she won’t prosecute victims of rape, incest who get abortions

BY: - September 27, 2022

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said in a statement Tuesday that she does not plan to prosecute women who seek an abortion in cases of rape or incest and will seek the court’s guidance if they are asked to prosecute such a case.  The statement from the county attorney comes after a near-total ban on […]

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An Arizona knife-maker says critics who call him racist are ‘dumb f****ing c***s.’ GOP politicians have lined up to do his podcast.

BY: - September 27, 2022

Knife-maker Greg Medford has no love for those who wish to “cancel” him, and says they need a good “case of lead poisoning.” The Phoenix-based Medford says the “cancel culture mob” — even within the community of knife enthusiasts — can’t handle his “satirical” and “provocative” nature, but critics say he has a history of […]

Arizona election audit

A conspiracy-fueled push to count ballots by hand gains traction

BY: - September 26, 2022

Nye County, a rural enclave in Nevada, has positioned itself as the epicenter of a Donald Trump-fueled conspiracy about the security of electronic vote tabulators.  The Nye County Commission voted in March to make the county one of the first to act on the false narratives that machines that count votes are rigged. County Clerk […]

Virtually all abortions are now criminalized in Arizona after a judge reinstated an 1864 ban

BY: - September 23, 2022

A near-total ban on abortion in Arizona that was written in 1864 but has been blocked since 1973 can now be enforced, a Pima County judge ruled late Friday afternoon, criminalizing almost every abortion in the Grand Canyon State. In August, Attorney General Mark Brnovich asked the court to lift an injunction stopping enforcement of […]

U.S. House GOP outlines agenda in bid for control in the midterms

BY: - September 23, 2022

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans gathered inside a warehouse in Southwestern Pennsylvania on Friday to outline the legislation they’d try to enact if voters give them back control of that chamber following the November midterm elections.  Speaking from an HVAC factory in Monongahela, about an hour south of Pittsburgh, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said […]

Ballot drop boxes remain popular, despite attacks and misinformation

BY: - September 23, 2022

In the weeks leading up to August’s primary election, ballot drop boxes were getting a bad rap on the right. The documentary “2000 Mules,” which has been widely discredited, nonetheless supercharged claims that drop boxes enabled fraud. The now-nominee for Republican governor in Arizona told her followers not to use drop boxes. The Republican nominee […]

Mark Finchem’s fealty to the ‘Big Lie’ was center stage in debate with Adrian Fontes

BY: - September 23, 2022

Mark Finchem, the Republican candidate for secretary of state who has built his campaign on baseless claims the 2020 election was marred by fraud, continually dodged questions and spouted conspiracy theories in a televised debate Thursday night.  His Democratic opponent, Adrian Fontes, said voters will have to make the choice between “laws and lies.”  Fontes, […]

Katie Hobbs vs. Kari Lake on education in Arizona: What are their plans?

BY: - September 22, 2022

While Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake spends her days throwing barbs on Twitter at her Democratic opponent Katie Hobbs, and Hobbs does her best to avoid interacting with the media, their actual policy plans might be lost on voters.  Both have released detailed education policy plans that, if implemented, would affect the more than 1.1 […]

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

October 11

deadline to register for the general

October 28

deadline to request an early ballot

November 8

general Election Day

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