Elections

VP Harris says DNC will pour $25M into voting rights protection

BY: - July 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will spend $25 million to protect voting rights, in response to a wave of laws pushed by Republican lawmakers in state legislatures that would restrict voting access.

Group connected to Sidney Powell says it is raising money for the Arizona audit

BY: - July 8, 2021

A new group linked to conspiracy theorist and former Trump campaign attorney Sidney Powell says it is raising money to fund the Arizona Senate’s so-called election audit.

Education groups heading to the ballot to block new tax cuts

BY: - July 7, 2021

A coalition of public education advocates are mounting a campaign to ask voters to overturn the tax cuts that were the centerpiece of the budget that Republican lawmakers and Gov. Ducey just approved.

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Retired Green Beret: Congress must stop the GOP’s ‘simply un-American’ voting restrictions

BY: - July 6, 2021

They thank us for our service, but their behavior can not be anything more than an effort to take and keep power, at any cost. 

Supreme Court upholds Arizona ban on early ballot collecting

BY: - July 1, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s ban on third-party ballot collections, reversing the 9th Circuit’s ruling last year that the prohibition violated the Voting Rights Act.

Election conspiracy film stars promoted vigilante action against officials

BY: - June 30, 2021

At a question-and-answer session following the premiere of a conspiracy theory film that had unprecedented access to the people conducting the Arizona Senate’s review of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results, the film’s participants said their baseless allegations of election fraud warranted “drastic” action. 

Poll: Arizonans don’t want to re-elect Biden, but will support him over Trump

BY: - June 29, 2021

Arizonans don’t want to re-elect President Joe Biden to another term in 2024, but will again give the state’s 11 electoral votes to him if he’s running against Donald Trump, according to a poll released Tuesday. And U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has better job approval ratings from Republican voters than from her fellow Democrats, who […]

Republicans push back against federal approval for changes in state voting laws

BY: - June 29, 2021

Republicans during a U.S. House Judiciary panel hearing on Tuesday argued that a bill that would reinstate a preclearance section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is unnecessary because there is no discrimination in voting.

Ad agency exec Beau Lane joins GOP primary for secretary of state

BY: - June 29, 2021

The already crowded Republican primary for secretary of state got a new entrant on Tuesday with the addition of advertising and marketing firm executive Beau Lane.

Dem state representative Aaron Lieberman running for governor

BY: - June 29, 2021

State Rep. Aaron Lieberman is running for governor, joining an increasingly crowded Democratic primary field. 

Audit leader Doug Logan appears in conspiracy theorist election film

BY: - June 26, 2021

The CEO of a Florida-based firm chosen to conduct the review of Maricopa County’s election results appeared in a conspiracy theorist film riddled with falsehoods about the 2020 election and directed by a man whose previous work claimed aliens were behind 9/11.  Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan had previously been speculated to be the voice […]

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Former secretary of state candidate Steve Gaynor joins GOP primary for governor

BY: - June 25, 2021

Businessman Steve Gaynor, the Republican nominee who lost to Democrat Katie Hobbs in the 2018 race for secretary of state, is now setting his sights on a higher office, throwing his hat into the ring for governor and adding to an already crowded GOP field.