The ‘blue wave’ will make it harder for ballot measures to actually be on the ballot for the next...
The surge in turnout carried Democrats to victory up and down the ballot in Arizona, but it will also have an effect on elections for the next four years: The estimated 2.4 million ballots cast will make it much more difficult for groups to place initiatives on the ballot or block laws passed by the Legislature by sending them to voters.
U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is now U.S. Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, as nearly a week of tallying votes has given her an insurmountable lead over fellow Congresswoman Martha McSally.
Katie Hobbs, a veteran Democratic legislator and social worker, has her first daily lead in the race for secretary of state over Republican businessman Steve Gaynor.
They want to believe, with as much sincerity as they’re able to trick themselves into faking, the fantasy that there is fraud, that there is a conspiracy to steal political power away from them, that their political opponents are evil and their time in positions of power will be nightmarish. Facts that refute the lie are instead used as evidence of the conspiracy, and truth-tellers become conspirators. Why?
A former California congressman who this year lost his second statewide race in Arizona in four years went on several Twitter tirades against political gadflies and this reporter Sunday evening, during which he called critics “gutless punks,” “cowards,” “sniveling” and “trolls,” and belittled them for never having served in the military.
Kyrsten Sinema is declaring victory in the U.S. Senate race, after votes counted on Sunday put her ahead by roughly 32,000 votes with only about 220,000 left to count, the first time since Dennis DeConcini won re-election in 1988 that Arizona will send a Democrat to the U.S. Senate.
Republicans spread baseless fraud claims, declare victory after switching positions on early ballots
Republicans declared victory on Friday over a settlement requiring all early ballots dropped off at polling places on Election Day to be “cured” if they have signature problems, just days after Arizona’s GOP chairman threatened to sue counties to stop those exact same votes from being tabulated.
All 15 county recorders agreed to a settlement Friday afternoon under which each would give voters an opportunity to “cure” early ballots before those ballots are rejected for signature problems on the envelopes.
Alice Novoa, a resident of a small community near Douglas, filed the lawsuit with Maricopa County Superior Court on Nov. 5. Novoa presented no evidence that Raquel Terán is not an American citizen in her lawsuit.
Voters in Phoenix overwhelmingly approved a measure to force non-profit entities that spend money to influence city elections to disclose their contributors in an attempt to shine a light on “dark money,” but the measure is in violation of a new state law and the stage is now set for a legal battle.