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Arizona Supreme Court declines GOP lawsuit against early voting

The party's lawyers argue that early voting is not allowed under the state Constitution.

Arizona could create new rules for voting by mail

Opponents point to Texas, which adopted similar policies and saw thousands of ballots rejected during a primary election last month.

Arizona will require voters to prove citizenship, residency

The Legislature’s own lawyers say the measure is unconstitutional, directly contradicts a recent Supreme Court decision and is likely to be thrown out in court.

Arizona governor signs bills limiting abortion, trans rights

Among legislation signed Wednesday is a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Arizona lawmakers may give some politicians an early retirement with full pension

Some members of the elected officials retirement plan could retire at age 55 after 10 years in office, instead of waiting until age 62.

White House report calls for stronger Native American voting protections

Native Americans face threats, mockery, language barriers, and outright disrespect at the polls, the White House report concludes.

Final Arizona election report finds no county data issues

The report found no evidence that the county's ballot tabulation equipment was connected to the internet or any data deleted.

Arizona Senate committee approves bill to scrap early voting

Absentee voting would be limited to a narrow set of circumstances.

Is it time Arizona got a lieutenant governor? Voters could decide

A House committee advanced a proposal Wednesday to create a position for lieutenant governor.

New interest in an obscure political office at the base of Arizona’s GOP

Arizona lawmakers face a backlash after scrapping elections this year for precinct committeemen. What is driving new interest in the post?

Tucson city council plans return to in-person meetings

Witnesses for public hearings will be allowed to testify remotely and seating for the public will be limited.

Can your legislator block you on Twitter?

Public officials have used social media platforms to announce policies, share important information and shut out the constituents they do not like.

First Lady Jill Biden will be in Arizona this week

The White House says First Lady Jill Biden will be in Arizona this week to highlight job training and cancer treatment programs.

Townsend, not endorsed by Trump, quits House race in Southern Arizona

The Republican legislator was running for the new 6th Congressional District, which would include part of Tucson.

No Senate run for Gov. Ducey, blow to GOP recruiting

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has notified Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell that he won't enter the state’s high-profile Senate contest.

Arizona Republican who backs white nationalism is censured

Pressure mounted within the GOP this week after Sen. Rogers said her political opponents should face a “newly built set of gallows.”

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