East Side Day of Action

Join Democrats on the East Side of Flagstaff for a fun and purposeful get-together in Bushmaster Park! Meet Your Neighbors Sign Petitions Get trained on how to circulate petitions and be part of our ongoing petition drive for voting rights, education, and fair taxation! Training at 1 pm Read about the Petition Drive.  Use east […]

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Our Petition Drive: Voting Rights and Tax Referenda

We are fortunate in Arizona that our State Constitution allows Arizona voters to veto bad legislation through a process called referendum.  Volunteers with the Coconino County Democratic Party are joining with citizens across the state to exercise this constitutional right. We are collecting signatures to reverse some of the damage the Arizona Legislature did to our […]

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Voting Rights Slammed by High Court

The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee is not conservative – it destroys rather than preserves. It rips power from Congress instead of limiting court intervention. This is the work of an activist court, hell-bent on making America an authoritarian state ruled by a white, wealthy minority. In a stunning admission, […]

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For the People Act in Detail

State legislators have introduced at least 361 bills with restrictive voting provisions in 47 of the 50 states. Some of these bills have already been enacted, including in Arizona. That’s why we need the US Senate to approve the For the People Act (SB1), which will standardize fair voting procedures for the nation. But what is in […]

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Voting Rights Town Hall

Arizona has experienced one of the most anti-voter agendas we have seen in recent history. Join the Arizona Democratic Party’s Chair, Raquel Terán, alongside leaders in the fight to protect voting rights. Invited guests will include Alejandra Gomez and Tomas Robles from Living United for Change in Arizona, Darrell Hill from ACLU Arizona, and Joel […]

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DORR Monthly Breakfast at Home: How The Big Lie is Undermining Voting Rights

The Democrats of the Red Rocks (DORR) Breakfast at Home will host “How The Big Lie is Undermining Voting Rights” on Thursday, April 15th at 10:00 am on zoom.   The zoom link is available on the DORR website https://democratsoftheredrocks.org/index.html.   Darrell Hill, Policy Director for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arizona, will analyze the impact of voter suppression bills […]

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Action Alert: Keep the Pressure on for Voting Rights in Arizona

It would appear that our advocacy – your direct calls and e-mails to legislators is actually having an impact in that some of these more awful voter suppression bills have met with some resistance.  However, they could be brought to a vote at any point while the legislature is in session – that means we […]

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Protect the PEVL

The state legislature is being bombarded with attacks on the permanent early voting list. Bills such as SB1593, SB1713, and SB1485 impose radical restrictions on voting by mail in Arizona. Join the Arizona Students Association and partners from the AZ Voting Rights Defense Coalition for a literature drop and sign distribution event in Flagstaff. The […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of February 24, 2020

Most of these bills are not available for Request to Speak since there are only a few committees meeting this week.  The bills are transitioning from one house to the other this week so most of these are scheduled for floor votes this week.  We recommend that folks e-mail or call the legislators to express […]

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Letter to the Editor: Thanks to representatives who passed HR 4

I am writing to thank Arizona Representatives O’Halleran and Kirkpatrick for voting YES on HR 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019. As we head into an election year, I am very troubled by lack of vigorous action to protect the security of voting across this country. I am even more troubled by recent […]

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