Arizona voting doesn’t need to be more difficult

Voting in Arizona has been one of the most pleasurable and easy experiences of my life. We also haven’t had any issues with corruption of votes or voter fraud until this last election, it seems. Because the people voted for a politician others in the government didn’t like, suddenly we supposedly have a crisis of […]

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AZ Legislature: Voting Rights Update

A Republican-backed voter suppression measure appears to be dead after key GOP legislators came out against it in the state Senate, where the GOP holds just a 17-13 majority. This bill would have bannedvoters who receive a mail ballot from turning in that ballot in person, forcing them to return it via mail or wait in line to […]

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Voting Rights Call to Action

Urgent Call to Action (h/t Indivisible) Two bad bills are headed to the Senate Floor today:  SB1046: prohibits early voters from turning their mail-in ballots any other way than by mail. SB1072: Extends Voter ID to in-person early voters. What You Can Do Make Calls to Your State Senators TODAY, Feb. 6 Call 602-536-4264. It will […]

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Action Alert: Voter Suppression Bills Up This Week

The Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing four bills that will have an adverse impact on voters if they become law. The committee meets Thursday at 9am. You can use Request to Speak to register your views or you can contact each of the committee members by phone or email as listed below. SB […]

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Voting, Ethics Kick Off Dems’ Congressional Agenda

House Democrats are about to show the nation how to walk and chew gum while governing. After 8 years of Republican-controlled Congressional stalemate, Nancy Pelosi will lead a forward assault on the nation’s problems. Whether the Senate will continue to stonewall progress is up to Mitch McConnell; regardless of what he does, the country is […]

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Implications of Katie Hobbs’ Victory

From the Daily Kos Morning Digest today: Hobb’s victory is critical for voting rights in what’s likely to be a pivotal 2020 swing state because of her firm advocacy for pro-voting policies such as automatic voter registration and making sure eligible voters stay on the voter rolls. By contrast, Gaynor had called for repealing key Voting Rights […]

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Congressman O’Halleran joins in sponsoring legislation to protect Native American Voting Rights

Without mentioning the debacle in North Dakota, Congressman O’Halleran joined other Democrats in sponsoring legislation to protect Native American voting rights. This bill will need to be reintroduced when the new Congress convenes in January. Read more.

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