Democracy in Action
The Coconino County African Diaspora Advisory Council is hosting a free, virtual Democracy in Action Voter Town Hall Monday, Oct. 19 from 6-7 p.m. The event is an opportunity for Coconino County residents to learn about safeguards to ensure their right to vote and the voting process is secure. County Recorder Patty Hansen will present […]Continue reading
Update: Navajos, Apaches Working to Turn AZ Blue
The Navajo County Chair, Eric Kramer, came up with a wonderful idea for fundraising a few months ago: He wrote about how to win Arizona by increasing turnout on the Navajo Nation. His article in the Daily Kos exploded the coffers of the Navajo County Democratic Party, which has been kind enough (and smart enough) […]Continue reading
Arizona Senators should support “For the People Act”
Sep 8, 2019 Our democratic government and society depend upon the integrity of our elections. I believe that all of us, regardless of political party, desire the continued ability to participate in, and trust the results of, our open elections. Yet many states have failed to take steps to assure the security of ballots, and […]Continue reading
Partisan politics have no place in voting rights
Many long for the days when our two-party system tried to work for the benefit of the people of the United States. The hostility generated by party politics must stop. Our country has been polarized before and especially during and after the election of 2016. The strategy of this administration has been to divide and […]Continue reading
For Real Life, Voting Does Matter
We’ve had two dramatic examples of elected officials doing good things for Arizona — because we worked hard in 2018 to get them into office. In the last few days, the Arizona Republic published articles about accomplishments by Kathy Hoffman and Sandra Kennedy. These women and their effectiveness give us hope. Hoffman was praised for […]Continue reading
Can We Carry Early Ballots?
In the past election, the only people permitted to assist voters in returning their mail ballots were family members and caregivers. This was the result of 2016 law passed by the Republican-controlled legislature. Previously, canvassers were allowed to take ballots from voters and return them to voting sites or drop them in the mail. A […]Continue reading
NAU March to the Polls
March with the NAU Young Democrats to the NAU polling station at the Skydome!!! We will be leaving from the North Quad around 1 pm on election day!! Come out with us and make sure your voice is heard! If you haven’t voted, bring your id and stand with us as we cast our ballots […]Continue reading
Voting Made Easy!
We’re trying to make voting as easy as possible. Here are a few helpful things to know: If you still have your mail-in ballot, don’t put it in the mail. There are options for depositing it in official elections drop boxes instead of mailboxes, or you can take it to any voting location on Tuesday, […]Continue reading
YIKES! There’s a LOT on My Ballot
We’ve been hearing from people that it’s taking a long time to vote because the ballot is long. Make it easy, provide your friends with the Sample Ballot. Stop into our office to pick up a supply — we’re open from 10-6 every day from now through November 6 — and with extended hours on […]Continue reading
Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport – Vote!
This letter was published in our Flagstaff newspaper on August 21. Remember to vote August 28 and November 6. Democracy is not a spectator sport! Our system of government was established for, by and of the people. It depends on citizens exercising their right to cast an informed vote. When people throw away their right […]Continue reading