Legal Beat

Justices skeptical of elections case that could alter voting – Associated Press

Photo: Nadine Seiler of Waldorf, Md., holds a sign that reads “SCOTUS is Illegitimate” in front of the Supreme Court in Washington The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed skeptical of making a broad ruling that would leave state legislatures virtually unchecked in making rules for congressional and presidential elections. In nearly three hours of arguments,

Legal Beat

Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case’ on democracy – Associated Press

The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency. The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to


Opinion: How Fair Voting Maps Turned Out Voters in the Midterm Elections – Inside Sources

Pundits who focused on Democratic versus Republican battles before the election missed the real story — that fairly drawn voting maps boosted turnout and elevated voter choices in places like California, Colorado and North Carolina. The inspiring turnout of young people, women and people of color in the midterm elections came because people’s interests, and

Arizona Politics

Defeated Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran reflects on election – Associated Press

His Democratic-leaning district remapped into one that leaned heavily Republican, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran could have just retired and ceded the sprawling Arizona district he was virtually certain to lose to the Republican who ended up victorious in Tuesday’s election. He didn’t. “That’s not who I am,” the three-term Democrat said Friday from his home

Arizona Politics

Crowds of Arizona Republicans compete in contested primaries – Associated Press

Photo: Eli Crane, a Republican candidate for the 2nd Congressional District in Arizona, is introduced by former President Donald Trump as Trump speaks at a “Save America” rally Friday, July 22, 2022, in Prescott, Ariz. Arizona’s congressional primaries are packed with Republican candidates as the party tries to chip away at the state’s majority Democratic


Local Conservatives to Host Arizona Governor Candidate Steve Gaynor

The local chapter of Yavapai County’s Conservatives for a Constitutional Republic (ConCR)  has announced that Steve Gaynor, Republican candidate for Arizona Governor, will speak at their upcoming meeting Saturday, November 27, 2021, in Chino Valley.  The meeting is free and open to the public but seating is limited.  Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP. Steve Gaynor was