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State

Hobbs calls for expanded voting rights, blasts GOP election proposals

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said the 2020 elections “challenged our democracy in ways we’ve never seen before” but that officials still managed to deliver a safe, secure election with record-breaking turnout in the midst of a pandemic. Hobbs, speaking as part of a panel of election officials Tuesday, also blasted what she called

Politics

Statement From Governor Ducey on the Counting of the Ballots

Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement regarding the counting of ballots: “In Arizona, we are still counting the votes, with roughly 75,000 to 80,000 left. Our expectation is that we finish counting. We’ve been through this drill before in Arizona. Making it easy to vote and hard to cheat has also resulted in

Opinion

Opinion: Access to Democracy Must Be a Priority For All

In America, voters — not politicians — decide elections. And they did so in record numbers this year. The projected results for many races including the White House are in, and Americans are celebrating their democracy. The final tally will come when all votes are counted, canvassed, and certified over the next few weeks.  Counting every vote

Politics

AP PHOTOS: At churches, schools and stadiums, America votes

Americans are choosing between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden in what many are calling the most consequential presidential election in a lifetime, with the balloting shadowed by the coronavirus outbreak, economic downturn, racial tension and a sense that the future of democracy itself is at stake. Voters flocked to polling places around

Local

Election Day 2020: From the Prescott Police Department

The Prescott Police Department would like to take this opportunity to reach out to our community prior to Election Day to provide information and assure our community that we are dedicated to protecting our democracy.  Our Department is fully committed to fair and impartial policing on Election Day.  Our officers perform their duties impartially and

State

Voters, officials prepare for possible intimidation at the polls

Just days before Election Day, elections officials are on alert for voter intimidation – which can range from threatening emails to campaigning too close to a polling location to “ostentatious display” of weapons – and working to educate voters about their rights and how to respond. Intimidation is illegal under state and federal law, and

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