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A group opposed to a sweeping Republican-backed election law signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in June filed more than 146,000 petition signatures Wednesday that will block the law temporarily and refer it to voters next year if the signatures are certified.
Calling a referendum drive misleading, a state senator has launched a campaign to keep voters from overturning extensive changes made by the Republican-controlled Legislature to voting laws.
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws -- changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
Legislative Republicans used the final hours of the just-ended legislative session to shove through a series of changes in election laws that could give them advantages in future elections.
Claiming the measures target minorities, some groups are threatening to sue if lawmakers adopt new restrictions on early voting and who can take someone else's ballot to the polls.
Efforts by Arizona Republican lawmakers to overhaul the early voting process and fight election fraud have drawn criticism from Democrats and civic groups who fear the proposed changes would limit turnout among the state's growing Hispanic electorate.
Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Monday there are an estimated 324,362 early and provisional ballots that have yet to be counted in Arizona.
More than 600,000 early and provisional ballots statewide have yet to be processed and counted, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Wednesday.
The battle between former state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and ex-Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker for Arizona's 9th Congressional District continues to rage on as local agencies work to tabulate early and provisional ballots.
Republican Jeff Flake has beaten former surgeon general Richard Carmona in the race to fill Arizona's U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Republican Sen. Jon Kyl.
Early voting in Arizona's Nov. 6 general election starts Thursday.
This year, there are more than 50 races -- from the battle for the White House to local leadership, open U.S. Congressional seats to local legislators -- that directly affect the East Valley. The sampling below includes the races projected to be the tightest or most noteworthy this election season...
By a margin of just 226 votes, voters approved a ballot measure that will continue a budget override of $6.8 million a year for the Kyrene School District.
Less than a week after preliminary reporting showed the Kyrene School District's budget override was going to fail, results on Monday showed the measure was passing by 225 votes. Official results will be released on Wednesday, an employee at the Maricopa County Recorder's office said.
After months of campaigning and talking to local residents, initial poll results show Greg Stanton as the new mayor of Phoenix.
Arizona appears on the verge of finally getting a law that will allow patients to obtain marijuana legally.
A federal appeals court won't force Arizona election officials to find and count the ballots of people who were not allowed to register to vote because they didn't provide proof of citizenship.
Voters won't know the outcome of three ballot measures until next week.
Saying it would create electoral chaos, attorneys for state and county election officials told federal appellate judges late Tuesday they should not order them to find -- and count -- the ballots of people who voted last week but were not legally registered.
Opponents of a measure to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona saw their advantage grow slightly Monday as election officials continue to count ballots.
An organization that convinced federal judges last month to toss out Arizona's proof-of-citizenship requirement to register to vote now is seeking a court order that could further delay a final count on Tuesday's election.
Based on Friday morning's statistics, 42.14 percent of Maricopa County voters cast ballots in the General Election, according to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office. That number may increase as early and provisional ballots are verified.
Vote counts released Thursday show the gap narrowing for a measure that would legalize medical marijuana.
Tom Horne appears to have clinched the Republican nomination for state attorney general.