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Chief Justice Scott Bales, in writing the order keeping the measure off the ballot, said their finding in favor of Sanders on the petition-disqualification law made it unnecessary for them to look at other legal issues related to the initiative. (azgovernor.gov file photo)

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Court’s decision leaves ‘dark money’ initiative off ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court late Wednesday rejected a last-ditch effort by supporters of a ban on "dark money'' in political races to put the issue to voters in November.