October 19, 2021
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Handed some 41,000 hours of Jan. 6 security footage, Fox News' Tucker Carlson has launched an impassioned new effort to explain away the deadly Capitol attack, linking the Republican Party ever more closely to pro-Trump conspiracy theories about the 2021 riot.
James Knox was glad to get out of the big city.
A newly elected state lawmaker who wants to overturn the 2022 election is now trying to get colleagues to outlaw voting by mail.
A failed Republican candidate who authorities said was angry over his defeat and made baseless claims the election last November was “rigged” against him was arrested in connection with a series of drive-by shootings targeting the homes of Democratic lawmakers in New Mexico’s largest city.
A former Arizona Supreme Court judge will lead an independent investigation into how ballot printers at Phoenix-area polling sites became defective, sparking Election Day chaos and accusations of misconduct from Republican candidates.
A recount of votes has confirmed Democrat Kris Mayes narrowly defeated Republican Abraham Hamadeh in the Arizona attorney general’s race, one of the closest elections in state history.
A Mohave County judge refused Friday to overturn the results of the election for attorney general and declare Abe Hamadeh the winner.
An Ohio man was charged in federal court Wednesday for making a series of threats to an Arizona state election official.
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s current term and capping an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in the last major vote of the year.
Arizona’s top officials certified the midterm election results Monday, formalizing victories for Democrats over Republicans who falsely claimed the 2020 election was rigged.
When members of the small Pennsylvania chapter of Secular Democrats of America log on for their monthly meetings, they're not there for a virtual happy hour.
A rural Arizona county certified its midterm election results on Thursday, following the orders of a judge who ruled that Republican supervisors broke the law when they refused to sign off on the vote count by this week's deadline.
Kingman City Council certified the Nov. 8 General Election results during a special meeting on Nov. 28.
Six Arizona counties must decide Monday whether to certify 2022 election results amid pressure from some Republicans not to officially approve a vote count that had Democrats winning for U.S. Senate, governor and other statewide races.
The head of the Senate Government Committee is demanding that Maricopa County officials produce a laundry list of documents and records regarding the just completed general election.
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors is scheduled next week to canvass this year’s general election results, following a series of Democratic victories in key state positions.
Two Republicans who control the board in a rural southeastern Arizona county on Wednesday told a judge they want to withdraw a lawsuit they had filed just two days prior that sought to force their own elections director to hand-count all the ballots cast in-person on Election Day.
Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend cheaper in-state college tuition to some non-citizen students, cheering supporters who hope the measure’s passage Monday will help spark momentum for wider immigration reform in Congress.
Mohave County Elections Director Allen Tempert said he’s satisfied with how the Nov. 8 General Election took place.
Polls closed two days ago in Arizona, but counting for the 2022 midterm elections continued Thursday as officials continued to tally votes cast in Maricopa County and across the state in outstanding races for Senate and governor.
The Tuesday, Nov. 8 General Election filled the three positions for Kingman Unified School District School Board.
Arizona remained the epicenter for post-Election Day misinformation Thursday as vote counting in that state continued.
The video on Fox News showed a Wisconsin poll worker initialing ballots before they were given to voters.
Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot Tuesday, as voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well as blue California and Vermont and dealt a defeat to an anti-abortion measure in deep-red Kentucky.
Arizona voters rejected one of three ballot measures that would take away some of their rights to pass their own laws and also approved the only two citizen initiatives that were up for a vote in the election that concluded on Tuesday.
Proposition 129 asks just one question: Whether or not all future ballot initiatives should ask just one question.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered armed members of a group monitoring ballot drop boxes in Arizona to stay at least 250 feet away from the locations following complaints that people wearing masks and carrying guns were intimidating voters.
The elected leaders of an Arizona county who had considered following the lead of a rural county by expanding their hand-counts of ballots from next week’s election rejected the effort Wednesday.
An Arizona county's plan to hand count all ballots cast in next week's election has triggered a court challenge, marking the latest twist to the effort by rural Cochise County to mollify skeptics distrustful of its vote-counting equipment.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8 and polls in Arizona will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Arizona voters who began mailing in their ballots after simply signing and dating the envelope in recent weeks might be doing so for the final time with that simple process.
A federal judge in Arizona has merged two cases alleging voter intimidation at outdoor ballot boxes as he weighs a decision expected later Friday over whether to ban groups from monitoring the sites, taking photos and videos and following voters.
The Republicans on a rural Arizona county board that wanted to conduct a full hand count in the upcoming midterm vote have clarified they will follow Arizona state law allowing only partial hand counts following a harshly worded letter from the state's election director who threatened legal action.
A federal judge in Arizona said he hopes to decide by Friday whether to order members of a group to stop monitoring outdoor ballot drop boxes in the state's largest county in an effort that has sparked allegations of voter intimidation.
A variety of propositions will be on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot that could impact Arizona's elections and taxes, and lead to the creation of a lieutenant governor position.
The two Republicans on a county board in southeastern rural Arizona approved a proposal 2-1 Monday for a hand-count of all ballots in the Nov. 8 election after rejecting a differently worded motion during a chaotic meeting.
The sheriff in metropolitan Phoenix said Monday he's stepped up security around ballot drop boxes after a series of incidents involving people keeping watch on the boxes and taking video of voters after they were apparently inspired by lies about the 2020 election.
The Republican candidate for Maricopa Community College District Governing Board has suspended his campaign after being cited for alleged public sexual indecency, according to authorities.
A rural Arizona county where a disastrous primary season was one of the year’s biggest U.S. election debacles has gotten on track for successful midterm voting, an expert said Wednesday.
From his home in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Graeme Dean says there’s plenty that’s disheartening about the state of the country and politics these days.
Cowboy caviar is more expensive to make.
A southwestern Arizona woman who pleaded guilty to collecting four early ballots in the 2020 primary was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail and two years’ probation, with the judge saying he did not think she had accepted responsibility for her crime.
Officials in a southeastern Arizona county were prepared to move ahead with a plan to hand count all ballots in November’s election alongside the normal machine count on Tuesday, but at the last minute the county attorney told the board they had no legal authority to do so.
An attorney for Protect Democracy Project is demanding that Yavapai County groups drop their plans to watch ballot drop boxes, claiming it likely violates both state and federal law.
Abortion is the top issue in the Arizona attorney general election pitting Republican Abraham Hamadeh against Democrat Kris Mayes.
The City of Kingman will hold two informational open houses regarding Proposition 415, the proposed city sales tax increase to help fix residential roads.
A massive expansion of Arizona’s private school voucher system will likely go into effect after public school advocates failed to gather enough signatures to block the law, a conservative think tank that supports the expansion said Monday.
Spurred by conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election, activists around the country are using laws that allow people to challenge a voter’s right to cast a ballot to contest the registrations of thousands of voters at a time.
A debate among the four candidates seeking two seats on the commission that regulates Arizona utilities revealed sharp differences in their approaches to the job as the state adjusts to climate change and a shrinking water supply.
The public is invited to the September meeting of the Mohave Republican Forum, which will focus on education.
Groups involved with signing up people to vote are asking a federal judge to block a new law that could leave some who move with no registration at all.
A federal judge refused Friday to require that Arizona officials count ballots by hand in November, dismissing a lawsuit filed by the Republican nominees for governor and secretary of state based on false claims of problems with vote-counting machines.
A voter initiative rolling back Republican-backed election law changes and expanding voting access will not appear on the November ballot, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday, issuing a final death knell after an on-again off-again series of court rulings.
A judge ruled Thursday that an Arizona initiative expanding voting access and rolling back a host of restrictions enacted by the Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature and GOP Gov. Doug Ducey will be on the November ballot, barring a successful appeal to the state Supreme Court, which ordered the judge to explain his ruling.
The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that tax cuts or increases enacted by the Legislature can never be blocked by opponents using the state constitution’s referendum power, with the rare exception of a tax that funds a completely new state department.
Judges rejected challenges to two Arizona voter initiative on Wednesday, siding with proponents of a measure limiting so-called predatory debt collection and for one that would require people who fund political campaigns through nonprofit groups to be identified.
Proponents of three voter initiatives who each turned in hundreds of thousands of signatures last month to qualify them for the November ballot are trying to beat back legal challenges that could prevent them from going before voters.
The results of the 2022 Primary Election were affirmed this week in a special meeting of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors. But according to election officials, the voting process didn’t go off entirely without a hitch.
An Arizona county where the Aug. 2 primary election was beset with multiple issues that led to the firing of its election director will waive the costs for running municipal elections in 11 cities and towns and plans to hire an outside election expert to review what went wrong.
The 2022 Primary Election was the first real-world opportunity to see how Mohave County fits into its new legislative and congressional districts following redistricting last year.
Officials in an Arizona county are vowing to overhaul their election procedures after a shortage of some ballots at about two dozen voting sites during Tuesday's primary election led to some voters leaving without being able to cast their ballots.
Mohave County has released its unofficial final results for the Aug. 2 Primary Election. Turnout was 26.78% of all registered county voters.
In one of the biggest days of this year's primary campaign season, voters rejected a measure that would have made it easier to restrict abortion rights in red-state Kansas and repudiated a scandal-tarred former governor seeking a U.S. Senate seat in Missouri.
According to the latest figures from the Mohave County Recorder’s Office, released on July 5, the county has a total of 146,605 active registered voters for today’s 2022 Primary Election.
The attorney for Arizona's most populous county sent a letter on Tuesday warning a local candidate to stop encouraging voters to steal the pens given to them at polling places on Election Day to mark their ballots.
In Missouri, scandal-ridden former Gov. Eric Greitens is attempting a political comeback.
Arizona’s Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 2. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. and voters must cast their ballots at their assigned polling location.
The race for Arizona attorney general is wide open heading into Tuesday's primaries, with six Republicans and a lone Democrat eyeing a job that could have have an outsized role on issues like abortion and election integrity.
Arizona's congressional primaries are packed with Republican candidates as the party tries to chip away at the state’s majority Democratic delegation. They have a good chance with redistricting that favored the GOP.
With the primary elections approaching, county residents are reminded to submit their mail-in ballots by Friday, July 29.
Early voting is in full swing with the primary coming up on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with multiple local seats up for grabs.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday sued Arizona over a new law requiring people who use a federal form to register to vote to provide additional proof of citizenship if they want to vote for president or using the state's popular vote-by-mail system.
The Kingman GOP will host a series of meet-and-greet events beginning Wednesday, June 29 and continuing through July.
The slate of candidates for the Aug. 2 primary election in the City of Kingman has been finalized as the deadline for write-in candidates passed on Thursday, June 23.
A lawyer for the Arizona Republican Party and its firebrand leader, Kelli Ward, urged a judge Friday to invalidate Arizona's overwhelmingly popular system of mail-in voting, a process used by about 90% of voters.
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs says the latest bid by the Arizona Republican Party to kill all early voting for this year’s election not only comes too late but would cause chaos in the counties that would have to set up more polling places.
Diane Murray struggled with her decision all the way up to Election Day.
Nebraska Republicans will pick a nominee for governor Tuesday in a bitter primary race that was upended in recent weeks after a leading candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump was accused of groping at least eight women over the last few years.
A legal challenge to one of three Democrats running for Arizona governor has been withdrawn after reports from county recorders showed Aaron Lieberman turned in enough signatures to make the ballot.
The Arizona House voted Monday to delay the effective date for legislation signed last month requiring voters to provide evidence of their citizenship, which has already prompted two lawsuits amid fears by voting-rights advocates that it could cancel the registrations of thousands of people.
The Mohave Republican Forum will host a trio of candidates at its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at the Golden Corral restaurant at 3580 Stockton Hill Road.
Conservative Republican Club of Kingman will host their monthly meeting on Monday, April 11 at the BPO Elks Lodge, 900 Gates Ave.
Two lawsuits have been filed challenging a new Arizona law seeking to require proof of citizenship to vote.
Local, state and federal officials must do more to ensure Native Americans facing persistent, longstanding and deep-rooted barriers to voting have equal access to ballots, a White House report released Thursday said.
The Arizona Senate voted down more election bills Monday, including many creating criminal penalties for missteps by election officials that stem from Senate Republicans' 2020 election review.
A Democrat running for Arizona governor says all 4-year-olds should have the option for free preschool.
Two high-profile Republican state senators appear ready to go head-to-head in the August primary election after Kelly Townsend filed for reelection in the same district she and Wendy Rogers ended up in after new district maps were adopted.
The Arizona Senate on Monday approved several revisions to the state's election laws but three were rejected when majority Republicans failed to muster the needed 16 votes.
The Republican-controlled Arizona House on Monday joined the GOP-led state Senate in approving a measure that will ask voters in November to drastically boost identification requirements needed for in-person and mail voting in the battleground state.
The Mohave County Elections Department will hold an open house on Wednesday March 3 to display proposed changes to the current Mohave County Board of Supervisors voting districts.
The Arizona Supreme Court said Tuesday it will hear the Arizona Senate's appeal of lower court rulings that held it must release hundreds of records related to its partisan review of the 2020 election.
Candidates for Secretary of State and Attorney General will debate on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Beale Street Celebrations at 201 N. 4th St.
Republican state senators on Monday advanced legislation that would require every ballot cast in Arizona's elections to be counted by hand, with GOP proponents who embraced former President Donald Trump's false narrative of massive voter fraud calling it a needed reform.
Republican lawmakers on a Senate panel approved a series of changes in election laws Thursday amid claims they could help prevent the kind of election fraud some continue to insist occurred in 2020.
Voting rights advocates on Tuesday announced plans for a sweeping Arizona ballot initiative they say would “protect the freedom to vote” from Republican lawmakers pushing to remake voting laws based on false claims of fraud in the 2020 election.
Arizona Republicans on Monday advanced legislation to unwind the state's overwhelmingly popular early voting system by requiring that voters have a reason and make a request to vote by mail.
Arizona Republican lawmakers on Wednesday advanced legislation requiring voters to show identification when they drop off a mail ballot at a polling place, a move that election officials say would lead to longer lines on Election Day.
Lawmakers considering election bills heard Monday from a leading Republican candidate for Arizona governor and a number of people who worked on the Senate GOP's partisan 2020 ballot review who urged the Legislature to adopt a series of bills changing the way elections are conducted.
A review of potential voter fraud cases in the 2020 general election in Arizona's second-largest county ended Friday with an announcement by prosecutors that none of the 151 cases they reviewed merited criminal charges.
Arizona’s election laws are expected to be a hot topic when the 2022 Arizona State Legislative Session kicks off in less than two weeks.
In the weeks leading up to the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, a handful of Americans – well-known politicians, obscure local bureaucrats – stood up to block then-President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attempt to overturn a free and fair vote of the American people.
A judge has ruled Arizona voters have a constitutional right to decide a referendum in November 2022 that seeks to repeal tax cuts that were approved by the Legislature and signed into law by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.
The Arizona commission that is redrawing legislative and congressional district lines appeared poised to tilt congressional maps heavily toward Republicans before votes on Friday made that seem less likely.
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Arizona doesn't have to give voters who forget to sign their mail ballot time after the election to resolve the issue, rejecting a lawsuit filed by Democrats.
Ron Watkins, one of the most prominent figures in the QAnon conspiracy movement, said Monday he is running for Congress in Arizona because the state is at the forefront of the fight by many Republicans over the 2020 election results.