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Flagstaff Rep. Thorpe targets student, ‘snowbird’ voting changes in proposal

Posted by   /  January 21, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Rep. Bob Thorpe By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Sun A veteran lawmaker is making another bid at blocking students from voting where they go to school. The proposal by Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, would create an exception to existing law that says someone is a resident for voting purposes based […]

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Bill would limit voter IDs

Posted by   /  December 4, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Kelly Townsend measure would ban utility bills, student cards as voter ID The school ID provision appears to be a thinly veiled political dig at Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, a Democrat elected to the statewide position in 2018. By Steven Hsieh | Phoenix New Times A new bill from a Republican legislator would shorten […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Utah County puts blockchain voting to test in live audit

Posted by   /  September 9, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Regional News  /  No Comments

Shutterstock By Jed Presgrove | govtech.com Hand holding smart phone with online voting concept on screen. Utah County, Utah, recently showcased live on Facebook how anyone can audit the authenticity of 24 municipal election votes that were cast overseas by eligible voters through the blockchain-based Voatz app. The demonstration, which can be viewed here, describes […]

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[VIDEO] Maricopa County approves updates to vote-counting system to avoid snafus

Posted by   /  June 27, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Abbagail Leon | Cronkite News Months after glitches at the polls led to long waits for voters, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a $6.1 million contract to update the vote-counting system and establish an executive position they said will smooth future balloting. “One’s right to vote is sacrosanct,” Supervisor Steve Chucri […]

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Groups threaten lawsuit over early ballot rejections

Posted by   /  October 25, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror A coalition of civil rights and voting rights groups want Arizona elections officials to give voters a chance to correct the record before their early ballots are rejected over mismatched signatures, and may sue if new policies aren’t put in place for next month’s election. When voters submit their […]

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Maricopa County investigating voting issues during primary election [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  September 6, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Ali Vetnar | KTAR The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office will launch an investigation into the problems that voters endured during last week’s primary election. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to move forward with an outside review of the processes done by the recorder’s office for planning and executing the primary […]

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An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

Posted by   /  August 13, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

By Michael D. Regan | PBS Newshour An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes during the world’s largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said. Thousands of adult hackers attend the […]

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Lawmakers passed on polling-place fix as another election error surfaces

Posted by   /  May 10, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Mary Jo Pitzl and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | The Republic Despite an agreement to require more polling locations in the wake of March’s voting fiasco, the House of Representatives failed to bring a bill that would bring those changes to a vote in the final hours of last week’s session. It is unclear why […]

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New bill seeks to lower Arizona voting age from 18 to 16; Rose Law Group litigation attorney Evan Bolick talks to Cronkite News

Posted by   /  March 4, 2016  /  Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

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By Amber Kahwaji | Cronkite News HCR 2046 seeks to lower the Arizona voting age from 18 to 16, and the bill is gaining traction because many believe this bill can help improve voter turnout among a demographic that has often struggled to make an impact at the polls.

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Scottsdale City Council members seek new controls on land deals

Posted by   /  September 3, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Terrance Thornton | Scottsdale Independent Two Scottsdale City Council members are pursuing limitations on established city code amendments that allow city staff to decide when and how city-owned property held in trust is either sold, swapped or bought sometimes without a public auction as prescribed through ordinance. Council members David Smith and Kathy Littlefield […]

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