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Three years ago, in the wake of a new Arizona law aimed at those in the country illegally, tens of thousands converged on the Capitol with a message: Today we march, tomorrow we vote.
“I don’t know why everyone is complaining that the Gilbert school board cut salaries, eliminated the teachers’ voices from negotiations, and secured all the power of decision making for themselves. After all, this strategy has worked very successfully in Communist Russia, Nazi Germany, and... and... oh wait... maybe there IS a problem here!”
Opponents of Arizona's landmark immigration law took note of the measure's third anniversary Tuesday by urging lawmakers to repeal the legislation that sparked a national debate over border security and immigrants' rights.
Embattled state Attorney General Tom Horne could have to fend off a bid to keep him from getting his own party's nomination for reelection.
A plan to revamp the state's recall laws for all future elections fell apart Thursday as some Republican senators broke party ranks.
During a recent school day in Mesa, two girls in the district’s preschool program at the Mesa Education Center practiced writing the names of their classmates at a small desk. Another group of girls “washed” their babies in a pretend tub.
“I see Mexico has the same problems with union management we have in the U.S. They are all crooks. The head of the teacher’s union was just arrested for embezzlement.”
Immigration proponents are hosting a daylong rally aimed at persuading local voters to back comprehensive immigration reform.
Immigration reform, what’s being “reformed”? All I see coming from President Obama, Hispanic activists and sadly our Arizona “Republican In Name Only” (R.I.N.O.) Senators John “Keating Five” McCain and Jeff “S.T.R.I.V.E. Act” Flake is 100 percent Amnesty.
Attorney General Tom Horne will argue to the nation's high court on March 18 that Arizona should be allowed to enforce a 2004 voter-approved law requiring people to provide proof of citizenship to register to vote.
Before leading the way for other states to pursue immigration laws, Arizona passed a ban on human smuggling in 2005 that has led to more than 2,100 arrests and drawn criticism for a tactic in which people who pay to be sneaked into the country are charged as conspirators to the crime.
Arizona voters may be able to cast their ballots in 2014 at any polling place anywhere in the county.
Ahwatukee Foothills News’ most anticipated special section of the year, Best of Ahwatukee, will hit doorsteps on Jan. 25, 2012. Voting begins on Monday, Nov. 12, and will continue through Dec. 7 at www.ahwatukee.com/best_of.
Arizona Republicans are trying to keep control over both chambers of the Legislature in Tuesday's general election as the state uses districts newly redrawn under criteria that included fostering competition between the two major parties.
My mother was born and raised in Wyoming, the first state in the nation to give women the right to vote. She voted her entire life. My grandmother cast her first vote in the 1924 presidential election there. My great-grandmother never had a choice.
CONCORD, N.H. — Just two days from the finish, President Barack Obama's campaign is mobilizing a massive get-out-the-vote effort aimed at carrying the Democrat to victory, as Republican Mitt Romney makes a late play for votes in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania.
Arizona's voter registration numbers are higher heading into next week's general election.
An attorney for Republican interests argued Wednesday that maps drawn just last year for the state's 30 legislative districts are illegal and should be scrapped.
There are three legs to voter suppression in Arizona — so far.
The Maricopa County Elections Department plans to spend about $30,000 for television and print ads to correct possible misperceptions among some Spanish-language voters about the date for the Nov. 6 general election.
“The snowbirds are returning and so are the unkind, immature, and unrealistic comments by some East Valley residents. Age happens. Just look around at your grandparents.”
Election Day holds tremendous importance in our country, not just as the day when we vote our leaders into office, but as the symbolic cornerstone of our democracy. It is a day when all our voices are heard. No matter what you look like, how much money you make, your family’s background, or how old you are, we all have an equal say on Election Day. The openness and fairness of our voting process is what makes America the leading democracy in the world.
Gov. Jan Brewer delivered a nearly $100,000 infusion Wednesday into the campaign of Republican Jeff Flake to become the state's next U.S. senator.
Arizona Republicans hold two-thirds of the seats in both chambers of the Legislature after padding their majorities in 2010 as the party's wave swept across the nation. But those "supermajorities" that allowed them to vigorously pursue conservative courses on gun rights and other social issues appear to be on the line Nov. 6.
Maricopa County election officials say the wrong date was printed on several Spanish-language mailings containing new voter registration cards.