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A federal judge last week rejected an effort by Congressman Ron Barber’s campaign to include an additional 133 votes that were disqualified for administrative reasons in the 2014 election.
At its unveiling in March, Secretary of State Ken Bennett discusses a new statue honoring late U.S. Sen. Barry M. Goldwater that will represent Arizona at the U.S. Capitol.
Arizona race for governor
Early voters, get your pens ready. Early ballots for the Primary Election begin mailing for voters affiliated with a recognized political party July 31, 2014. More than 1 million early ballots will mail statewide. Recognized political parties include Republican, Democrat, Libertarian or American’s Elect.
A Tale of Two Polls
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has the most political experience of any of the candidates in the race. Bennett first ran for the Prescott City Council when he was just 25 years old in 1985. He went on to serve on the Arizona State Board of Education in the 1990s, served eight years in the Arizona Senate after winning office in 1998 (including a four-year stint as Senate president) and has served six years as Arizona Secretary of State.
The ballot set to run in the August Primary Election took shape in Arizona on May 28, as candidates worked to submit the required signatures to officially run.
When I think of the attorney general’s office at any level of our government, I feel it should be managed by someone who has one major characteristic. That characteristic is integrity.
The Republican candidates running for the state’s top seat had few differences on major issues. The GOP candidates attended a forum at the Desert View Performing Arts Center in SaddleBrooke May 14.
The tape is slowly being stripped away as each new advertisement appears on television, and yes, we all know that in the months to come, the gloves will come off in the political arena.
In case you haven’t heard, Secretary of State Ken Bennett announced last week that Independents have surpassed Republicans as the state’s largest group of registered voters in the state.
For more than two decades, the number of voters not affiliated with a recognized political party in Arizona has steadily grown. According to Secretary of State Ken Bennett, the state’s “independents” have now become the largest bloc of voters in the state.
Arizona Voices, an innovative electronic platform to encourage civic engagement, was unveiled at the state capitol today by Secretary of State Ken Bennett and state Senator Bob Worsley. Arizona is the first state in the US to host a website of this kind. On www.azvoices.gov, registered voters are allowed to vote on bills in the legislature and discuss the issues impacting our state with fellow Arizonans and elected officials.
The latest voter registration figures have been released and according to Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Arizona has 3,244,793 registered voters, an increase of 20,066 since the last report in October.
According to Ken Bennett, Arizona’s Secretary of State, the total number of registered voters has risen by 2,302 to 3,227,819. While the state’s major political parties experienced a decrease, the number of voters not affiliated with any party, commonly known as independent voters, increased from 1,075,334 to 1,085,237.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer penned her approval Wednesday to a series of changes in voting laws that Democrats and others say are designed to give her Republican Party an edge in future elections.
Arizona cannot demand proof of citizenship from individuals who use a federal voter registration form, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.
More than 70 families previously subjected to domestic violence, sexual, or stalking offenses have kept their residence addresses out of the hands of the general public and that of the perpetrator thanks to a program administered by the Office of the Secretary of State.
Phoenix – With overwhelming bipartisan support from Arizona’s election community, legislation to correct issues that arose during the 2012 general election needs to be approved by the Legislature.
After forming an exploratory committee to consider running for governor, Sen. Al Melvin, R-District 11, is confident that his bold ideas could lead him to the state’s top position in 2014.
After Republican Martha McSally led by a small margin since Tuesday, Democrat Ron Barber took the lead in the still undecided Congressional District 2 race.
Election officials have 10 days to get all votes counted for the Nov. 6 election, and Secretary of State Ken Bennett said there are 602,334 early and provisional ballots that still have to be verified.
Secretary of State Ken Bennett has appointed Joan Clark of Chandler as Arizona’s new state librarian. Clark was chosen after an exhaustive nationwide search and replaces GladysAnn Wells who in retired in 2011. The State Library, Archives and Public Records is a division of the Secretary of State’s office and serves the legislature and public by providing access to research and information; additionally, it works to ensure Arizona's history is documented and preserved.
With only 42 days left until the 2012 general election, Secretary of State Ken Bennett offered a series of other election related numbers: 16, 14, 9 and 1. Sixteen days until early voting begins; 14 days left to register; 9 cases of suspected voter fraud; and 1 every single vote counts.
On Tuesday, Arizona voters will be voting on the primary candidates they want to see move on to the General Election, and based on early numbers, many residents have already spoken.