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It’s Good News for John McCain!

Meth: the official drug of the Republican Party. On Tuesday afternoon, Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies arrested Emily Pitha, an independent political consultant working for Senator John McCain’s re-election campaign, during a drug bust at her home in Phoenix, Arizona. Police made the arrest after her boyfriend signed for a package from the Netherlands containing more […]

John McCain’s fundraiser busted for a meth lab with LSD, coke, heroin and counterfeit cash

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Sen. John McCain’s re-election fundraisers all list the same name as the RSVP contact, but that name also showed up as a person arrested during the bust of a meth lab Tuesday. In Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff’s deputies made arrests when they found an operational meth lab as well as...

Judge rejects lawsuit seeking to void Arizona primary election results

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A judge on Tuesday tossed out a legal challenge to a problem-plagued presidential preference election in Arizona, ruling that the woes at the polls were not due to fraud. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge David Gass said there were insufficient grounds for granting the request to void the...

Judge dismisses challenge to Arizona presidential primary

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge David Gass ruled that a Tucson man challenging the results hadn't proven fraud and hadn't shown long lines in Maricopa County or registration problems statewide with the election would have changed the results. Attorneys for the state and counties argued the problems didn't rise to the level of misconduct needed to discount the results. [...]Show More Summary

Brittney Griner Ordered to Pay Glory Johnson Child Support

After a short marriage and even faster divorce, WNBA players Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson have finally hashed out their child support issues. A Maricopa County, Ariz., judge ordered Griner to pay Johnson $2,516.97 a month in child support for the twins to which Johnson gave birth, according to ESPN. Show More Summary

Poll worker testifies on AZ voting problems: ‘Every single time it happened — it was a Democratic voter’

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

An Arizona poll worker testified Monday that dozens of voters — all of them Democrats — were affected by a computer glitch during last month’s primary election. Dianne Post, an attorney and Maricopa County poll worker, testified that the computer system checking in voters would...

“2 million ballots botched in latest Maricopa County fiasco”

KPNX: In yet another elections embarrassment for Maricopa County, two million ballots were printed with the wrong Spanish-language description for a ballot proposition May 17, resulting in a massive reprinting of ballots and mailing of postcards to correct the mistake. This … Continue reading ?

Thousands of Spanish-Language Ballots In Maricopa County Have a Huge Mistake On Them

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

The bold-faced title that should lead into Prop 124 is just the repeated title from Prop 123, which is about education.

AZ: “Past Election Data Predicted High Independent Voter Turnout In March Election”

KJZZ: On March 22, when Maricopa County voters had to wait in line for hours to vote in the presidential preference election at just 60 voting centers, Maricopa County Recorder’s Office staff said they were surprised by the number of … Continue reading ?

Sanders and Clinton join DNC lawsuit against Maricopa County over primary voting delays

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The Democratic National Committee will file a federal lawsuit over the actions of Arizona election officials during the presidential primary that caused long waits at the polls and critics said disenfranchised voters, especially minorities. Officials said the lawsuit, to be filed in U.S. District...

Hillary Clinton to sue Arizona over voting rights violations

Voters in Maricopa County stood in line for hours after Republican officials dramatically slashed polling locations

Angered by Arizona's Botched Election, One Man Decides to Run for Office

A week after the botched election in Maricopa County, Arizona—when thousands of people waited hours to cast their ballots—the state's House Elections Committee got an earful from angry voters. One of them, local criminal defense attorney...Show More Summary

Sanders’ Legal Team Considering Federal Lawsuit Challenging Maricopa County’s Election Practices

Bernie Sanders’ attorney Chris Sautter announced that the campaign is considering a federal lawsuit that would challenge the election practices of Maricopa County. Sautter said that the lawsuit may be in collaboration with other concerned groups. Show More Summary

?Man gets 20-year prison term in death of Ariz. woman

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Maricopa County Superior Court officials say 37-year-old Semyon Shamsiyev was sentenced Friday

Arizona House Leadership to Reporters: Show Us Your Papers

The fallout from the botched March 22 election in Maricopa County, Arizona, has claimed its first victim: reporters' access to the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives. On Thursday, the state's House leadership imposed a ban...Show More Summary

Unable To Prevent Election Day Mess, The DOJ Is Investigating Arizona’s Five Hour Voting Lines

Some Maricopa County voters had to wait five hours to cast their ballots. The post Unable To Prevent Election Day Mess, The DOJ Is Investigating Arizona’s Five Hour Voting Lines appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ignoring Court Orders, Maricopa County Locks Up Mentally Ill People Too Impaired For Trial

"Locked down for up to 24 hours a day, they deteriorate, refusing medication and treatment, living in squalor, and growing more symptomatic by the day." The post Ignoring Court Orders, Maricopa County Locks Up Mentally Ill People Too Impaired For Trial appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Arizona Secretary of State Confirms Fraud During Primary Vote

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

    Arizona welcomes you—unless you are a voter in Maricopa County. (Wing-Chi Poon / CC BY-SA 2.5) The voter controversy in Arizona is intensifying. During a committee hearing at the state capitol in Phoenix this week, Arizona Secretary...Show More Summary

Was Arizona's primary debacle voter suppression, incompetence, or both?

Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell, the person in charge of the total disaster that was voting in Phoenix in the primary election on March 22, has taken the blame for what she calls "a giant mistake," cutting polling locations by...Show More Summary

Arizona Voters Are Furious About Their Election Mess

Maricopa County, Arizona, elections officials came under heavy pressure by state legislators on Monday to explain why thousands of voters waited for hours to cast ballots in the state's most populous county during last week's statewide Republican and Democratic presidential nominating contests. Show More Summary

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