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 […]
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...
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...
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
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
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...
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 ?
The bold-faced title that should lead into Prop 124 is just the repeated title from Prop 123, which is about education.
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 ?
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...
Voters in Maricopa County stood in line for hours after Republican officials dramatically slashed polling locations
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
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
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say 37-year-old Semyon Shamsiyev was sentenced Friday
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
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.
"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 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
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
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