Notes and political gossip from around the Old Pueblo.
Washington D.C. group has run afoul of Arizona election officials in the past.
They might look official, but letters from the Voter Participation Center contain incorrect information
Antonio French pins a map of Ferguson to the wall at his new office that he just opened in Ferguson on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 27, 2014. French plans to do voter registration out of the office. Photo by J.B. Forbes, email@example.com
Six candidates will debate at the library, hosted by Northwest Conservatives.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Election Assistance Commission to require would-be Arizona voters to provide proof of citizenship when they register.
PHOENIX — Saying he is not willing to maintain a dual registration system, Secretary of State Ken Bennett is asking the court to order the federal Election Assistance Commission to modify its voter registration forms to demand proof of citizenship.
Call it the Hassle Maxim:
PHOENIX — Two state officials filed suit Wednesday in a bid to force the federal Election Assistance Commission to let Arizona add a requirement for proof of citizenship to that agency’s voter registration form.
PHOENIX - Arizona is renewing its bid to let election officials demand proof of citizenship from everyone registering to vote, paving the way for yet another lawsuit.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne
PHOENIX - Saying federal law trumps state, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 on Monday that Arizona cannot demand proof of citizenship from individuals who use a federal voter registration form.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot demand proof of citizenship from individuals who use a federal voter registration form, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.
The poet Carl Sandburg supposedly was asked by a young playwright to attend a rehearsal. Sandburg did but fell asleep. The playwright exclaimed, “How could you sleep when you knew I wanted your opinion?” Sandburg replied, “Sleep is an opinion.”
It's never too early to look ahead to the 2014 election, right? I know, I know: The results from Tuesday's election aren't even in yet. But, what the heck, it never hurts to peek ahead.
PHOENIX - The U.S. Supreme Court will consider how far Arizona - and other states - can go in requiring voters to prove citizenship when registering.
PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to consider how far Arizona — and other states — can go in requiring voters to prove citizenship when registering.
The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election is Tuesday at midnight.