The cause of the provisional-ballot uproar has not been solved. At least, there doesn't appear to be an agreement over the cause.Although Secretary of State Ken Bennett said one of the people involved in an effort to register 34,000 new Latino voters admitted that they were checking the permanent ea ... More >>
Despite activists' complaints that Latino voters were more likely to cast provisional ballots in this year's election -- and that elections officials were likely to blame -- Secretary of State Ken Bennett pointed a finger back at the activists.Bennett recently testified before the U.S. Senate Judici ... More >>
There's light at the end of the tunnel, my friends. And I hope there's a beer with my name on it when we get to it.
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has released his latest update on the ballot count. Currently, there are 192,337 ballots left to be counted statewide, 28,550 of them early ball ... More >>
The Maricopa County Elections Department has given a straight answer about the number of ballots that still haven't been counted as of noon on the day after the election: they don't know.Citizens for a Better Arizona activists went to the elections office today to get a clear number, as media report ... More >>
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has just announced that as of late this afternoon, "an estimated 602,334 early and provisional ballots statewide" have not been counted.
"State law gives the counties 10 calendar days to verify and process the remaining early and provisional ballots," the rele ... More >>
After some uproar was caused with the Maricopa County Elections Department printing the wrong election date in Spanish on a few materials, it's now spending money on a Spanish-only campaign to tell voters the correct election day.Two items distributed by the elections office listed Election Day as N ... More >>
The Maricopa County Elections Department released some of the details this morning about the Spanish-language campaign it's putting on, in an effort to set the record straight for any Spanish-speaking voters who may have been confused by errors made by the department.On two occassions, people notice ... More >>
Sadly, confusion still reigns after CBS 5's recent report on early ballots and the volunteers from different groups picking them up, in which this legal, and very common activity was labeled, wrongly, as illegal.
CBS 5 reporter Donna Rossi incorrectly paraphrased the remarks of Maricopa County Reco ... More >>
Don't exhale just yet, because Proposition 203 could still win.
The medical marijuana measure is behind by only 6,732 votes out of 1.3 million cast, as of 9:47 a.m., the most recent update on the Arizona Secretary of State's Web site.
All but two of 2,239 voting precincts ... More >>
News release from county just in:
2010 PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS
August 26, 2010, 4:25PM, Phoenix, AZ - Maricopa County Recorder, Helen Purcell, says every effort is being made to complete final counting for the August 24 Primary Election by Saturday, August 28, 2010. "We've tabulated 57,231 earl ... More >>
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Helen Purcell, Maricopa County Recorder, expects to put out a news release at about 5 p.m. on Thursday with updated vote counts.About 12,000 provisional ballots were amassed today at the Maricopa County Elections department, officials say, bringing the to ... More >>
Helen Purcell, Maricopa County Recorder, says that slow returns of early ballots could mean voters are worried about the negative tone of some campaignsAbout half of the early ballots sent out to potential voters in Maricopa County have been returned as of this morning, election off ... More >>
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell
It's been 50 days since the Maricopa County Elections and Recorders departments sent County Attorney Andrew Thomas notice of possible crimes by top officials at the Sheriff's Office.The two county agencies believe several laws have probably been b ... More >>
Steve Ellman, one of the SCA contributors
The Maricopa County Elections Department and Recorder's Office announced this morning it had found "reasonable cause to believe that a number of individuals and entities" have violated the state's campaign finance laws.
According to the announce ... More >>