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  • Arizona GOP seeks to delay Maricopa County election certification

    The Arizona Republican Party has asked a judge to bar Maricopa County from certifying its election results until the court issues a decision about the party's lawsuit seeking a new hand-count of a sampling of ballots.
  • Arizona AG indicts signature-gathering company over Prop 208 petitions

    A Phoenix company faces fines totaling up to $1 million for allegedly making illegal payments to workers who gathered signatures for the Invest in Ed ballot initiative. Petition Partners said the indictment is unfounded and called it "a political prosecution."
  • Hearing set for Arizona GOP lawsuit on Maricopa County election

    A judge will hear arguments Wednesday in the Arizona Republican Party’s lawsuit seeking to change how Maricopa County conducts a hand-count audit.
  • Judge dismisses Donald Trump’s suit over ballots in metro Phoenix

    A judge has dismissed the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Phoenix after the campaign’s lawyers acknowledged the ballots at issue wouldn’t change the outcome.
  • Progressives look to make early mark on Biden White House

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Leading progressives are pressuring President-elect Joe Biden to embrace their policy agenda even as more centrist Democrats argue such proposals prevented the party from retaking full control of Congress. For now, much of the lobbying centers on who Biden should — or should not — appoint to key posts as he […]
  • EXPLAINER: Why AP called Georgia for Biden

    WHY THE AP CALLED GEORGIA FOR BIDEN: More than two weeks after Election Day, The Associated Press has declared Joe Biden the winner of the presidential contest in Georgia, a longtime Republican state that the Democratic president-elect narrowly won by making major inroads in suburban areas that formerly favored the GOP. Biden won the presidency […]
  • Sen. Martha McSally concedes Arizona race, congratulates Mark Kelly

    More than a week after the contest was called by major outlets on Election Day, Sen. Martha McSally conceded in her race against Democrat Mark Kelly.
  • Arizona Democratic Party chair decides not to seek reelection

    Arizona Democratic Party Chair Felecia Rotellini, fresh off historic victories in the state’s U.S. Senate and presidential races, said she will not run for reelection.
  • Maricopa County Recorder-elect wants to return office’s focus to elections

    After winning the Maricopa County Recorder's Office race, Republican Stephen Richer wants to focus on delivering competent elections and keep politics out.
  • Arizona GOP files lawsuit in Maricopa County over election counting

    A new lawsuit from the Arizona Republican Party is working to get Maricopa County to audit ballots by voting precincts instead of voting centers.