Legal

State officials extend condolences over Tucson native killed in Jordan

WASHINGTON - Arizona officials were extending their condolences for a Tucson native who was among three soldiers killed Friday when their "convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base," according to a Defense Department statement.


Millennial turnout on Election Day still in question

PHOENIX - For the first time during an election cycle, the millennial generation surpassed the baby boomers as the largest population of potential voters. Yet as Arizona set a record for early voting this month, millennials accounted for just 11 percent of ballots cast.


Supreme Court lets ballot-collection law stand to cap week of legal fights

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated Arizona's ban on ballot-harvesting, just one day after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put the law on hold.


Study: Number of Arizona polling places has fallen sharply since 2012

WASHINGTON - When Arizona voters go to the polls next week, it will be at 212 fewer polling places than in 2012, with 13 of the state's 15 counties cutting sites in that time, a new report shows.


Donald Trump Jr. urges supporters to vote at rally in Gilbert

GILBERT – Donald Trump Jr. took Republican supporters to the water on Friday, urging them to vote as he stood beneath the iconic Gilbert Water Tower.


Court rejects second Democratic challenge to Arizona voting laws

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court handed Arizona Democrats their second defeat in a week Wednesday, refusing to block a state law that lets elections officials reject ballots cast by people who were not at their assigned polling place.

Voting Rights

For voters on reservations, getting to the poll just the first hurdle

WASHINGTON - It's tough to give a poll worker your street address when you don't live on a traditional street, but that's just one of the challenges that Native American voters who live on a reservation can face.

Reservation Votes

With just days to election, court will rehear ballot-collection ruling

WASHINGTON - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday it would reconsider its decision to let stand an Arizona law that makes it a felony for third parties to collect and deliver ballots for others.


‘Vamos a votar’: VP nominee Tim Kaine courts AZ Latino vote in Spanish in Maryvale

MARYVALE – "Todos somos Americanos:" We're all Americans.


Hillary Clinton works to turn AZ red votes blue

TEMPE – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a pitched plea Wednesday night for Arizona voters, focusing her courtship on embracing Latinos and other diverse voters in a race that is tightening six days before the election.


Mike Pence chides ‘Obamacare’ at Mesa rally

MESA – Mike Pence, Donald Trump's running mate, sounded a continuing campaign drumbeat on Wednesday, saying the rising costs of "Obamacare" and Hillary Clinton's "open borders" immigration policy show why Arizona voters should remain faithful to the Republican Party.


Coconino County officials hike to bottom of Grand Canyon to set up polls for Havasupai Tribe

GRAND CANYON – Matt Rudig stands on Havasupai Hilltop and looks down at the landscape of the Grand Canyon. He laces up his hiking boots and situates his backpack in preparation for the 8-mile hike ahead of him. Deep within the gorge is the Havasupai Tribe's village – his destination.