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Judges grill both sides in effort to untangle state’s jumbled abortion laws

WASHINGTON - Arizona Court of Appeals judges quizzed attorneys Wednesday as they tried to figure out how, or if, they can square competing abortion laws that could restrict or outright criminalize abortions in the state.

Fact-check: More than 1.13 million votes were counted within 24 hours of Election Day, not just 62,000

"We waited 24 hours and got a measly 62,000 votes," Republican secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem tweeted Nov. 9. He called the county’s election system "a national disgrace."

Supreme Court orders Kelli Ward to turn over phone records to Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward has to comply with a subpoena and turn over her phone records to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6th insurrection.

Secretary of State: Adrian Fontes leads over Mark Finchem

PHOENIX – Democrat Adrian Fontes, who said his goal is to bring trust back to voters, has a lead over Republican Mark Finchem, who denies the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election.

Left: Adrian Fontes, Democratic candidate for Arizona secretary of state, speaks to volunteers during the election party for Arizona Democrats at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel Nov. 8, 2022, in Phoenix. Right: Mark Finchem is the Republican candidate for Arizona secretary of state. (Photos by Mary Grace Grabill/Cronkite News and courtesy of the Mark Finchem campaign)

See updates from Arizona voters and polling locations on Election Day

PHOENIX – Voters across Arizona headed to the polls to make their voices heard this midterm election. Their votes on candidate races and propositions will determine the future of Arizona. This year, tensions are high as Arizonans decide on a new governor as well as a U.S. senator, among other races.

Supreme Court delays order that Ward give phone records to Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has granted a brief reprieve to Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward on a subpoena to turn over her phone records to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Civility in elections declining as political polarization rises, but there may be hope

PHOENIX – “Coward.” “Conspiracy theorist.” “Psychopath.” These are just a few of the insults hurled at opposing candidates in Arizona political races this election season. Experts say election civility is declining as political polarization rises, and the Arizona gubernatorial race between Kari Lake and Katie Hobbs is a prime example.

Election officials probe alleged voter intimidation at ballot drop box

WASHINGTON - Election officials reacted swiftly to reported voter intimidation this week at a Mesa ballot drop box, condemning the action and reassuring voters that they are working with law enforcement to address such incidents.

Secretary of state: Adrian Fontes wants to restore faith in elections, protect choices

Democrat Adrian Fontes looks to make elections more secure and accessible for Arizona voters.

Adrian Fontes (Photo courtesy of the Adrian Fontes campaign)

Secretary of state: Voting conspiracist Mark Finchem wants to run Arizona’s elections

Rep. Mark Finchem is campaigning to run Arizona’s elections while repeatedly pushing election disinformation. He was at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, and he introduced bills in the Legislature that sought to limit early voting, restrict mail-in ballots and eliminate electronic vote counting.

Mark Finchem (Photo courtesy of the Mark Finchem campaign)

Governor: Kari Lake, a Trump-endorsed election denier, touts lack of political experience

Former news anchor and Arizona governor hopeful Kari Lake has no political experience – and that’s exactly why she thinks she should do the job. Her campaign has been associated with proximity to extremists and election conspiracies.

Kari Lake (Photo courtesy of the Kari Lake campaign)

Fact-check: Republican Arizona secretary of state candidate aims to end mail-in voting option for millions

Election rules have become the central issue in the race for Arizona secretary of state. In a recent debate, Democrat Adrian Fontes said Republican Mark Finchem wants to make it harder for many Arizonans to cast their ballots.