Olivia Dols(she/her/hers)News Broadcast Reporter, Phoenix
Olivia Dols expects to graduate in December 2022 with a master’s degree in mass communication. Dols completed an internship with 12News over the summer.
Arizona votes are now counted, however the ordeal goes on as three races are headed for automatic recount and two counties delay certification. Democrat Katie Hobbs defeated Republican Kari Lake in the governor race, which does not qualify for an automatic recount.
Prop 309 would require dates of birth and voter identification numbers for mail-in ballots and would eliminate the two-document alternative to photo IDs for in-person voting.
Prop 209 would increase protections for Arizona residents who face potential wage or asset seizures because of outstanding debt.
PHOENIX – A state law banning any materials in public schools that contain sexual content takes effect this week, and critics worry self-censoring will put more stress on already overburdened teachers.