By: Graham Bosch If you check the news for information about recent elections, you will inevitably see claims by Republican VIPs about the party’s losses in the 2020 presidential election season and the latest 2022 midterm elections. Republican politicians and pundits have offered little tangible evidence to support fraud claims—because they are false—yet continue to … Continue reading Election denialism obscures potential for real improvements to Arizona elections
Don’t Sleep on Voter Suppression, Arizona, We’re Ground Zero for the Fight to Uphold Democracy
By: Jordan Ulloa Since 2020, Arizona has been plagued by election conspiracy theories. Adherence to election denialism intensified in the lead up to the 2022 election, and has subsequently gotten worse since Democrats won the offices of Governor, Secretary of State, and Attorney General for the first time since 1974, or 49 years. Even though … Continue reading Don’t Sleep on Voter Suppression, Arizona, We’re Ground Zero for the Fight to Uphold Democracy
Arizona Voter Intimidation, Suppression, and Democratic Instability
By: Jordan Uter “We often think of institutions as somehow solid and durable objects, but institutions are no more than stable patterns of human beliefs, norms, and interactions. When enough people simply decide to stop behaving according to those patterns and norms, the institutions themselves change or dissolve. And what we are witnessing in America … Continue reading Arizona Voter Intimidation, Suppression, and Democratic Instability
The Fragility of Arizona’s S.B. 1260
By: Mike Feeney On September 26, 2022, a federal judge for the District Court of Arizona issued a preliminary injunction blocking two voter registration provisions of Arizona Senate Bill 1260 (“S.B. 1260”). The District Court’s order was a major victory for the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, Priorities USA, and Voto Latino (the “Plaintiffs”), who … Continue reading The Fragility of Arizona’s S.B. 1260
Is America a Democratic Society?
By: Alexis Eisa Democracy, derived from the Greek words “demos,” meaning the people, and “kratia,” meaning the power of authority, is internationally recognized as the power to the people. Yet, America, the alleged pioneer and leader in democracy, has seen its democratic principles slowly eroded away. So much so, that the erosion and resulting political … Continue reading Is America a Democratic Society?