Maricopa County

Elections 2012
9:29 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Thousands of Votes Yet to be Counted in AZ Races

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Arizona’s Secretary of State announced late Wednesday that upwards of 600,000 ballots have yet to be processed in Arizona.

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5:39 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Feds: Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio Violated Civil Rights in Immigration Enforcement

The Department of Justice on Thursday leveled charges of unconstitutional policing against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation into civil rights abuses by Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been going on for more than three years.

The Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department accused the sheriff’s office of racially profiling Hispanics and unlawfully arresting them. Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez called the sheriff’s office "broken" as he laid out the allegations.

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