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State Capitol News
12:47 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Federal Judge Clears Path for Proof of Citizenship at the Polls

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A federal judge today ordered the Election Assistance Commission to require state residents to provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:00 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Independents Now Represent Largest Voting Group in Arizona

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A new report shows independents now outnumber registered Republicans and Democrats in the state. But Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports that could actually mean greater political polarization.

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State Capitol News
9:19 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Arizona Lawmakers Attempting Repeal of State Voting Law

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State lawmakers are moving to repeal major changes in voting laws made last year — and then reenacting at least some of them in a way to thwart a referendum drive. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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Fronteras
12:38 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

More Latinos Enthusiastic About Voting

 In the election battleground states, 60 percent of Latinos polled said they are “very enthusiastic” about voting in the presidential election. Typically in a presidential election about a third of Latinos registered to vote actually do.

More than half of registered Latinos polled said they know an undocumented immigrant -- either someone in their family or a close friend. About a third said they know someone who was questioned by police, detained or deported.

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