Reagan’s good idea: Move primary to June

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It didn’t come up in this week’s debate, but in Michele Reagan’s plan for the secretary of state, there is a good idea I’ve long tub-thumped for: moving Arizona’s primary election to June. Arizona’s primary used to be in early September. The county recorders lobbied to move it to late August, to give them more …

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Michele Reagan was right on election reforms

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—Paul Ryan, Fountain Hills In its emphatic primary endorsement of Michele Reagan as secretary of state, The Arizona Republic stated the following: “In 2013, Reagan put together a sensible, serious-minded package of election-law reforms with the help of all 15 Arizona county election directors, Democrats and Republicans alike.” Now, those reforms, which include a cleanup of outdated …

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Do you know what it’s really about?

Friends, There is a movement in Arizona to challenge HB2305, the very important legislation that enables elections officials to address the very valid concerns of Arizonans. Last November, Arizona faced near-crisis in counting ballots. This was primarily due to the enormous number of Provisional ballots cast at the polls, and the number of Early Ballots …

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