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Q&A: Arizona Supreme Court E-Qual ruling a threat to Arizona democracy?

The Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday, May 13 denied a request for accepting a special action and relief from the in-person state law …

Arizona Supreme Court denies relief from physical signature-gathering requirements

An online signature-gathering program for those seeking office in Arizona is OK, but for statewide initiatives, the same system cannot …
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Scottsdale City Council candidates opine General Plan’s significance

This summer, Scottsdale voters are being asked to fill three open seats on City Council from a field of nine candidates. The City …
A voter drops off a ballot for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix.

Candidates vie for Maricopa County leadership roles

Voters will decide in the August primary who will compete in November to fill important elected positions representing the more than 4 …
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Scottsdale mayoral candidates talk finer political points of General Plan document

From a population of just over 250,000 residents, Scottsdale voters will see a ballot of five candidates who have emerged in pursuit …
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Arizona Secretary of State not opposed to online signatures

PHOENIX — The state’s chief elections officer said she won’t oppose legal efforts to allow initiative drives to gather the remaining signatures they need online.
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Councilwoman Virginia Korte was the dissenting vote on accepting the Independent Ethics Panel’s “Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law,” which found no ethical violations from a complaint filed against City Councilman Guy Phillips.

Korte: I will pursue Scottsdale municipal race-relations task force

Last Saturday evening in Scottsdale, over 500 rioters deliberately looted and destroyed property. Many citizens have reached out to …
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Phillips: It’s wrong for Scottsdale businesses to take the brunt of attacks

On May 30, Scottsdale fell under attack. It was premeditated and without provocation. The so-called leaders of this attack openly …

Story: After Scottsdale mayoral debate, Korte has my vote!

On May 27, several organizations --- Scottsdale Leadership, Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, SCOTT, and the Scottsdale Independent …

Auerbach: A call for stricter protections in Scottsdale

I did see the social media post yesterday asking people to gather at Fashion Square Mall at 10 p.m. Not knowing if this was a hoax or …
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Lane: Scottsdale must remain united as forces of evil seek to create chaos

I share the community’s anger and outrage over the illegal actions that took place in Scottsdale last night. The damage from …
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