ELECTIONS | Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting


Secretary of State floats election law overhaul

Secretary of State Michele Reagan has begun circulating a memo detailing a proposed overhaul of the laws governing virtually every aspect of how elections are conducted in Arizona, from data protocols and recount procedures, to “sore loser” candidates and voter fraud investigations.

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AZDarkMoneyBot

An explosion of “dark money” spending dominated Arizona’s 2014 election cycle, when groups that don’t disclose their donors spent millions, mostly to help elect now-Gov. Doug Ducey, two utility regulators and a handful of lawmakers. AZCIR made a bot to track it on Twitter.

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Signature effort aims to derail solar ballot measure

The California-based solar panel company, SolarCity, has committed to spending at least $3 million to put a measure on Arizona’s November ballot that would require paying retail rates for rooftop solar net metering, and prevent new fees or demand charges solar industry claims are prohibitive.

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