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Supreme Court Upholds Two Suppressive Arizona Voting Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday the Supreme Court upheld two different Arizona voting laws, with a majority of six conservative justices ruling in Brnovich v. DNC that “neither Arizona’s out-of-precinct rule nor its ballot-collection law violates” Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The decision further weakens the VRA, a significant protection against racially discriminatory voting laws.

Maricopa County To Replace All Voting Equipment After Audit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors announced on Monday that it will not use any voting equipment that the county was required to hand over to the conservative firm Cyber Ninjas in future elections. This is the latest development in a continuing audit effort promoted by Senate Republicans based on unfounded claims of voter fraud in the state.

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