Both the left and right run to judges rather than fighting to change outcomes through the political process.
Despite the recent boomlet for ranked choice voting, a nonpartisan top-two primary system is still the best electoral reform for Arizona.
The most recent saga involves the federal government.
Legislators are about to move the Arizona primary to early August. That’s still not early enough to eliminate the disadvantage of contested primaries.
Their arguments against abolishing the Electoral College and directly electing the president would seem to suggest so.
Only Congress can take action to alleviate the flood of Central American asylum seekers overwhelming the federal government’s capacity to deal with them.
A recent House vote could come back to haunt Stanton and Kirkpatrick.
If Arizona passed the Equal Rights Amendment, it wouldn’t automatically go into the Constitution. There would be serious legal issues to resolve.
People can still buy a comprehensive Obamacare policy if they want. But consumers should have an option.
The abysmal turnout in the Phoenix mayoral runoff election illustrates what a half-hearted reform Prop. 411 was.