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Associated Press | Matt York

Lawyers arguing over whether Arizona voters who didn’t sign their early ballots should get up to five days after the election to fix the problem were peppered with questions by an appeals court about the other types of situations in which the state lets people correct ballot flaws.

One judge also questioned whether those who turn in ballots without signatures might just have to live with those mistakes.

The top two elected officials on the Hopi reservation are seeking another term in office. 

Scott Applewhite

 The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld voting restrictions in Arizona in a decision that could make it harder to challenge other voting measures put in place by Republican lawmakers following last year’s elections.

The court, by a 6-3 vote, reversed a lower court ruling in deciding that Arizona’s limits on who can return early ballots for another person and refusal to count ballots cast in the wrong precinct are not racially discriminatory.

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The Arizona House has voted down a contentious bill that would have required voters to include identification when casting mail ballots. 

  

Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via AP

A subcontractor working on a Republican-led audit of the 2020 election results in Arizona’s largest county has dropped out of the project. 

  

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