Voters Share What Motivates Them

Nov 4, 2014
Justin Regan

Today is Election Day, and polls are open until seven o’clock across Coconino County.Earlier today, Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan spoke with Flagstaff residents as they exited their polling places on what issues brought them out to vote.

A federal judge today ordered the Election Assistance Commission to require state residents to provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

A new report shows independents now outnumber registered Republicans and Democrats in the state. But Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports that could actually mean greater political polarization.

Arizona Lawmakers Attempting Repeal of State Voting Law

Jan 17, 2014

State lawmakers are moving to repeal major changes in voting laws made last year — and then reenacting at least some of them in a way to thwart a referendum drive. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

 In the election battleground states, 60 percent of Latinos polled said they are “very enthusiastic” about voting in the presidential election. Typically in a presidential election about a third of Latinos registered to vote actually do.

More than half of registered Latinos polled said they know an undocumented immigrant -- either someone in their family or a close friend. About a third said they know someone who was questioned by police, detained or deported.