Tag: AZ Ballot

  • The Importance of Local Elections & Relational Organizing

    There is so much happening in the world today and many issues to pay attention to all at the same time. It can feel overwhelming. As with many things, I have found the key to dealing with overwhelm is constraint. We can’t do something about everything, but we can make an effort for one thing.…

  • The Arizona Works Together 2024 Ballot Initiative

    Most of us are aware that there will likely be a citizen-initiated ballot measure to enshrine the right to an abortion in the AZ constitution, known as the Arizona Abortion Access Act. And we are doing everything in our power to make sure this initiative passes! But that isn’t the only ballot initiative to pay…

  • When A High Stakes Election Becomes Even More Important

    In 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade with the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization 6-3 decision, effectively returning decisions about abortion care to the states. In Arizona, this meant the question of whether a total abortion ban enacted in 1864, when AZ was still a territory and before women could vote,…

  • Understanding the 1-Candidate Strategy

    In 2022, there were many complaints about political parties not running a candidate in every race. And that is a very valid criticism – everyone should have someone to vote for & it harkens back to the Wayne Gretzky saying, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” However, the plan of running just…

  • Layers of Arizona Government on the Arizona Ballot

    For people who get in deep in Arizona elections work, a common frustration is that the average voter often doesn’t know what the offices are beyond the federal races at the top of the ballot. This was most recently seen in 2020, when a significant percentage of voters voted for President, the U.S. Senate race…