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Jeremy Duda

Jeremy Duda

Jeremy Duda is associate editor of the Arizona Mirror, a Phoenix-based sister outlet of Colorado Newsline.

Arizona ‘audit’ finds Biden won — by more votes — and no evidence of fraud

By: - September 24, 2021

“Arizona ‘audit’ finds Biden won (by more votes) and no evidence of fraud” was originally published in the Arizona Mirror. After months of work and some $6 million spent, a so-called audit that Trump supporters claimed would show that the election had been stolen from the defeated president found that Joe Biden actually won Arizona […]

Supreme Court upholds Arizona ‘ballot harvesting’ ban, in setback for voting rights law

By: - July 1, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s ban on third-party ballot collections, reversing the 9th Circuit’s ruling last year that the prohibition violated the Voting Rights Act and raising the bar on future voting rights lawsuits. In a 6-3 opinion, the high court ruled on Thursday that Arizona’s 2016 law doesn’t violate Section 2 of the Voting […]

Trump wanted Supreme Court to order new election in Arizona, other states

By: - June 16, 2021

Documents obtained by the U.S. House Oversight Committee showed that former President Donald Trump wanted his Justice Department to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to order a half dozen states, including Arizona, to hold new presidential elections and to bar them from casting their electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden. On Dec. 29, Trump assistant […]

Experts raise concerns about processes, transparency as Arizona election audit begins

By: - April 26, 2021

This story first appeared in the Arizona Mirror. As the Arizona Senate’s historic recount and audit of the 2020 general election in Maricopa County kicked off, outside the watchful eye of journalists who were banned from attending, election integrity experts raised a number of concerns about what they deemed an alarming lack of policies or […]

Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act opened floodgates for new restrictions

By: - October 7, 2020

It hadn’t even been a day since the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled one of the pillars of voting rights in America, and North Carolina lawmakers weren’t wasting any time. Republican legislators had been contemplating a bill that would require photo identification to vote. The bill had plenty of support, but it had spent the past […]

Gardner sides with Democrats on pro-ACA measure in what critics call a ‘stunt’

By: - October 1, 2020

Cory Gardner joined several other vulnerable Republican senators today in voting with Democrats on a pro-Affordable Care Act measure. The measure, had it succeeded, would have been a step toward barring the U.S. Department of Justice from supporting a lawsuit the U.S. Supreme Court will take up in November that aims to repeal the ACA, […]