2022 Elections

October 28, 2022

Voter Intimidation and AARA in the News

Will a federal judge stop ballot drop box monitors? A decision could come by Friday
Sasha Hupka
Arizona Republic, October 26, 2022

Federal Judge Michael Liburdi says he hopes to decide by Friday whether to approve an emergency order that would stop ballot drop box monitors from staking out Arizona voting locations. The Arizona Alliance has sued to stop voter intimidation at drop box sites.

Voting rights groups turn to courts to fight ballot box vigilantes
Rachel Maddow Show – MSNBC, October 24, 2022

The Alliance is mentioned at 1:41 regarding the Arizona Alliance’s voter intimidation lawsuit.

Arizona Alliance Press Release (includes link to complaint)

Related stories about the Arizona Alliance:

Temporary restraining order sought against group linked to voter intimidation allegations in Arizona (CNN, October 25)

Arizona sheriff steps up security around ballot drop boxes (The Washington Post and APU.S. News and World ReportWRIC-ABC 8News Richmond, VirginiaWHEC Rochester, NY and WFMJ Youngstown, Ohio, October 24); Politico and ABC-7 Sarasota, Florida (October 25)

Judge hopes to decide this week whether to stop Arizona drop box watchers – CBS News (CBS News, October 26)

Lawsuit alleges ‘coordinated campaign of vigilante voter intimidation’ in Arizona (The Hill, October 25)

Judge considers stopping Phoenix ballot drop box watchers (Federal News Network, also KIRO-FM-SeattleThe Intelligencer (Doylestown, PA), ABC- Local News 8, Idaho Falls, ID, Washington TimesWilton Bulletin, CT, Tucson Sentinel, Oct. 26), AP NewsThe News-Times (Danbury, Connecticut), October 27)

Retiree, Latino organizations sue group, alleging voter intimidation in Arizona (NBC News, October 25)

Armed and Masked Vigilantes Are Staking Out Arizona Ballot Boxes With the GOP’s Blessing (Vanity Fair, Oct. 25)

Voto Latino leads the charge against voter intimidation in Arizona (Al Día News, Oct. 26)

Lawsuit filed to stop vigilante surveillance of drop boxes in Arizona (KAKE, ABC-Wichita, KS, Oct. 26)

Immigrant, Retiree, Womens’ Groups File Lawsuits to Stop Voter Intimidation in Arizona (Truth or Fiction?, October 26)

Lawsuit filed to stop vigilante surveillance of drop boxes in Arizona (ABC-57, South Bend, IN, Oct. 26)

Phoenix area nonprofit groups asking judge to limit people camping out at ballot boxes (CBS-Phoenix, October 26)

Groups in Arizona file lawsuit to keep people from gathering and recording voters at ballot drop boxes (Fox-10 Phoenix, October 25)

Groups file restraining order against Clean Elections USA alleging voter intimidation (Fronteras, October 25)

U.S. ad-hoc voter monitoring group intimidating Arizonans, says lawsuit (Reuters, October 25)

Two lawsuits filed to stop intimidation at ballot drop boxes (AZ Mirror, October 25)





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