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Attorney General Brnovich Announces Arizona Initiative Law Upheld at State Supreme Court

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced this morning that the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in his favor and denied relief in a lawsuit that challenged Arizona statutes and constitutional provisions that protect the integrity of the initiative process.

In a 6-1 decision, the Arizona Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction of the case but rejected Plaintiffs' claims on the merits.

AG Brnovich Prevails at Ninth Circuit Defending Arizona Election Law

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich just announced Arizona prevailed at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a challenge to one of the State’s rules for accountability in the voter initiative process.

In 2014 the Arizona Legislature passed a law requiring paid and out-of-state petition circulators to make court appearances when subpoenaed in the event of challenges to the signatures they collected. A no-show results in the disqualifications of the signatures in question.