Protecting Arizona’s Democracy
one fight at a time

Mission

Arizona Advocacy Network and Foundation is the premiere defender of democracy and democratic institutions in Arizona. We fight to protect and expand access to the ballot, and to ensure fair and open elections and courts by supporting Arizona’s Clean Elections and Merit Selection systems. We believe that a truly fair democracy, in which every Arizonan has a genuine ability to participate...

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  • Updates

    Special Elections Explainer

    With the resignation of Representative Trent Franks, constituents of Arizona have found themselves entering the exciting and unorthodox realm of special elections. Given the irregularity with which such elections take place, general confusion about the process for filling sudden legislative vacancies seems to abound. Though relatively similar, Arizona’s procedures governing legislative vacancies (along with the texts from which these procedures arise ) are different depending on the office that has to be filled.

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    Republican bill could allow Arizona Legislature to draw map of voters

    Republican state lawmakers are pushing a November ballot proposition that would ask voters to overhaul the panel that draws Arizona's political boundaries — a move that could affect which party holds power at the state Capitol.

    Story by Dustin Gardiner, Arizona Republic

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Testimonials

“Arizona Advocacy Network is constantly making strides in order to secure a government that is working for the people! This is imperative in a government that goes unpunished for their investments in dark money and bad politics. Thank you, AZaN for always raising awareness of these pressing issues!”

“AzAN does a great job of informing voters, explaining what's happening at the AZ Legislature, protecting voting rights, and advocating for important issues. They are a precious resource in Arizona. If you haven't already, become a member and support their important work.”

“Arizona Advocacy Network has been a leader in helping raise awareness in issues that affect the population. Along with educating and raising awareness to the people of Arizona!”

Our Work

Voting Rights

The right to vote is the most fundamental right in a democracy.

Defending Clean Elections

Clean Elections is constantly under attack from moneyed interests. We're defending it.

Legislative Advocacy

Our 2017 Legislative Report touches on the most important bills affecting our democracy.

Litigation

When democracy is threatened, fair courts can be our last line of defense.