Arizona Advocacy is engaged in the most pressing issues facing our democracy:
“Why is there this obsession with keeping this information out of the hands of voters?”
Arizona Republic, September 15, 2017
Arizona Advocacy Network Executive Director Joel Edman said it’s still "six too many."
Arizona Capitol Times, August 4, 2017
PBS' Arizona Horizon, July 13, 2017
Arizona Capitol Times, July 12, 2017
FollowTheMoney.org, June 8, 2017
Arizona Republic, May 9, 2017
"[W]e should strengthen Clean Elections so that candidates with broad community support can have the resources necessary to run and win office, free of the influence of special interest cash."
Arizona Republic, April 17, 2017
Joel Edman, executive director of the Arizona Advocacy Network, says these bills would make it a lot harder for citizens to get measures on the ballot.
KJZZ, March 30, 2017
Arizona Republic, March 30, 2017
The Arizona Advocacy Network, in a statement, said the change could "change the rules so that even the most inconsequential and honest mistakes would lead to voters’ signatures being tossed out."
Arizona Republic, March 27, 2017
Sunday Square Off - KPNX, February 26, 2017
"If lawmakers really were sincere about changing the way petition signatures are gathered, they would apply it to themselves, Doris Marie Provine of the Arizona Advocacy Network told lawmakers earlier in the week."
Arizona Republic, February 23, 2017
Arizona Republic, February 21, 2017
Politics Unplugged - 3TV, February 12, 2017
Public News Service, February 9, 2017
Arizona Capitol Times, February 3, 2017
Arizona Republic, January 31, 2017
"Edman said if lobbyists aren't required to be transparent about their clients and activity, there's no way for voters to know who is affecting decisions at City Hall. He said the city needs an enforcement mechanism so the ordinance is taken seriously."
Arizona Capitol Times, January 16th, 2017
The Daily Californian, November 10th
The Washington Post, November 8th
Think Progress, Tuesday, November 8th
KJZZ, Tuesday, November 8th
Arizona Capitol Times, Monday, November 7th
Think Progress, Saturday, November 5th
KJZZ, Friday, November 4th
KJZZ, Thursday, November 3rd
The Nation, Thursday, November 3rd
Think Progress, Thursday, November 3rd
Queen Creek independent, Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Mesa Independent, Sunday, October 30, 2016
94.1 KPFA, Friday, October 28, 2016
ABC 15 Arizona, Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Arizona Republic, Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Associated Press, Monday, October 17, 2016
"This year has been a disaster in Arizona. We have had problem after problem after problem.”
The State Press, Sunday, October 16, 2016
KJZZ, Friday, October 7, 2016
ABC 15 Arizona, Friday, September 30, 2016
“If we want a truly representative democracy then every eligible voter needs to be able to vote, and they need to have the right information. They need to vote informed and they need to have access to the polls."
Arizona Capitol Times, Thursday, September 29, 2016
KJZZ, Friday, September 2, 2016
Arizona Republic, Thursday, September 1, 2016
"Voting is the soul of our democracy and now more students will be able to vote."
Cronkite News, Tuesday, August 30, 2016
“Our top priority is just to make sure things are running smoothly, help voters, and make sure that our election process is protected.”
KJZZ, Monday, August 29, 2016
KJZZ, Friday, August 26, 2016
Tucson Sentinel, Thursday, August 18, 2016
"There’s this fear that if we make elections easier, there will be bigger problems, there will be more fraud. It’s so much easier to pay your bills than in the 1980s and in many ways it's more secure — technology can actually help us be way more secure.”
KJZZ, Tuesday, June 28, 2016
KTAR News, Thursday, June 23, 2016
“Voting is the heart of our democracy and when people are not able to vote easily and do not have reasonable access to voting, the result is voter suppression, and that is unacceptable.”
Cronkite News, Wednesday, June 8, 2016
The Arizona Republic, Friday, May 13, 2016
New Times, Tuesday, May 10, 2016
"There are many different people to blame for the problems we saw," Samantha Pstross, executive director of the Arizona Advocacy Network, said at the meeting. "But we believe that if there's at least some oversight, then it will drastically reduce voter suppression in Arizona."
3 TV/AZFamily.com, Friday, April 15, 2016
Cronkite News, Monday, March 14, 2016
Latin Post, Friday, March 11, 2016