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Jermey Duda

Jermey Duda

Jeremy Duda is the associate editor of the Arizona Mirror. His areas of expertise are redistricting, election and campaign finance law, and history (Arizona, U.S. and world). He is a Phoenix native and began his career in journalism in 2003 after graduating from the University of Arizona. He worked at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he spent eight years covering the governor’s office and two years as editor of the Yellow Sheet Report. His resume includes reporting for the Hobbs News-Sun of Hobbs, NM, and the Daily Herald of Provo, Utah. Jeremy is also the author of the history book “If This Be Treason: the American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal.”

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

By: - July 2, 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 […]

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 […]