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State Supreme Court affirms: Lawmakers can' t tell charter cities when to hold elections

The Arizona Supreme Court has once again slapped down efforts by lawmakers to tell Tucson -- and all the state's charter cities -- when they can have their elections. In a 5-1 ruling Wednesday, the justices voided as unconstitutional a 2018 law requiring cities to select their mayors and council members to coincide with statewide elections. Adobe stock photo

The Arizona Supreme Court has once again slapped down efforts by lawmakers to tell Tucson -- and all the state's charter cities -- when they can have their elections. In a 5-1 ruling Wednesday, the justices voided as unconstitutional a 2018 law requiring cities to select their mayors and council members to coincide with statewide elections. Adobe stock photo

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