The latest news on this front comes from an interesting article at the Campaign Legal Center written by Communications Manager Corey Goldstone. Take a look at this excerpt:
Campaign Legal Center (CLC), as part of the Arizona Coalition to End Jail Based Disenfranchisement, has sent a total of 90 records requests to understand how many people in Arizona jails are being denied their constitutional right to vote across the state.
As of Jan. 28, 2021, 49 requests remain unanswered. Arizona is shielding the public from the full scope of its practice of disenfranchising people in the criminal justice system, a practice that hurts low-income people and people of color the most.
Apache County is the only county that did not respond at all, violating Arizona public record law.
Read more here. You can also see more on this subject at either the Democracy Chronicles felon voting archive or African-American Voting Rights. Also, see our main section on American Democracy and our Voter Access articles focusing more broadly on the ease of voting and the various barriers in the way.