Arizona Democrats censure Kyrsten Sinema for voting rights failure

Arizona Democrats censure Kyrsten Sinema for voting rights failure

Arizona Democrats censure Kyrsten Sinema for voting rights failure

The Democratic senator opposed a move to carve voting rights issues out of the filibuster

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The Arizona Democratic party has formally censured Kyrsten Sinema, the US senator whose opposition to filibuster reform helped sink attempts to protect voting rights.

In a statement on Saturday the Arizona party chair, Raquel Terán, said: “While we take no pleasure in this announcement, the ADP executive board has decided to formally censure Senator Sinema as a result of her failure to do whatever it takes to ensure the health of our democracy.”

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