Arizona Elections

The Associated Press has called the race for Arizona's superintendent of public instruction for Kathy Hoffman. She joined The Show to talk more about this close race and what she plans to do next when she takes office next year.
There's a controversy swirling around a donation to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s campaign. The largest donation to his re-election campaign — half a million dollars — came from a company called Blue Magnolia, which had been incorporated just a couple weeks before making that donation.
Dec. 10, 2018
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ruled a 2017 state law on campaign finance is unconstitutional.
Dec. 6, 2018
The complaint filed Tuesday by the Campaign Legal Center with to the Secretary of State's Office charges that a donation listed as coming from a Delaware corporation known as Blue Magnolia Investments, LLC really is little more than disguised funds from Larry Van Tuyl.
Dec. 4, 2018
Last month, Attorney General Mark Brnovich was reelected to his second four-year term by defeating Democratic challenger January Contreras. The race was closer than expected, which some attributed to millions of dollars in ads being spent late in the campaign against Brnovich.
Dec. 4, 2018
Governor Ducey remains tight lipped about who he'd prefer next to fill the late John McCain's senate seat.
Dec. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: North Carolina Launches Investigation Into Possible Election Fraud
After the midterms, it appeared Republican Mark Harris beat Democrat Dan McCready in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district. But now, an investigation into whether hundreds of absentee ballots were illegally cast or destroyed means the winner can’t be certified.
Dec. 4, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich warned Monday that people "need to be really careful when making serious allegations” about election fraud or other issues or risk undermining democracy.
Dec. 3, 2018
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week.
Nov. 30, 2018
It’s being called an historic election for voter turnout here in Arizona and around the country. But, according to Joseph Garcia with the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, the fact that it rained last night doesn’t mean we’re not in a drought still.
Nov. 30, 2018
Democrats were able to regain the majority in the U.S. House with the results of this month’s election. But could it have been an even better day for progressives if gerrymandering hadn’t been put in place by GOP-controlled legislatures in a few states?
Nov. 30, 2018
The Republican Governors Association — or RGA — annual conference is underway. This year, it landed in Scottsdale. It’s an organization with, in their words, “one primary objective: electing and supporting Republican governors.”
Nov. 29, 2018
Martha McSally’s campaign has released a four-page report seeking to explain McSally’s loss to Kyrsten Sinema in the race for U.S. Senate.
Nov. 29, 2018
Opponents of the light rail extension planned to go down Central Avenue into South Phoenix turned in signatures to the city today. Their goal is to refer a measure to the ballot asking voters to stop the project.
Nov. 28, 2018
Former U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward announced this week that she’s running to be the new chair of the Arizona Republican Party. The election, held at the end of January, is also expected to include the current chair, Jonathan Lines.
Nov. 28, 2018
Though there was a late push of opposition against Arizona Supreme Court Justices Clint Bolick and John Pelander — primarily because of their votes to keep the Invest in Education measure off the ballot — both easily won retention.
Nov. 27, 2018
In the wake of November’s historic midterm elections, Congress will look a lot different in January than it does now. Molly Reynolds, a fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution, joined The Show to talk about it.
Nov. 27, 2018
Judges in Coconino County will be appointed under a merit selection system instead of chosen in partisan elections under a measure approved by county voters.
Nov. 27, 2018
The Maricopa County Elections Department completed its ballot tabulation last week, and Monday the official count was approved. This election marked the largest midterm turnout in county history.
Nov. 26, 2018
Here’s an Arizona Supreme Court decision you might have missed over the holiday. On Wednesday, the court ruled unanimously that anyone collecting signatures for citizen initiatives must appear before the court when they are subpoenaed.
Nov. 26, 2018
A Utah real estate company covered the Valley with teal signs reading “Vote For Homie” during election season. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has now reached a deal with the firm to stop its marketing.
Nov. 24, 2018

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