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.
The election is over and the state legislators-elect have wasted no time choosing their leaders for the 54th legislature.
Nov. 21, 2018
Ballots for Maricopa County have finally been counted, marking the end of almost two weeks of counting and settling the remaining races. Adrian Fontes, the Maricopa County recorder, joined The Show to explain what's next.
Nov. 20, 2018
After a tight race against Republican Steve Gaynor, Katie Hobbs will take over as Arizona's secretary of state early next year. Hobbs is the first Democrat to hold the office in more than two decades, but she said she’s not interested in party agendas.
Nov. 20, 2018
Incoming Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said Monday she believes political parties should be required to report when they spend money to elect specific candidates even as she defended the failure of the Arizona Democratic Party to disclose what it spent to get her elected.
Nov. 19, 2018
Whether the “Blue Wave” actually happened on November 6 may be a matter of semantics. But Democrats did do very well in picking up more than 30 U.S. House seats, reclaiming a majority in that body. What were the factors?
Nov. 19, 2018
Democrat Katie Hobbs has declared victory in Arizona's Secretary of State race. She released a statement Friday evening saying, "Tonight we won the race for Arizona’s Secretary of State. I want to thank all of my supporters, volunteers, staff and Arizona voters for entrusting me with this responsibility."
Nov. 16, 2018
Navajo voters who couldn’t vote on election day due to a ballot shortage have until Nov. 21 to cast new ballots. The tribe was choosing a new president and several council delegates.
Nov. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Counting On Election Integrity In Florida
Echoes of 2000 campaign between George Bush vs. Al Gore haunt the 2016 midterm elections in Florida. David Smiley, a political reporter at The Miami Herald, recaps the status of manual recounts in Florida and the potential that candidates will launch more legal challenges.
Nov. 16, 2018
Democrat Katie Hobbs’ lead over Republican Steve Gaynor doubled Thursday evening to more than 13,000 votes, her largest lead yet.
Nov. 15, 2018
Democrat Sandra Kennedy has secured a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission. It will be Kennedy’s second time on the powerful public utilities commission.
Nov. 15, 2018
Democrat Katie Hobbs has extended her lead by about 1,000 votes over Republican Steve Gaynor in the Arizona secretary of state’s race, after Maricopa County posted its latest update on processed ballots Wednesday evening.
Nov. 15, 2018
A judge dismissed a lawsuit against a newly elected Arizona democrat who was accused of not being a United States citizen. On Wednesday, state Rep. Raquel Teran brought her birth certificate to court to prove her citizenship.
Nov. 15, 2018
Attorneys for members of the Arizona Corporation Commission told a judge Tuesday he should block a bid by one of the panel's members to investigate a potential conflict of interest.
Nov. 14, 2018
Arizona voters overwhelmingly approved proposition 126 last week. It amends the state Constitution to bar lawmakers and voters from implementing any new taxes on services.
Nov. 14, 2018
Votes are still being counted in Arizona and other states, but one takeaway from this year’s midterm elections so far is the number of younger voters who cast ballots.
Nov. 14, 2018
County Recorder Adrian Fontes said as of Tuesday night, there are still about 126,000 ballots left to count. The Secretary of State’s Office reports a little more than 147,000 ballots are still outstanding statewide in Maricopa, La Paz, Coconino and Pima counties.
Nov. 14, 2018
Republican Steve Gaynor led by about 40,000 votes after election night, and the Associated Press called the race for Gaynor that evening. But Democrat Katie Hobbs refused to concede, and the AP retracted the call Monday.
Nov. 13, 2018
With more than 100,000 votes left in Maricopa County on Tuesday, that pass/fail status could change. The bond, which would go to school buses and technology, is passing by fewer than 1,000 votes.
Nov. 13, 2018
On Election Day, a number of eligible voters on the Navajo Nation were not able to cast their ballot. A new president to oversee the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. was the big-ticket item they hoped to vote for — but, polling places ran out of ballots.
Nov. 13, 2018
There are still some big-ticket races that have yet to be called as of Tuesday morning, including that for the second-highest office in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018

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