Arizona Elections

2018 Arizona Election Candidates

Governor

Doug Ducey Photo
Doug Ducey
Republican
David Garcia Photo
David Garcia
Democrat

U.S. Senate

Martha McSally Photo
Martha McSally
Republican
Kyrsten Sinema Photo
Kyrsten Sinema
Democrat

Secretary of State

Steve Gaynor Photo
Steve Gaynor
Republican
Katie Hobbs Photo
Katie Hobbs
Democrat

Superintendent Of Public Instruction

Kathy Hoffman Photo
Kathy Hoffman
Democrat
Frank Riggs Photo
Frank Riggs
Republican

1st Congressional District

Tom O'Halleran  Photo
Tom O'Halleran
Democrat
Wendy Rogers Photo
Wendy Rogers
Republican

2nd Congressional District

Ann Kirkpatrick   Photo
Ann Kirkpatrick
Democrat
Lea Marquez Peterson Photo
Lea Marquez Peterson
Republican

3rd Congressional District

Raúl Grijalva  Photo
Raúl Grijalva
Democrat
Nicolas Pierson Photo
Nick Pierson
Republican

4th Congressional District

David Brill  Photo
David Brill
Democrat
Paul Gosar  Photo
Paul Gosar
Republican
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer Photo
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer
Green

5th Congressional District

Andy Biggs Photo
Andy Biggs
Republican
Joan Greene Photo
Joan Greene
Democrat

6th Congressional District

Anita Malik Photo
Anita Malik
Democrat
David Schweikert Photo
David Schweikert
Republican

7th Congressional District

Ruben Gallego Photo
Ruben Gallego
Democrat

8th Congressional District

Debbie Lesko Photo
Debbie Lesko
Republican
Hiral Tipirneni Photo
Hiral Tipirneni
Democrat

9th Congressional District

Steve Ferrara Photo
Steve Ferrara
Republican
Greg Stanton Photo
Greg Stanton
Democrat
Arizona's 3rd Congressional District candidates, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva and Republican Nicolas Pierson, debated Wednesday night in Tucson. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013.
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Arizona’s Clean Elections system of public campaign financing has been under fire since voters approved it in 1998. Lawmakers and the U.S. Supreme Court have gutted some of its provisions, but the Citizens Clean Elections Commission remains in place.
Oct. 9, 2018
Early voting starts this week, and we’re less than a month away from Election Day. Over the weekend, the paper endorsed Gov. Doug Ducey for re-election over his Democratic challenger, David Garcia.
Oct. 8, 2018
Voters in Scottsdale will decide this fall whether to increase their sales taxes to pay for transportation projects. Question 1 asks whether the city should raise its sales tax 0.1 percent for ten years; that amounts to one cent on every $10 purchase in Scottsdale.
Oct. 8, 2018
Prop 305 for voucher expansion comes down to a "Yes," while a "No" ends lawmakers' deal to fund charter and private school scholarships.
Oct. 8, 2018
Arizona residents have until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to register to vote in the general election. Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said there are a couple other ways to receive a ballot.
Oct. 7, 2018
Democrats Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela, Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark are all vying to replace Greg Stanton, who resigned as Phoenix mayor in May to focus on his congressional race.
Oct. 4, 2018
Fife Symington, Arizona's 19th governor, is considering re-entering politics. The once pardoned politician could go head to head with a former foe over John McCain's open U.S. Senate seat.
Oct. 4, 2018
The deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election. But you can never register through a phone call.
Oct. 3, 2018
The executive branches of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. reached a new trade agreement earlier this week. But to put it into action, the congresses from the three countries still have to have to pass it — and in the U.S., the Democratic Party will play an important role.
Oct. 3, 2018
Grant Woods served as Arizona’s Attorney General from 1991 to 1999 as a Republican. But Woods has recently spoken seriously about switching to the Democratic Party, saying he’s having a difficult time being in the GOP in the age of President Trump, and he isn’t alone in the party switch discussion.
Oct. 3, 2018
Political protests have been especially intense since President Trump took office, with the most recent being focused on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. But are protests sustainable, and do they end up influencing election results?
Oct. 2, 2018
Senator Jeff Flake explained to a crowd in Boston why he pushed for an FBI investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh.
Oct. 2, 2018
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Oct. 1, 2018
Women are expected to vote en masses not seen since the 1920's, but don't expect them to vote on a candidate by gender.
Oct. 1, 2018
The Secretary of State’s office sent out voter guides last week with information on what ballot measures voters will see on their November ballot and all of the support statements for Proposition 306 focus on just one aspect of the clean election measure.
Oct. 1, 2018
Proposition 126 is a ballot initiative that would introduce language to the Arizona Constitution forbidding state lawmakers from taxing medical services, child care and even veterinary bills. Arizona lawmakers already can do that now — and have not.
Oct. 1, 2018
Light rail was just one hot topic during Wednesday night’s mayoral debate. KJZZ’s Christina Estes served as moderator and joined The Show to talk about the event.
Sep. 28, 2018
To talk about this week’s two Arizona gubernatorial debates, the Brett Kavanaugh hearing and more, Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief at Ricochet.com, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show.
Sep. 28, 2018
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gained the support of a key Republican senator, virtually ensuring his nomination will advance to the full Senate.
Sep. 28, 2018
A new study released by backers of the campaign to raise Arizona’s renewable energy standards to 50 percent by 2030 found that if the initiative passes, Arizona’s solar industry could add 16,000 new jobs by 2030. Many disagree with that assessment — and The Show heard from both sides.
Sep. 26, 2018

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