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.
When Arizona voters approved Proposition 126 by a nearly 2-1 margin on Tuesday, they prohibited the state from taxing services, like gym and country club memberships, haircuts and pet grooming.
Nov. 8, 2018
Arizona voters soundly rejected Proposition 127 when they went to the polls. That would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources over the next decade.
Nov. 8, 2018
Last night four county Republican parties filed a lawsuit against all of Arizona’s county recorders, claiming the recorders don’t follow a uniform standard for counting ballots and resolving issues like signature mismatches.
Nov. 8, 2018
More than 2 million Arizonans voted in the recent election and some counties have already broken records for the number of ballots cast in a midterm. But on election night, there was at least one resident of Phoenix who was surprised there weren’t more voters.
Nov. 7, 2018
Maricopa County elected five members to the board that runs the Central Arizona Project. Three people were re-elected: Lisa Atkins, who is the current president of the board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD), Heather Macre and Terry Goddard.
Nov. 7, 2018
While a majority of the 20 bond and override questions up for vote in Phoenix-area school districts seem to be passing, several large dollar amount questions seem to be failing.
Nov. 7, 2018
To talk about how teachers and education issues did last night, The Show was joined by Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association.
Nov. 7, 2018
Democrats picked up seats in the state Legislature on Tuesday night, although in some cases, not the seats observers had expected. To talk about that, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Nov. 7, 2018
To talk about some of the key races from Election Day — including those that haven’t been decided yet — The Show spoke with Paul Bentz of HighGround, Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners, Emily Ryan of CopperState Consulting and Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
Nov. 7, 2018
Scottsdale residents voted by a wide margin to amend the city charter to protect preserve lands. The passage of Proposition 420 means that projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve must now be approved by voters at a general or special election before moving forward.
Nov. 7, 2018
Seven seats are still undeclared, but Democrats are well poised to increase their numbers in the Arizona House of Representatives.
Nov. 7, 2018
One race — District 28 — is still too close to call. The result of that election will determine whether the makeup of the Arizona Senate mirrors previous years.
Nov. 7, 2018
Voters decided the fate of five statewide ballot measures last night, and gave their OK to three of them. To break down those results, The Show spoke with Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Nov. 7, 2018
The referendum validated the efforts of grassroots organizers in Save Our Schools Arizona and the more than 100,000 people who signed petitions to put the issue on the ballot.
Nov. 7, 2018
Three new faces will grace the board of the Maricopa County Community College District. One ran unopposed and two ran for open seats. District 4 incumbent Jean McGrath won her race.
Nov. 7, 2018
Arizona’s U.S. Senate race is too close to call. The winner likely won’t be known for days. Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema are running neck and neck. Neither candidate spoke at her party’s celebration Tuesday night.
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Nov. 7, 2018
Either a former educator or U.S. congressman will lead the Arizona Department of Education starting in January, depending on the outcome of a race too close to call as of late Tuesday night.
Nov. 6, 2018
Republicans Justin Olson and Rodney Glassman are leading, according to the most recent numbers from the Secretary of State's Office posted Tuesday night.
Nov. 6, 2018
The Associated Press reported Tuesday night Republican businessman Steve Gaynor won the race to become Arizona's next secretary of state, defeating an experienced Arizona Democrat. The Hobbs campaign released a statement Tuesday night questioning the call from the AP.
Nov. 6, 2018
Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has been re-elected as Arizona's governor in a race that focused on border security and education. Ducey's challenger was Democrat David Garcia, an education professor and fourth generation Arizona Latino.
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Nov. 6, 2018

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