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.
Bernie Sanders was in Arizona Tuesday, speaking to crowds in Tucson and Tempe. The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate stumped at rallies for David Garcia, the Democrat running for governor.
Oct. 23, 2018
As the caravan of migrants from Central America swells, President Trump has called them criminals and threatened to cut off aid to their home countries.
Oct. 23, 2018
Early voting is under way, but a record number of voters are expected to visit polling locations in Maricopa County on election day.
Oct. 23, 2018
Steve Goldstein, co-host of KJZZ’s The Show, guides a discussions between the four candidates running for two commissioner seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates public utilities in our state.
Oct. 23, 2018
A Democratic state lawmaker is asking the Arizona Attorney General to investigate whether cities and counties broke the law in their effort to fight a clean energy ballot measure. State Rep. Ken Clark has submitted a letter to Mark Brnovich’s office raising concerns about resolutions passed by local lawmakers around the state urging their constituents to oppose Proposition 127.
Oct. 23, 2018
The McCain Institute, a nonprofit think tank named after late Senator John McCain is calling for “Mavericks” to vote for human rights this mid-term.
Oct. 23, 2018
Arizona voters are deciding on five ballot measures on Nov. 6. On four of those issues, KJZZ's The Show invited people on both sides to weigh in. (There is no organized opposition to Proposition 125.) Learn more about each measure and hear the arguments for and against.
Oct. 23, 2018
Compared to other controversial Arizona ballot measures, Proposition 125 hasn't received much attention, but it could save taxpayers $275 million. There is no organized opposition to the measure.
Oct. 23, 2018
Right now, Arizona consumers pay state sales tax on most products, but not services. And that’s how an Arizona Realtors group wants to keep it.
Oct. 23, 2018
Independent auditors of the primary election in Maricopa County described some findings to the Board of Supervisors on Monday.
Oct. 22, 2018
President Donald Trump was just in Mesa, and former President George W. Bush and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney were also here in support of U.S. Senate nominee Martha McSally.
Oct. 22, 2018
This political season, there is a lot of debate about our state’s economy. Have the governor’s policy’s done us well? Have President Trump’s tax cuts hurt or helped local businesses? Even at the city level, the issue of pension reform is part of the conversation leading up to November.
Oct. 22, 2018
On Sunday, what is arguably the most significant Arizona Republic endorsement was released when Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema got the nod for U.S. Senate over Republican Rep. Martha McSally.
Oct. 22, 2018
We go back to the legislation that created Arizona's empowerment scholarship accounts, sometimes called ESAs or school vouchers, look at who's used them and why people want the measure to pass or fail.
The Case For And Against Proposition 305
Oct. 22, 2018
President Donald Trump held a rally in Mesa on Friday night after a day of fundraising and touring Luke Air Force Base. He returned to many of his anti-immigration tactics from the 2016 campaign.
Trump's Mesa Rally Drew Few Protesters
Oct. 20, 2018
The scene outside President Donald Trump’s rally Friday night at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was starkly different than the one in downtown Phoenix last year.
Oct. 19, 2018
President Donald Trump is in Arizona for a rally in Mesa. The stop is part of three-state Western swing on his national midterm campaign tour through Arizona, Nevada and Montana.
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Oct. 19, 2018
A Chandler attorney says a handful of Arizona counties and towns broke the law in their effort to fight a controversial renewable energy ballot measure.
Oct. 19, 2018
Among all the talk of a “blue wave” this November, some Arizona Democrats are discussing the possibility of picking up seats in the state legislature, and maybe picking up enough seats to take control of the state Senate.
Oct. 19, 2018
Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about the lone U.S. Senate debate between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, Joe Arpaio suing The New York Times and more.
Oct. 19, 2018

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