Arizona Elections

This week, the Maricopa Association of Governments will send a delegation to Mexico City for the first time — a mission that will not be affected by President Trump’s recent decision to declare an emergency to secure funds for a border wall.
6 hours ago
Arpaio defeated former Buckeye Police Chief Dan Saban, former Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office posse leader Marsha Hill and former MCSO deputy K. Wayne Baker. As of Tuesday evening with 86 percent of precincts counted, Arpaio had captured 66 percent of the vote.
Aug. 30, 2016
KJZZ is focusing on five key races including the 1st and 5th Congressional Districts, Corporation Commission, Maricopa County Recorder and U.S. Senate.
Aug. 30, 2016
Polls are open until 7 tonight, and we’ll start getting results around 8. Joining KJZZ's The Show to talk about primary-related issues is Dan Hunting, a senior policy analyst at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU.
Aug. 30, 2016
While state officials claim there was no harm done, cyber security experts say more fortification is needed.
Aug. 30, 2016
State law requires employers to provide paid time off for workers to vote – in certain situations.
Aug. 29, 2016
The new law makes it a felony to collect and turn in someone else’s vote-by-mail ballot, but makes exceptions for family members, caregivers and those who live together.
Aug. 29, 2016
Money is pouring into the race for Arizona’s corporation commission in the final stretch before the primary. Campaign finance records show a pro-solar group spent about $667,000 dollars in support of Bob Burns, one of two incumbents running for the commission.
Aug. 29, 2016
Tuesday is the primary election, and it will be a different set up than the last two elections we had in May and March. It’s also the first election since a new law took effect to prevent so-called ballot harvesting.
Aug. 29, 2016
Trump's position on whether or not to deport an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants has been unclear in recent days.
Aug. 29, 2016
Two versions of a mailer in support of Sen. John McCain's re-election reveal tension in the Republican party over Donald Trump at the top of the ticket.
Aug. 27, 2016
Kelli Ward is the challenger against incumbent Sen. John McCain in Tuesday's primary election Tuesday. After a career as a doctor, she ran for the Arizona legislature in response to the Affordable Care Act.
Aug. 26, 2016
It’s just a few days away, and the Maricopa County recorder is still looking for almost 400 people to work the polls – and many of them need to be bilingual.
Aug. 26, 2016
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake says he’s concerned about the future of the Republican Party if it continues to be associated with Donald Trump. The drama of election season dominated a town hall with the senator in Phoenix on Friday.
Aug. 26, 2016
Who are the four Republican candidates competing to take Matt Salmon's place in the state's Fifth Congressional District, comprised of eastern Maricopa County?
Aug. 26, 2016
Come Election Day, students will be able to cast their ballot at Sun Devil Fitness Center.
Aug. 26, 2016
Proposition 205 would allow any adult to possess and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Challengers contend that the measure is legally flawed.
Aug. 26, 2016
A new law makes it a felony to knowingly collect and submit a ballot from another person. Violators could be sentenced to up to a year in prison.
Aug. 26, 2016
Candidates Must Go The Distance To Win Arizona
CD-1 candidates have their work cut out for them. The district includes a voice from just about population group you can think of— retirees, college students, miners, veterans and more Native Americans than any other district in the state.
Aug. 26, 2016
“Essentially, boiling it down, the more you consume partisan news, the less likely you are to believe what the experts have to say,” according to Alexios Mantzarlis, head of Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network.
Aug. 25, 2016
The News21 program at the Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU sent students to 31 states for their project, Voting Wars, to explore the deeper issues.
Aug. 25, 2016

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