The question of whether to fund more public safety officers in Mesa and bring an ASU campus to its downtown was on the ballot last night. But voters appear to have rejected the proposed sales tax hike.
Democrat Adrian Fontes has the lead right now in the race for Maricopa County recorder by more than 6,000 votes. But it’s still too close to call as an estimated 350,000 mail-in ballots still need to be counted.
Republican congresswoman Martha McSally won a decisive victory in the usually tough Congressional District 2 in southern Arizona. The Republican congresswoman won re-election by 10 p.m., catching many of her staffers by surprise.
A new federal regulation is making it easier for dogs to “handle their business” at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. A pet relief area just opened inside one terminal with more scheduled to open soon. The change was designed to help passengers using service animals, but customers traveling with pets will benefit, too.
Arizona Sen. John McCain has won a sixth term, defeating Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in a hard-fought race. Kirkpatrick represented McCain's strongest challenge in years, but his prolific fundraising and name recognition proved difficult to overcome Tuesday.