Democrats in Arizona will soon weigh in on who they want to take the party’s presidential nomination. Polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday in precincts across the state, and the race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders could be a close one.
Former President Bill Clinton was in Phoenix Sunday talking to voters before this week’s presidential preference election. The rally to support his wife’s candidacy drew about 1,000 people to the Central High School gymnasium.
Protesters blocked a main road leading into Fountain Hills on Saturday where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was staging a campaign rally alongside Maricopa County’s contentious sheriff, Joe Arpaio.
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz touted his stance on border security in Arizona on Friday, days ahead of the state's upcoming presidential preference election. The candidate is trying to close Donald Trump’s lead in the state.
Donald Trump, who is the favorite to win Arizona’s winner-take-all 58 delegates, is first scheduled to appear at an event at the Phoenix Convention Center with Sean Hannity of Fox New, then will hold a rally at Fountain Park in Fountain Hills.
Some members of Arizona’s business community are watching Trump anxiously as the state’s presidential primary approaches this Tuesday. They worry the Republican front runner’s rhetoric on immigration and Mexico could prompt a backlash, something Arizona has seen before.