Arizona Elections

New Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel included a reform-minded Republican lawmaker on her transition team, a sign she may be more amenable to criminal justice reform efforts than her predecessor, Bill Montgomery.
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April 26, 2016
McCain, who’s been openly critical Donald Trump’s strong rhetoric and once referred to his Senate colleague Ted Cruz, as a “wacko bird,” still won’t say who he prefers as the GOP nominee.
April 25, 2016
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office released a 12-page response to the U.S. Department of Justice's inquiry about voting problems in the March 22 Presidential Preference Election.
April 22, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission did not violate the principle of "one person, one vote" when it redrew the state’s legislative district.
April 20, 2016
While the troubles from last month's presidential preference election may still bew fresh, another election is just around the corner.
April 18, 2016
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office indicates it is willing to cooperate with federal court oversight if a lawsuit filed by Democrats Friday succeeds
April 15, 2016
In the wake of Arizona’s botched presidential preference election last month, national Democratic Party groups and some Democratic candidates filed a federal lawsuit Friday to get federal court oversight over future elections in Arizona and block certain state voting policies.
April 14, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan listened to voter frustrations Monday night at the first of three public meetings this week.
April 12, 2016
Voters in Maricopa County will now have more polling locations to choose from in next month’s special election. The Recorder’s office increased the number of polling places in Maricopa County from 62 to 116.
April 11, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan certified the results of Arizona's March 22 presidential preference election on Monday afternoon as word spread that the U.S. Department of Justice had begun an inquiry into the voting trouble that plagued Maricopa County.
April 4, 2016
A lawyer for the Bernie Sanders campaign said at the conclusion of the meeting he was considering a legal challenge over provisional ballots that were not counted in the final tally.
March 30, 2016
Local business leaders discuss creating a stronger, long-term Latino voter base in Arizona.
March 30, 2016
US Border Patrol Union Endorses Trump For President
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
March 30, 2016
The top election officials for both the state and Maricopa County insisted there were reasons for the decisions they made that led to hours-long lines at polling places.
March 28, 2016
Now, the argument over solar panels is playing out in one of the most obscure elections in Arizona.
March 25, 2016
Arizona Democratic Party leaders say they are exploring the possibility of a lawsuit against Maricopa County for changes at this year's presidential preference election that forced many voters to wait in line for several hours.
March 25, 2016
Officials at all levels – state, county and city – are calling for investigations and special meetings into what happened during Tuesday’s Presidential Preference Election, in which thousands of voters stood in line for hours to cast their ballot.
March 24, 2016
Mayor Greg Stanton said fewer polling places and very long wait times disproportionately impacted Phoenix's large minority community.
March 24, 2016
Thousands of voters stood in line for hours at the mere 60 open polls around the county to cast their ballot in the state’s presidential preference election.
March 23, 2016
State Elections Director Eric Spencer was onsite observing a downtown polling place after midnight and said the Secretary of State's office would work with the county election officials to ensure this situation did not happen again.
March 23, 2016