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.
Wait times of more than an hour were the norm throughout the Valley on Tuesday. Voters were still waiting in line upward of two hours after the polls were supposed to close in Phoenix.
March 22, 2016
If you haven't mailed in your early ballot yet, you must carry your ballot by hand to any of the 60 open polling places around Maricopa County.
March 22, 2016
Secretary of State Michele Reagan says she’s expecting a large turnout at the polls. In some locations, voters waited 90 minutes to cast a ballot.
March 22, 2016
Could today be the last time Arizona uses its current Presidential Preference Election format? If some state leaders have their way, it may be.
March 22, 2016
All eyes are turning to Arizona as Republicans here are poised to cast ballots in what is shaping up to be a very unusual presidential primary season.
March 21, 2016
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.
March 21, 2016
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.
March 20, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was back Saturday night for his second Valley appearance in five days.
March 19, 2016
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.
March 19, 2016
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.
March 18, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in Phoenix in Tuesday night to hold a last-minute rally. Topics like immigration and healthcare reform dominated much of the conversation.
March 15, 2016
Opponents like Democrat Steve Farley of Tucson said it will give campaigns more leeway to commit financial abuse.
March 14, 2016
As of late Friday afternoon, the Maricopa County Recorder's office had received 43 percent of Democratic early ballots and 42 percent of Republican early ballots.
March 11, 2016
The effort to put both issues on the November ballot started with a million dollars from Texas billionaire John Arnold.
March 11, 2016
One change allows groups organized as nonprofits under the Internal Revenue Code to not disclose donors to political efforts.
March 9, 2016
Senator Jeff Flake told KJZZ that if Trump wins the Republican nomination, he doesn’t believe he could win the White House.
March 4, 2016
After 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney blasted Donald Trump as a “phony and a fraud” today, the 2008 nominee from Arizona has joined him in condemning their party’s front runner, Donald Trump.
March 3, 2016
Mexicans Express Disappointment, Concern At Trump
Donald Trump's Super Tuesday success didn’t go unnoticed in Mexico, where disapproval of the Republican front runner has been expressed with everything from Trump-faced piñatas to public condemnation.
March 2, 2016
New poll of likely Arizona Democratic voters shows Hillary Clinton pulling ahead of Bernie Sanders, meaning the Grand Canyon State may be just a flyover for the two top candidates.
Feb. 29, 2016
In a surprising development on Thursday, Arizona’s Fifth District Congressman Matt Salmon announced he wouldn’t run for reelection.
Feb. 25, 2016