Arizona Elections

The Associated Press has called the race for Arizona's superintendent of public instruction for Kathy Hoffman. She joined The Show to talk more about this close race and what she plans to do next when she takes office next year.
Days after Tuesday’s high-turnout midterm elections, there are still several high-profile races that are too close to call in Arizona. If you have been waiting with bated breath for the latest ballot drop from the secretary of state last night, you already know the big news.
Nov. 9, 2018
A legal bid by Republicans to change ballot-counting procedures may have come too late to help any of their candidates in close races.
Nov. 8, 2018
One day after Republicans chose their leaders for the upcoming state legislative session, Arizona Democrats have announced their new Senate leadership.
Nov. 8, 2018
A trade group says total spending on local TV ads for this midterm election set a record. Final numbers still need to be confirmed, but so far, local TV ads topped more than $3 billion across the country.
Nov. 8, 2018
There are some races we probably all knew about heading into Tuesday’s election — like the race for governor, or Kyrsten Sinema’s battle with Martha McSally for Arizona’s open Senate seat.
Nov. 8, 2018
When Arizona voters approved Proposition 126 by a nearly 2-1 margin on Tuesday, they prohibited the state from taxing services, like gym and country club memberships, haircuts and pet grooming.
Nov. 8, 2018
Arizona voters soundly rejected Proposition 127 when they went to the polls. That would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources over the next decade.
Nov. 8, 2018
Last night four county Republican parties filed a lawsuit against all of Arizona’s county recorders, claiming the recorders don’t follow a uniform standard for counting ballots and resolving issues like signature mismatches.
Nov. 8, 2018
More than 2 million Arizonans voted in the recent election and some counties have already broken records for the number of ballots cast in a midterm. But on election night, there was at least one resident of Phoenix who was surprised there weren’t more voters.
Nov. 7, 2018
Maricopa County elected five members to the board that runs the Central Arizona Project. Three people were re-elected: Lisa Atkins, who is the current president of the board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD), Heather Macre and Terry Goddard.
Nov. 7, 2018
While a majority of the 20 bond and override questions up for vote in Phoenix-area school districts seem to be passing, several large dollar amount questions seem to be failing.
Nov. 7, 2018
To talk about how teachers and education issues did last night, The Show was joined by Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association.
Nov. 7, 2018
Democrats picked up seats in the state Legislature on Tuesday night, although in some cases, not the seats observers had expected. To talk about that, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Nov. 7, 2018
To talk about some of the key races from Election Day — including those that haven’t been decided yet — The Show spoke with Paul Bentz of HighGround, Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners, Emily Ryan of CopperState Consulting and Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
Nov. 7, 2018
Scottsdale residents voted by a wide margin to amend the city charter to protect preserve lands. The passage of Proposition 420 means that projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve must now be approved by voters at a general or special election before moving forward.
Nov. 7, 2018
Seven seats are still undeclared, but Democrats are well poised to increase their numbers in the Arizona House of Representatives.
Nov. 7, 2018
One race — District 28 — is still too close to call. The result of that election will determine whether the makeup of the Arizona Senate mirrors previous years.
Nov. 7, 2018
Voters decided the fate of five statewide ballot measures last night, and gave their OK to three of them. To break down those results, The Show spoke with Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Nov. 7, 2018
The referendum validated the efforts of grassroots organizers in Save Our Schools Arizona and the more than 100,000 people who signed petitions to put the issue on the ballot.
Nov. 7, 2018
Three new faces will grace the board of the Maricopa County Community College District. One ran unopposed and two ran for open seats. District 4 incumbent Jean McGrath won her race.
Nov. 7, 2018

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