Arizona Elections

2018 Arizona Election Candidates

Governor

Doug Ducey Photo
Doug Ducey
Republican
David Garcia Photo
David Garcia
Democrat

U.S. Senate

Martha McSally Photo
Martha McSally
Republican
Kyrsten Sinema Photo
Kyrsten Sinema
Democrat

Secretary of State

Steve Gaynor Photo Steve Gaynor
Republican
Katie Hobbs Photo Katie Hobbs
Democrat

Superintendent Of Public Instruction

Kathy Hoffman Photo
Kathy Hoffman
Democrat
Frank Riggs Photo
Frank Riggs
Republican

1st Congressional District

Tom O'Halleran  Photo
Tom O'Halleran
Democrat
Wendy Rogers Photo
Wendy Rogers
Republican

2nd Congressional District

Ann Kirkpatrick   Photo
Ann Kirkpatrick
Democrat
Lea Marquez Peterson Photo
Lea Marquez Peterson
Republican

3rd Congressional District

Raúl Grijalva  Photo
Raúl Grijalva
Democrat
Nicolas Pierson Photo
Nick Pierson
Republican

4th Congressional District

David Brill  Photo
David Brill
Democrat
Paul Gosar  Photo
Paul Gosar
Republican
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer Photo
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer
Green

5th Congressional District

Andy Biggs Photo
Andy Biggs
Republican
Joan Greene Photo
Joan Greene
Democrat

6th Congressional District

Anita Malik Photo
Anita Malik
Democrat
David Schweikert Photo
David Schweikert
Republican

7th Congressional District

Ruben Gallego Photo
Ruben Gallego
Democrat

8th Congressional District

Debbie Lesko Photo
Debbie Lesko
Republican
Hiral Tipirneni Photo
Hiral Tipirneni
Democrat

9th Congressional District

Steve Ferrara Photo
Steve Ferrara
Republican
Greg Stanton Photo
Greg Stanton
Democrat
In January, Arizona joined a multi-state program known as the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, a nonprofit agency whose goal is to improve voter roll accuracy.
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 24, 2018
After Arizona’s chief elections official reassured residents that the state’s voting system is safe from hackers, an elections security expert is taking issue with some of those claims.
Jul. 24, 2018
As Arizona heads toward the August primary election, KJZZ's The Show is inviting candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 23, 2018
With concerns over Russian interference, Secretary of State Michele Reagan reassured that Arizonans' votes are secure because ballot information is never transmitted over the internet where hackers can intercept data.
Jul. 23, 2018
Two new national reports in as many weeks have examined how states can improve voter turnout and protect their voting roles from purging people erroneously.
Jul. 21, 2018
Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
Jul. 20, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 20, 2018
For years now, there has been a steady drumbeat from some calling for tighter restrictions on who can vote in our country. A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University found there is a widespread problem in the country with states conducting voter purges.
Jul. 20, 2018
On Thursday night, incumbent Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan went head to head with challenger and business owner Steve Gaynor. The race could come down to whether voters believe things are being run well.
Jul. 20, 2018
A ballot measure that would require half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources like solar and wind could be in jeopardy.
Jul. 19, 2018
Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in Arizona cast a ballot during the 2016 presidential election. But, during the last mid-terms in 2014, voter turnout was less than 48 percent. In a recent ranking of states with the highest and lowest voter turnout, Arizona was ranked 43rd.
Jul. 19, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 19, 2018
The Show addressed efforts to increase turnout among Latino voters on Tuesday's program. Ethan Epstein, associate editor of the Weekly Standard and a contributor to Politico Magazine, looks at a slightly different population of Latino voters.
Jul. 18, 2018
For a time in Arizona, registered voters expressing no party preference outnumbered Republicans and Democrats. That momentum has leveled off, and those who identify themselves with the two dominant parties tend to be extremely loyal — more so than in the past.
Jul. 18, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 18, 2018
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Phoenix Councilman Daniel Valenzuela will officially lose his City Council title. He's resigning to run for mayor, and isn't the the only person on the council to do so. Councilwoman Kate Gallego will also be resigning.
Jul. 18, 2018
Campaign finance reports show the parent company of the state’s biggest utility has already set aside almost $11 million to spend on elections this year. Most of that is being allocated to defeat a ballot measure that’d require more than half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
Jul. 18, 2018
LULAC President Roger C. Rocha Jr. created a firestorm early this year when he issued a letter in support of President Trump’s “Four Pillars of Immigration” — including billions of dollars for a border wall and increased border security — in an attempt to get a deal for DACA recipients.
Jul. 17, 2018
But even though Latino voters are growing by leaps and bounds in demographics, this hasn’t translated to powerful returns at the polls, not yet anyway. For a snapshot of Latino voting numbers now, The Show was joined by Mindy Romero.
Jul. 17, 2018
Ken Bennett has served as president of the state Senate and as Arizona secretary of state. Now, he’s challenging Gov. Doug Ducey in the GOP primary. Bennett also ran for governor four years ago, coming in third in that Republican primary.
Jul. 17, 2018

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