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Judge orders Cochise County supervisors to certify the 2022 election
A judge has ordered the Cochise County Board of Supervisors to hold an emergency meeting this afternoon to certify the results of the 2022 election. Shortly after 3:30 p.m., two of the three members of the board quickly convened a meeting to follow the judge's order.
County attorney says any potential threats against election officials will be investigated
After county officials received threats in the aftermath of last month’s midterm elections, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell says she will vigorously pursue any cases of intimidation made against them.
How Supreme Courts ruling over ICE priorities could impact deportations
The Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case centered on Immigration and Customs Enforcement's deportation priorities.
Secretary of state wants 2 Cochise County supervisors investigated
The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office, led by Democratic governor-elect Katie Hobbs, wants prosecutors to investigate two Cochise County supervisors who didn’t certify the 2022 election results by a Nov 28 deadline set by Arizona law.
Dec. 3, 2022
Lawmakers want special session to lift school spending limit
A bipartisan group of legislators is asking Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to call a special session to address school spending in Arizona before the end of the year. School districts have prepared budgets and are on target to spend nearly $7.8 billion.
Dec. 2, 2022
Judge sanctions legal team for Kari Lake and Mark Finchem
Attorneys for two failed Arizona Republican candidates have been sanctioned by a federal judge for what he said was a series of factual and legal problems in a lawsuit against Arizona election officials. The original lawsuit was filed in April by attorneys for gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake and secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem.
Dec. 2, 2022
NewsCap: Cochise County emblematic of AZ election denial
This week, Cochise County refused to certify its results from the 2022 midterm elections. Now, a judge is getting involved.
Dec. 2, 2022
Judge orders Cochise County supervisors to certify the 2022 election
A judge has ordered the Cochise County Board of Supervisors to hold an emergency meeting this afternoon to certify the results of the 2022 election. Shortly after 3:30 p.m., two of the three members of the board quickly convened a meeting to follow the judge's order.
Dec. 1, 2022
County attorney says any potential threats against election officials will be investigated
After county officials received threats in the aftermath of last month’s midterm elections, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell says she will vigorously pursue any cases of intimidation made against them.
Dec. 1, 2022
How Supreme Courts ruling over ICE priorities could impact deportations
The Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case centered on Immigration and Customs Enforcement's deportation priorities.
Dec. 1, 2022
WATCH: Biden and Macron press conference
President Biden and French President Macron plan to hold a joint press conference on Thursday at the White House. Macron is in Washington, D.C., for a three-day state visit. The conference is tentatively set to being at 9:45 a.m. Arizona time.
Dec. 1, 2022
Goddard, Romley call for investigation into Cochise County Board of Supervisors
Former state and county prosecutors are calling for a criminal investigation into the Cochise County Board of Supervisors who have not certified the results of the recent election.
More Arizona 2022 midterm election news
Nov. 30, 2022
President Joe Biden to visit Arizona on Dec. 6
President Joe Biden will travel to Arizona on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to visit the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company in north Phoenix.
Nov. 30, 2022
Russian diplomat says prisoner swap with U.S. remains possible
Russia and the United States have repeatedly been on the verge of agreement on a prisoner exchange, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday, adding that a deal is still possible before the year's end.
Nov. 30, 2022
Judge tosses Hamadeh suit to have himself declared AG
A judge on Tuesday tossed out Abe Hamadeh's legal bid to have himself declared the winner in the race for attorney general.
Nov. 29, 2022
Former county supervisor disturbed by comments during election canvass meeting
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri said he was disturbed by transcripts of comments expressed during the county’s election canvass meeting held Monday.
More Arizona politics news
Nov. 29, 2022
Uncertainty looms in attorney generals race as legal battles continue
A legal fight between candidates for state attorney general could leave Mark Brnovich in the seat beyond the end of his term.
Nov. 29, 2022
Phoenix will hold a runoff election for 2 City Council districts
Phoenix will hold a runoff election in March to fill two council seats — one in District 6 and one in District 8 — because no candidate received more than 50% of the vote.
Nov. 29, 2022
What the legal, political fallout could be in Cochise County
Officials in Cochise County voted to delay certifying the results of the midterm elections. Now, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has asked a judge to make them.
Nov. 29, 2022
Voting in Phoenix continues as 2 races face runoffs
Two races for seats on the Phoenix City Council are heading for runoffs as neither candidate garnered more than 50% of the vote in November’s elections.
Nov. 29, 2022
This bill would protect same-sex marriage. Heres why the LDS church supports it
The Respect for Marriage Act would codify into law protections for same-sex marriage and religious liberties. And one of its supporters is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Nov. 29, 2022
Hobbs sues to force Cochise County to certify the election
Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused Monday to certify the 2022 election despite no evidence of anything wrong with the count, a decision that was quickly challenged in court by the state's top election official.
Nov. 28, 2022
Lake sues Board of Supervisors and the county recorder over public records request
Losing Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake has sued the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and the county recorder over access to public records related to the general election on Nov. 8.
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Nov. 28, 2022

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