Arizona Elections

The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will ask a court to allow her to intervene in a case involving fines levied against an independent expenditure group by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, her spokesman said Wednesday.
June 4, 2015
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
June 3, 2015
Secretary of State Michele Reagan will no longer enforce a law designed to give targets of last-minute political “attack ads” time to respond.
May 28, 2015
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has decided to jump into the 2016 Senate race to challenge incumbent Sen. John McCain — presuming McCain defeats any GOP primary opponents.
May 27, 2015
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will have an uphill battle against longtime incumbent Sen. John McCain when she runs for his Senate seat in 2016.
May 26, 2015
State Senator Catherine Miranda said she’s “strongly exploring” the possibility to run for United States Congress in Arizona’s first congressional district.
May 26, 2015
Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said Tuesday she will challenge Republican John McCain for his Senate seat next year, launching an uphill bid to unseat the five-term senator in the GOP-leaning state.
May 26, 2015
Lane said Thursday that he's running for a third and final term in office to tackle Scottsdale's challenges with "vigor, substance and success."
May 22, 2015
The state Attorney General's Office is having second thoughts about its advisory opinion that said Arizona officials could use public resources to educate the public about ballot measures.
May 15, 2015
Arizona's Citizen's Clean Elections Commission voted to more narrowly define what a political committee is and what it must do.
May 14, 2015
Navajo Supreme Court Chief Justice Retires
Justice Herb Yazzie, who has come under fire for disqualifying a presidential candidate who refused to prove he spoke Navajo fluently, announced his retirement Wednesday.
May 14, 2015
Glendale residents will vote whether to recall a council member on the ballot in November. Gary Sherwood believes he’s being challenged because he changed his position to support the Tohono O’odham casino.
May 13, 2015
The political system in Arizona has tried to address a lot of challenges — including getting more people to vote, limiting state lawmakers’ terms and creating a more level financial playing field for candidates.
May 13, 2015
New Navajo President Sworn In
The new Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye took the oath of office Tuesday.
May 13, 2015
Navajo Nation President To Be Inaugurated Tuesday
On May 12 the Navajo Nation will finally inaugurate a new president. And many wonder how Russell Begaye will do in his new office.
May 11, 2015
Navajo Nation Certifies Results From Presidential Election
Final results from the Navajo Nation presidential election show Russell Begaye winning nearly 63 percent of the vote to defeat Joe Shirley Jr.
May 6, 2015
Early Results Show Russell Begaye Is New Navajo Nation President
After a six-month legal battle, the largest tribe in the country appears to have a new president. Navajo voters cast their ballots Tuesday for Russell Begaye.
April 22, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz announced he was running for president on Monday morning, which drove people to look for him online at TedCruz.com. But what they found wasn’t his campaign website.
March 24, 2015
The Senate Judiciary Committee took the first step in repealing the Arizona Clean Elections Act. The measure would eliminate the program but retain the money.
Feb. 19, 2015
Two Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidates were among the highest spenders in the state for the 2014 election.
Jan. 28, 2015

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