Arizona Elections

Trump Administration Rescinds Rule On Foreign Students
Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Prop 127 Could Be Most Expensive Campaign In AZ History
The fight over Proposition 127 appears to be on track to set a record in Arizona: the most expensive ballot measure ever — and the money is pouring in from both sides.
Oct. 17, 2018
Billboards Across Phoenix Remind Residents To Vote
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Oct. 17, 2018
Several Orgs Push Against Douglas School Standards
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
Oct. 17, 2018
Whats The Role Of Big Donors In Local Elections?
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Oct. 17, 2018
What Are Arizonas Candidates Spending Their Funds On?
All federal candidates just filed their latest campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Good And The Bad of Propostion 126
In 1992, Arizona voters decided — by a wide margin — to amend the state constitution to make a legislative-approved tax increase impossible without lawmakers approving that increase by at least a two-thirds margin.
Oct. 16, 2018
Do You Know Which Judges Are On The Ballot?
The ballots Arizona voters are getting in their mailboxes are pretty full – a Senate race, Congressional contests, all statewide offices, legislature and a handful of ballot measures, among other elections.
Oct. 16, 2018
Homie For Senate Signs Raise Confusion Amidst Election
Homie for Senate. You might’ve seen those mint-green campaign signs around town.
Oct. 16, 2018
McSally, Sinema Attempt To Define Their Differences In Debate
The two candidates vying for retiring Senator Jeff Flake’s seat squared off in a debate Monday night. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema responded to a broad range of questions as the congresswomen sought to distinguish themselves in the only debate scheduled before the Nov. 6 election.
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Oct. 16, 2018
WATCH: Arizona U.S. Senate Candidates McSally, Sinema Debate
Arizona U.S. Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema debate on both local and national issues. The two congresswomen are vying for Sen. Jeff Flake's seat, as he announced his retirement at the end of his term.
Oct. 15, 2018
The Role Of Identity Politics In Democratic Challenges
In our most recent election cycles, pundits and other observers have decried the expansion of so-called tribal politics in the U.S. They’re saying that Americans are less together and less focused on a collective outlook.
Oct. 15, 2018
Debating The Pros And Cons Of Clean Energy Measure
Supporters and opponents of a measure to increase the amount of renewable energy Arizona uses have spent millions and millions of dollars to try to influence your vote. It’s nearly impossible to watch TV for even a few minutes and not see an ad for or against Proposition 127.
Oct. 15, 2018
Internet Campaign Aims To Get Young People To Vote
An effort to get young people to vote in the upcoming November election is getting a lot of attention thanks to one public service announcement.
Oct. 15, 2018
Opponents Of Prop 127 Face Claims Of Improperly Influencing Election
The fight over a clean-energy ballot measure has several counties and one state agency confronting allegations of improperly using government resources to oppose the measure.
Oct. 12, 2018
Nuns On The Bus Talk Tax Policy Across The U.S.
A bus full of Catholic nuns is traveling from Santa Monica, California, to Mar-a-Lago, in Florida, between now and Nov. 2. They’re aiming to raise awareness of what they say are problems with the tax law signed by President Donald Trump late last year.
Oct. 12, 2018
Catch Up On A Week Of News With Friday NewsCap
Emily Ryan, who works for CopperState Consulting and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera, joined The Show to talk about Arizona’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial race, some new polls about those races and this week’s Attorney General debate.
Oct. 12, 2018
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KJZZ is part of ProPublica's Electionland project, a collaboration of newsrooms around the country tracking voting problems. You can sign up to help report voting problems in your area. Here's how.
Oct. 12, 2018
Scottsdale Voters Weigh Prop 420
Scottsdale voters are being asked to change the city charter to require certain projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve be approved by voters before moving forward.
Oct. 12, 2018
ADEQ Seeks More Control Over Environmental Programs
There have been a number of efforts in Arizona — including at the ballot box — to give the state increased control over certain lands and environmental measures.
Oct. 11, 2018
Stanton, Ferrara Debate Over Sinemas Congressional Seat
With Kyrsten Sinema leaving the seat to run for U.S. Senate, the candidates to succeed her are Democrat Greg Stanton — the former mayor of Phoenix — and Dr. Steve Ferrara, the Navy’s former chief medical officer.
Oct. 11, 2018

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