Arizona Elections

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to notify Assessor Paul Petersen that it plans to consider suspending him for up to 120 days. The board is required to give Petersen five days' notice. It can't remove him from office and he's refused to resign.
8 hours ago
About 200,000 Arizona voters did not receive their election information guides far enough in advance of the May 17 special election.
May 6, 2016
In a recording released Thursday morning, Sen. John McCain is heard saying that Donald Trump will make his own Senate re-election campaign more difficult. Still, McCain vowed to support the Republican nominee at a Phoenix event.
May 5, 2016
​We’ve been hearing all week about the pros and cons of the education initiative Proposition 123 that goes before Arizona voters this month. But what about that the other item on the May 17 ballot?
May 5, 2016
The chairman of Arizona’s Republican Party says he’s fully behind Donald Trump as the GOP's presidential nominee.
May 5, 2016
Robert Graham says it’s time for his party to unite around Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.
May 5, 2016
Until voters decide the fate of Proposition 123 on May 17, many Valley school districts are trying to plan for both scenarios-– one if it passes, another if it doesn't. And they’re miles apart.
May 5, 2016
There are lots of ways to gauge how conservative or liberal your city or town is: voter registration and election results being two of them.
May 3, 2016
Before he was principal of Peoria Elementary School, C.J. Smith spent more than two decades as an educator in Washington state.
May 3, 2016
A contest on Saturday to elect Arizona’s national delegates to attend the Republican National Convention wound up being a victory for Donald Trump’s opponents, who worked together to secure an overwhelming majority of the delegate slots.
April 30, 2016
On Saturday the Arizona Republican Party will hold its state convention in Mesa to elect national delegates to attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer.
April 29, 2016
The city of Tucson has a unique system of electing local officials. And a group — primarily Republicans — think that uniqueness also makes it unfair.
April 28, 2016
Election Day for Proposition 123 is May 17, though early ballots have already gone out.The measure would make changes to the state land trust as part of $3.5 billion in funding for K-12 schools in Arizona.
April 27, 2016
Alberto Olivas, executive director of the Pastor Center, talked about getting young people interested in politics and public service — and keeping them interested even when their favorite candidates don’t win.
April 27, 2016
The judge said there was evidence of problems in the March 22 election, but nothing presented by the plaintiff's attorney was enough to allow him to void the results of the election.
April 26, 2016
The program started broadcasting on just nine community radio stations in 1996 as the only public radio program devoting daily coverage to the 1996 presidential election.
April 26, 2016
McCain, who’s been openly critical Donald Trump’s strong rhetoric and once referred to his Senate colleague Ted Cruz, as a “wacko bird,” still won’t say who he prefers as the GOP nominee.
April 25, 2016
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office released a 12-page response to the U.S. Department of Justice's inquiry about voting problems in the March 22 Presidential Preference Election.
April 22, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission did not violate the principle of "one person, one vote" when it redrew the state’s legislative district.
April 20, 2016
While the troubles from last month's presidential preference election may still bew fresh, another election is just around the corner.
April 18, 2016
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office indicates it is willing to cooperate with federal court oversight if a lawsuit filed by Democrats Friday succeeds
April 15, 2016