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Brnovich Asks For Ballots Ruling To Be Put On Hold
Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked an appeals court to hold off on enforcing a ruling that gives Arizona voters who forget to sign their early ballots up to five days after the election to fix the problem.
Dark Money Donation Growth Surges In Arizona
A new report shines a spotlight on the growth of dark and grey money spending in elections.
June 27, 2016
Arizona Lawmaker Accused Of Food Stamp Fraud Wont Seek Re-Election
The Arizona state representative indicted on food stamp fraud charges does not plan to seek re-election. Rep. Cecilia Velasquez filed papers with the Secretary of State’s Office on Friday to remove her name from the ballot.
June 24, 2016
Surprise City Council Approves Bond Vote, Shelves Property Tax Increase
The bond would give Surprise $63 million for more public safety and law enforcement buildings, road improvements on Greenway and Litchfield Roads and a future recreation complex.
June 22, 2016
Presidential Race Could Rattle Arizona Legislative Elections
Could Trump hurt the GOP in Arizona congressional races? And could that also go down ballot as far as the legislature?
June 22, 2016
Arizona Economy Heats Up Amid National Slowdown
The weather is heating up in the state, but what about the economy?
June 22, 2016
Utah Voters Hesitant To Get Behind Trump
Arizona isn’t the only Republican-leaning state with concerns about expected presidential nominee Donald Trump.
June 20, 2016
No Major Violence, Familiar Talking Points At Trumps Arizona Rally
Trump rallied a crowd of about 4,500 supporters at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum with promises to reform health care, create more jobs and attack ISIS.
June 18, 2016
Anti-Trump Protest Precedes Rally
Around 50 people came out to the anti-Trump protest held by Somos America in Encancto Park Saturday afternoon, before the Trump rally at the state fairgrounds.
June 18, 2016
Phoenix Democratic Forum Helps Set Party Goals
The Democratic National Convention Committee is holding its Southwest Democratic Platform Forum in Phoenix. Some years, depending upon the party leaders and presidential nominees, it can get a little contentious.
June 17, 2016
Police Ready For Heat, Protests At Phoenix Donald Trump Rally
Law enforcement says they’re prepared for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s 4 p.m. rally on Saturday at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
June 17, 2016
Arizona Sen. Flake: Donald Trump Comments On Orlando Shooting Disgusting
Arizona Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, has joined other prominent members of his party in a strong rebuke of comments made by Trump following the Orlando shooting.
June 15, 2016
Trump Coming To Phoenix Saturday For Rally At State Fair
Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump will be in the Valley Saturday. He’s holding a public rally at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the afternoon.
June 15, 2016
AG: No Criminal Investigation Against Reagan Over Election Manual
The Arizona Attorney General will not pursue criminal charges against Secretary of State Michele Reagan for not issuing an election manual.
June 14, 2016
Navajo Leaders Want To Meet With Trump, Clinton Ahead Of Election
Navajo Nation leaders are firming up plans to meet with Donald Trump when he visits Arizona on Saturday. Campaign officials told the tribe that the Republican presidential candidate is open to meeting with Navajo lawmakers.
June 14, 2016
Injunction Sought Against Arizona In Voter Rights Case
The Democratic National Committee, a plaintiff in a lawsuit accusing Arizona of suppressing voters during the state’s Presidential Preference Election, has asked a federal judge to issue a preliminary injunction against the state.
June 13, 2016
Arizona Sanders Backers Say Bernie Deserves To Stay In The Race
Tucson Congressman Raul Grijalva says Bernie Sanders earned the right by garnering nearly 45 percent of the Democratic vote this primary season.
June 9, 2016
Arizona Democratic Party Struggles, Despite Respected Candidates
A discussion of the current condition of the state's Democratic Party.
June 8, 2016
Arizona Fails To Make Space For Green Party Candidate On 2016 Presidential Ballot
Arizona law says that by June 1st, officials for each party must name the 11 people who will cast the electoral votes for their candidate if he or she wins the state in November. The Arizona Green Party failed to do so.
June 8, 2016
Brnovich Confirms Campaign Signs Cant Go Up More Than 60 Days Before Election Day
The informal legal opinion was issued after some argued that the 60 day countdown should start when voters receive early ballots.
June 8, 2016
Arizona AG Appoints Investigator To Look Into Election Pamphlet Delays
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has appointed a special investigator, to look into what led to the Aizona Secretary of State’s Office’s failure to send out publicity pamphlets early enough before last month’s special election.
June 3, 2016