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State Bar Keeps COVID-19 Legal Help Hotline Running
The pandemic has created a whole host of new challenges for people, from medical to financial to legal. So back in May, the State Bar of Arizona decided to set up a legal help hotline to help answer people’s legal questions that have arisen since COVID-19 changed everything.
Judge Hears Arguments On Rejected Ballots In Arizona CD5 Race
The Christine Jones campaign is asking Maricopa County to count ballots that were thrown out in the razor thin election.
Sept. 8, 2016
Chandler Pharmaceutical Company Gives $500,000 To Anti-Recreational Marijuana Campaign
A Chandler pharmaceutical company is now the largest donor in the campaign against legalized marijuana in Arizona. Insys Therapeutics gave $500,000 to Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy against Proposition 205, four times more than any other donor.
Sept. 8, 2016
Arizonas 5th Congressional District Primary Race In Court
The battle over the GOP primary in Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District continued in court Thursday as attorneys for Christine Jones called a number of voters as witnesses.
Sept. 8, 2016
Arizona Voter Education Guides Show Up On Your Doorstep And Online—Is It Enough?
Turnout in Arizona’s primary elections rarely meets the highest expectations of anyone in the community—whether they’re candidates, consultants or organizers.
Sept. 7, 2016
Dust Hasnt Settled In Battle For Conservative, East Valley Congressional District
Arizona’s primary election was held on August 30 and there’s one major race which hasn’t been settled yet. It’s the GOP battle in the 5th Congressional District between the two candidates who finished at the top—Andy Biggs and Christine Jones.
Sept. 7, 2016
Ducey Wont Take Sides In Battle Between Donald Trump, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake
Gov. Doug Ducey is refusing take sides in the latest dust-up between his party's presidential nominee and the state's junior senator.
Sept. 7, 2016
Arizona’s 5th Congressional District Race Heads Back To Court
The Christine Jones campaign has filed a law suit alleging hundreds of mail-in and provisional ballots were incorrectly thrown out.
Sept. 7, 2016
Arizona Gov. Ducey Distances Himself From Trumps Border Wall Plan
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is putting some distance between him and Donald Trump when it comes to cultivating better relations with Mexico. In the wake of the candidate's speech last week in Phoenix, the governor said he does not believe a physical barrier between the U.S. and Mexico is necessary.
Sept. 6, 2016
Arizonas 5th Congressional District Race Triggers Recount
Only nine votes separate Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs and Christine Jones, a former GoDaddy executive. That comes after thousands of mail-in and provisional ballots were counted over the weekend.
Sept. 5, 2016
War Of Words Escalates Between Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, Donald Trump
In a series of recent interviews, Flake has continued his criticism of Trump’s immigration plans, remarking that last week’s Phoenix speech was quote “confusing” and that he could still not support his candidacy.
Sept. 5, 2016
Arizona Schools Chief Endorses Donald Trump
The endorsement of Donald Trump by state schools chief Diane Douglas has come with a twist.
Sept. 5, 2016
Purcell Holds On By Slim Margin In GOP Primary
Incumbent Helen Purcell appears to have defeated challenger Aaron Flannery in th Maricopa County Recorder's GOP primary race. All the votes were counted over the weekend and Purcell leads Flannery by 185 votes.
Sept. 5, 2016
Judge To Decide Whether Ballots Cast At Wrong Polling Place Should Count
A federal judge in Phoenix is deciding whether in the upcoming election the state must count provisional ballots differently than in the past. Plaintiffs say the way the law is enforced disenfranchises voters.
Sept. 5, 2016
Andy Biggs Leads Christine Jones By 9 Votes In Arizonas 5th Congressional District
Less than a week ago, Christine Jones was celebrating what appeared to be a win in the Republican primary contest for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. But unofficial results now show Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs is leading the race by the slimmest of margins.
Sept. 4, 2016
Poll: McCain, Kirkpatrick In Senate Race Dead Heat
Republican John McCain and Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick are tied at 43 percent support each in their race for McCain's U.S. Senate seat, a survey out Thursday showed.
Sept. 2, 2016
Survey: Deportation, Immigration High Priorities For Latino Voters
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s harsh words about Mexico and some Mexican-Americans have many thinking he’ll receive even less support from Latinos in November than his predecessors like Mitt Romney and John McCain.
Sept. 2, 2016
Arizona Democrats Hoping For 15-15 State Senate Split
Election officials are still counting ballots in a few races from this week’s primaries. With me for an update, and a look ahead to some of November’s big legislative races is Jim Small, Editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Sept. 2, 2016
Wanted Poster Featuring Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick Angers Democrats, Supporters
Many Democrats and supporters of Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick are angry after the Arizona Republican Party delivered a “wanted” poster with bullet hole imagery to her campaign office Thursday.
Sept. 2, 2016
Voters Advocacy Group Concerned About Less-Than-Smooth Arizona Primary
"We definitely had several incidents of voters showing up to vote and those voters being frustrated that they couldn’t vote for president," said Samantha Pstross of the Arizona Advocacy Network. "They didn’t realize it was a primary election and that it was not the presidential election."
Sept. 2, 2016
Clinton Campaign Ads To Begin Airing In Arizona Friday
The Hillary Clinton campaign is buying its first round of television ads in Arizona for the general election. The campaign released the news following Donald Trump’s immigration speech in Phoenix.
Sept. 2, 2016