Arizona Politics News


Federal Laws Shield Individual Donors To GOP Audit
Groups linked to Donald Trump and conspiracy theories about the 2020 election have put more than $5.6 million into the audit run by a man who himself has touted some of the same rhetoric. But it's unlikely that Arizonans ever will find out who is really behind all that cash.
Arizona Advocacy Network Recruits Poll Observers
Arizona Advocacy Network is trying to recruit volunteers to serve as poll observers on Tuesday. So far, they’ve gotten more than 150 people to sign up.
Nov. 5, 2018
Fontes: Polling Places Prep Going Well Ahead Of  Election Day
Maricopa County has released an independent report that looks at election day processes and concerns. Many of those concerns come from what happened on primary day in August, when a number of polling places experienced problems.
How To Find Your Polling Place
Nov. 5, 2018
Boas On Election Day 2018
Election Day is this Tuesday, so we expect at least some of that will cool off. But before that happens, Arizona Republic editorial director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Nov. 5, 2018
Green Party Candidate Drops Out Of AZ Senate Race
Green Party candidate Angela Green dropped out of the Arizona Senate race late last week. While third-party candidates often poll better than they actually perform on Election Day, in a race as close as the one for Arizona’s senate seat: every vote counts.
Nov. 5, 2018
Arizona Election Day 2018: How To Find Your Polling Place
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office is making a final push to inform voters ahead of Election Day. If you're not one of the nearly 1 million Arizonans who already sent in their mail-in ballot, you can still vote in person on Nov. 6.
Nov. 5, 2018
Do Mail-In Ballots Increase Voter Turnout?
More than half of all the people expected to vote in next week’s midterm elections have already voted, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Advocates say that’s a way to increase turnout, but The Show's recent guest said that’s not always the case.
Nov. 2, 2018
Lesko, Tipirneni In West Valley Rematch
Arizona has nine congressional districts choosing a representative to send to Washington. In the northwest Valley, voters will get a second go-round this year with the same candidates.
Nov. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: The Politics With Amy Walter — Getting Up To Speed On All Things Midterms
This week on Politics with Amy Walter, with Election Day 2018 just days away, we look at where things stand heading into Tuesday.
Nov. 2, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 2, 2018
Discussing the week in news with Stan Barnes of CopperState Consulting and public policy consultant and former legislative leader Chris Herstam.
Nov. 2, 2018
3 Candidates Vie For States Top Job
Three candidates are vying for the state’s top job. Green Party Candidate Angel Torres and Democrat David Garcia are both trying to unseat Gov. Doug Ducey, as the incumbent seeks a second term in office. Education, immigration and energy are among the top issues for Arizona voters.
More Arizona Election Coverage
Nov. 1, 2018
How Complex Is Arizonas Political Landscape?
Arizona has been famously — or infamously — called ‘the meth lab of American democracy’. But, though our state is known nationally as a hard-line conservative bastion a new piece for Politico makes the argument that our political landscape is actually much more complicated.
Nov. 1, 2018
The History Of Voting And Voter Suppression In The U.S.
With Election Day less than a week away, fears of voter suppression have popped up in most — if not all — areas of the country. Will some voters be turned away? How large a role could provisional ballots play? And why is it so challenging for voting laws to be consistent?
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Does The House Of Representatives Actually Represent All Americans?
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs next Tuesday. But as we prepare for Election Day, one question to ask is: who do our elected officials in the House actually represent?
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Little Mention Of Climate Change In Midterm Ads, But It Matters To Millennials
Millennials are the only generation where a clear majority believes that there is solid evidence of global warming and who also attribute this primarily to human activity. And within the Republican party specifically, there’s a growing gap between millennial and older Republicans on its impact.
Nov. 1, 2018
Ferrara, Stanton Square Off In 9th Congressional District
Kyrsten Sinema won the seat in 2016 by more than 20 points. Democratic candidate and former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is looking to capitalize on that historic advantage.
Oct. 31, 2018
Early Voter Trends Show Republican, Democrat Turnout Narrowing
Wednesday was the recommended deadline for voters to mail in early ballots for the 2018 general election. And that means new numbers are coming in for early-voting trends
Oct. 31, 2018
Millions In APS Backed Anti Prop. 127 Ads Are Working
Less than a week away from election day and political sentiment over Proposition 127, The Renewable Energy Standards Initiative, appears to falling in favor of utility company APS.
Oct. 31, 2018
Does Political Spending Impact Perceptions Of Donors?
Arizona Public Service has spent more than $30 million on the campaign to defeat Prop 127, which would increase the state’s renewable energy standard. But that ballot measure isn’t the only place APS is spending political money.
Oct. 31, 2018
Many AZ Counties Fail To Inform Voters Of Ballot Problems
Most of Arizona’s 3.7 million voters elect to receive their ballot by mail. An empty ballot is sent to each voter, and the voter fills it out and drops it back in their mailbox. Simple. But the envelope doesn’t immediately get dropped into a ballot box, it has to be validated first.
Oct. 31, 2018
Halloween Is The Last Day To Mail In Your Ballot
It takes three to five business days for you ballot to arrive to the recorder' office.
Oct. 31, 2018