Arizona Elections

AZ Democratic Leaders Campaign Online For Biden
While President Trump continues to hold in-person campaign rallies, Democrats in Arizona have been going online to make the case for Joe Biden.
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Young Conservatives On Why They Support Trump
Tuesday’s rally was put on by a student group, and the audience did include many younger supporters of the president. Kyle Spencer is an independent journalist who’s writing a book on the conservative youth movement; she was at yesterday’s rally, and joined The Show to talk about what she heard.
June 24, 2020
WATCH: U.S. House Judiciary Committee Oversight Hearing
The House Judiciary Committee hears testimony from Department of Justice whistleblowers who allege that political considerations are unduly influencing major prosecutorial decisions.<
June 24, 2020
Tribes Sue Federal Government Over Water Regulation Repeal
Two Arizona Tribes are suing the federal government after President Donald Trump repealed Obama-era regulations defining the scope of the protections of the Clean Water Act.
June 24, 2020
Phoenix Homeless Plan Strategies: Outreach, Cleanup
Business owners, residents, social service providers and others will get the chance to offer feedback on Phoenix’s first comprehensive plan to address homeless solutions. During Tuesday's City Council meeting, staff presented strategies focused on nine areas.
June 23, 2020
Leaders, Elected Officials Discuss Systemic Racism In Policing
A Tuesday forum by the HeroZona Foundation, a local nonprofit group, discussed discrimination and systemic racism within law enforcement and the community at-large. The panel was made up of Maricopa County elected officials and community leaders who shared their thoughts on challenges within the community and next steps.
June 23, 2020
ASU Taps Former Ambassador To Head McCain Institute
The United States has dramatically changed its diplomatic approach during the Trump Administration’s 3 1/2 years. And there is more uncertainty on the world stage with longtime allies sometimes being treated more like adversaries and vice versa.
June 23, 2020
What To Expect From President Trump
Before heading to Phoenix this afternoon, President Donald Trump will be scheduled to stop in Yuma this morning to commemorate the 200th mile of border wall. Arizona Public Media’s Alisa Reznick in Tucson joined The Show to talk about it.
June 23, 2020
Hip-Hop Artist, Activist Optimistic Protests Will Lead To More Justice
Phoenix and other Valley cities have seen a number of protests since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month. One of the groups that’s been involved in them is called the W.E. Rising Project, which says it’s a movement creating systemic change through peaceful protests. That group includes Phoenix-based hip-hop artist RoQy TyRaiD.
June 23, 2020
WATCH: U.S. House Coronavirus Response Hearing
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding oversight hearings on the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Top public health officials including Anthony Fauci and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield will testify.
June 23, 2020
President Donald Trump Visits Yuma Border, Phoenix Student Event
President Trump did not address Arizona’s record-breaking resurgence of COVID-19 cases when he spoke at the "Students for Trump" event on Tuesday in Phoenix. But he did run through various nicknames he has given the coronavirus. And — urged on by the audience — repeated a racially insensitive remark he made Saturday in Tulsa.
June 23, 2020
Maricopa County Approves Early Voting, August Primary
The coronavirus pandemic scrambled Maricopa County’s original plans for the Aug. 4 primary, so on Monday, officials approved a new one.
June 22, 2020
President Trump To Visit Phoenix Tuesday
President Donald Trump will visit Arizona on Tuesday. The president will tour border wall construction in Yuma before heading to Phoenix for a campaign rally. The rally in Phoenix will be hosted by a group called Students For Trump at the Dream City Church in north Phoenix
June 22, 2020
Phil Boas: Initiatives May Qualify For Ballot, Despite Pandemic
The deadline for initiative campaigns to turn in their signatures to try and qualify for November’s ballot is less than two weeks away. At the start of the pandemic, it did not look as though many, if any, would be able to make it. However, Arizonans may still have a few measures to vote on this fall.
June 22, 2020
Trump To Mark Completion Of Border Walls 200th Mile In Yuma
White House officials told the Yuma Sun that President Donald Trump will receive a briefing on the border wall construction, then participate in a roundtable discussion with local community and elected leaders on border security.
June 22, 2020
New Legal Battle About Tucsons Odd-Year Elections
A new legal fight is brewing over the ability of cities to set their own election dates. Sen. J.D. Mesnard is asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate whether Tucson's odd-year elections violates a 2018 state law.
June 22, 2020
How Bidens AZ Campaign Events Compare To Trumps
President Donald Trump has an enthusiastic and energized base of supporters. Polling data in Arizona shows that his challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, may have more supporters in Arizona, but a campaign expert thinks they're not nearly as enthusiastic as Trump's supporters.
June 21, 2020
Lesko Appears At Trumps Tulsa Rally Wearing A Mask
Arizona Republican Rep. Debbie Lesko was in the crowd at Saturday’s Trump rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Before the rally, she said she would wear a mask. The rally comes as coronavirus cases surged in the state, but Lesko emphasized that masks should not be required.
June 21, 2020
Maricopa County Adopts Baseline Mask Rule
Anyone over the age of 6 must wear a mask when in public spaces if they can’t maintain a safe 6 feet of distance from others. And adults with children ages 2 to 5 must make a “reasonable effort” to have those children wear masks, too.
June 20, 2020
Mexico To Continue Aiding DACA Recipients After Supreme Court Ruling
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, offers protection from deportation to thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. by their parents. And after the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s bid to end the program, the Mexican government says it will continue helping Mexican beneficiaries.
June 19, 2020
More Than 100 Veterans Sign Letter Condemning McSally
More than 100 military veterans from across Arizona have signed a letter condemning Sen. McSally's refusal to speak with the press and voters about the Trump administration's attack on peaceful protesters.
June 19, 2020