Arizona Politics News


Legalized syringe exchanges, fentanyl test strips could help combat overdoses
Community health leaders say two new laws could help round out Arizona’s efforts to combat overdose deaths, which are on the rise even after a bipartisan effort to pass the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act in 2018.
10 hours ago
As Lindsey Graham Exits Presidential Race, Sen. John McCain Has Choices
The not-so-surprising collapse of Lindsey Graham's presidential campaign has left Arizona's senior senator with some choices.
Dec. 22, 2015
Democrats Tap DREAMers To Win The Latino Vote
Over the last several years, young undocumented activists have built a powerful political movement advocating for their rights. This election cycle, so-called DREAMer activists are playing key roles in the Democratic presidential campaigns, even when they cannot vote themselves.
Dec. 21, 2015
Donald Trump Received By Thousands At Mesa Rally
In his speech Wednesday, Donald Trump reiterated his best-known talking points about boosting trade, cracking down on illegal immigration and making Mexico pay for a border wall.
Dec. 16, 2015
Donald Trump Is Back: Rally At Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is in Mesa today for a noon rally at the Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport.
Dec. 16, 2015
Rick Santorum To Top Arizona Presidential Primary Ballot
Arizona officials used ping pong balls to determine the order of candidates on the presidential primary.
Dec. 15, 2015
Analyst Discusses Arizona Sen. John McCains 6th Term Race
U.S. Senator John McCain is running for his sixth term.
Dec. 9, 2015
For $75 You Can Make An Argument For Or Against Arizona Ballot Measures
State law requires the secretary of state to publish a pamphlet of pro and con arguments ahead of any election with a ballot measure. Those arguments can come from anyone with $75.
Dec. 2, 2015
New Poll Shows Challenger Kelli Ward Has Shot At Republican US Senate Nod For Arizona
A new statewide poll shows challenger Kelli Ward has a chance to win the Republican U.S. Senate nomination for Arizona, but only if she can give voters a reason to support her.
Nov. 16, 2015
Volunteers Gather Signatures In Effort To Recall Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas
The group trying to recall state Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas held what it called a “Day of Action” this weekend, with signatures being gathered in more than a dozen cities across the state.
Nov. 14, 2015
38 Percent Of Arizona Voters Are Registered Independent Or Unaffiliated
Independent — or unaffiliated — voters continue to register at a growing rate in Arizona.
Nov. 12, 2015
Poll: Donald Trump, Ben Carson Tied Among Arizona GOP Voters
Earl De Berge of the Behavior Research Center said Carson is pulling 23-percent support, while Trump is slightly behind at 21-percent.
Nov. 12, 2015
Ray Malnar To Be Sworn In As Glendale City Councilman
Ray Malnar is expected to be sworn in tonight as a Glendale city councilman after defeating sitting Councilman Gary Sherwood in a recall election last week.
Nov. 10, 2015
Apache Junction Loses Fifth School Override Vote In 8 Years
Apache Junction Unified School district is one of a handful of districts that appear to be losing override and bond elections. To cope with previous budget cuts, the district had moved to a four-day school week this year.
Nov. 4, 2015
Nadaburg School District Voters Reject Override For Fourth Year In A Row
Two-thirds of the votes were against the increase. The override would have generated over $3.5 million for the district over the next seven years.
Nov. 4, 2015
Deer Valley Unified School District Override Too Close To Call
Deer Valley Unified School District officials say results from Tuesday’s override election are still too close to call.
Nov. 4, 2015
Election Results: A Recall In Glendale, And Slim Margins For School Overrides
A pair of key West Valley elections Tuesday resulted in a victory for a recall challenger in Glendale and ongoing questions about the financial future of the area’s largest school district.
Nov. 4, 2015
Election Day: Arizona Votes On School Funding
It’s Election Day throughout the state.
Nov. 3, 2015
Arizona Election Day: Voters To Decide On Over $1B In School Bonds, Overrides
It’s Election Day in Arizona. Voters who have not already mailed in their ballots can head to the polls to weigh in on a number of initiatives to fund public schools.
Nov. 3, 2015
Educators, Voters Weigh Proposed Dysart Unified School District Override
Reading interventionist Tammy Bach tutors small groups of kindergarten through third grade students who struggle to read. For a decade, she worked at one school in the West Valley’s largest school district.
Oct. 30, 2015
Arizona Clean Elections Commission Set To Vote On Dark Money Rule
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission is expected to vote tomorrow on a new rule that aims to shine some light on so-called “dark money.”
Oct. 29, 2015