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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.
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Recount Possible In CD2 Race Between Barber, McSally
The 2nd Congressional District race is even closer now that nearly all ballots have been counted in Pima County. Republican Martha McSally held a lead Tuesday evening of just 133 votes over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber. A recount is possible at this point.
Nov. 12, 2014
Navajo Presidential Election Re-Scheduled
Navajo Election Officials have set a date for the tribe’s rescheduled presidential election.
Nov. 11, 2014
Maricopa County Elections Officials Finish Counting Early And Provisional Ballots
The Maricopa County Elections office finished counting early ballots.
Nov. 10, 2014
 Judge Denies McSally Request To Halt Ballot Counting In CD2 Race
There is still not a winner named in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race between Republican Martha McSally and Democratic Incumbent Ron Barber. Over the weekend McSally’s campaign challenged the verification of provisional ballots in Pima County. On Monday a judge denied the request.
Nov. 10, 2014
Maricopa County Faces More Outstanding Ballots Than 2012, But Predicts An Easier Count
The Maricopa County Elections Office has started to count outstanding ballots from Tuesday's general election, and will continue tabulating every day until it's done.
Nov. 6, 2014
Latino Voter Turnout Low In 2014 Midterm Elections
Latino voter groups estimate turnout in the 2014 midterm elections was even lower than 2010.
Nov. 5, 2014
Vote Count In Maricopa County To Resume Thursday Morning
About 160,000 early and provisional ballots still have yet to be tabulated in Maricopa County. Election officials will start counting again Thursday morning and hope to have them done by the middle to end of next week.
Nov. 5, 2014
Tobin Concedes To Kirkpatrick In US House Race
Despite a million dollar effort to topple the two-term incumbent, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has managed to hold onto her seat in Arizona's sprawling 1st Congressional District.
Nov. 5, 2014
Phoenix Votes Down Pension-Reform Measure
A contentious pension-reform initiative in Phoenix was defeated in Tuesday’s election.
Nov. 5, 2014
A Brief History of Mudslinging
Now that the midterm elections are over with, one thing stood out about this year’s race: the number of negative campaign commercials flooding the airwaves.
Nov. 5, 2014
Most Education Measures in the Valley Approved
More than half of the Valley's school districts had a bond or an override on the ballot, and voters approved more than half of them.
Nov. 4, 2014
Kyrsten Sinema Holds On To Congressional District Seat
Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has easily won her re-election bid in her Phoenix-area congressional district.
Nov. 4, 2014
Kirkpatrick, Barber in Close Congressional Races
Democratic Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick and Ron Barber find themselves in the familiar territory of finishing election night not knowing if they won or lost their congressional races.
Nov. 4, 2014
Forese And Little Win Arizona Corporation Commission Seats
Republican candidates Tom Forese and Doug Little have won the two spots on the powerful Arizona Corporation Commission.
Nov. 4, 2014
Voters Approve Experimental-Drug Measure
Voters said no to a proposition that would raise pay for Arizona lawmakers while overwhelming approving a measure that allows terminally ill patients to try unapproved, experimental drugs.
Nov. 4, 2014
Reagan Beats Goddard in Secretary of State Race
State Sen. Michele Reagan has defeated a longtime member of the Arizona Democratic political establishment to become the next secretary of state.
Nov. 4, 2014
Brnovich Wins Arizona Attorney General Race
Republican Mark Brnovich has won the race to become Arizona's next attorney general.
Nov. 4, 2014
Doug Ducey Elected Next Governor Of Arizona
Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey cruised to an easy win over Democrat Fred DuVal on Tuesday to become the next governor as voters chose to stick with the Republican Party for the state's top office as it still struggles to bounce back from the Great Recession.
Nov. 4, 2014
Voters Head To The Polls To Decide Close Races Amid A Flurry Of Election Spending
Arizonans who haven’t already cast their ballot can head to the polls Tuesday. Two of Arizona’s congressional seats are among the most hotly contested races in the nation. Those races and several statewide offices have seen massive spending by candidates and outside groups.
Nov. 4, 2014
Fewer Than Half Of Early Ballots Returned
Maricopa County election officials have received more than 570,000 early ballots so far.
Nov. 3, 2014