Arizona Politics News


During debate with Fontes, Finchem claims 2020 election was irredeemably compromised
Mark Finchem, the Republican candidate for Arizona secretary of state, claimed the 2020 election was “irredeemably compromised” when asked to account for his belief that former President Trump won the popular vote in Arizona two years ago.
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Investigation finds migrants flown to Marthas Vineyard were misled
A Texas sheriff has opened a criminal investigation into the transport of migrants to Martha's Vineyard. And a group of migrants who were put on the flights are filing a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Working for the railroad is like an abusive relationship, union leader says
The White House has brokered a deal to avoid a potential railroad strike, but approval from unions is still pending. Meanwhile, Greg Hynes of SMART still hopes labor unions and railroad workers can reach an agreement without government intervention.
Voter Turnout Expected To Reach A Record High
Voters are at the polls as we speak casting their ballots in what is expected to be a midterm election with record high turnout. In fact, more Arizona voters have cast their ballots early this year than voted in 2014’s midterms.
Nov. 6, 2018
The Complexity Of Redistricting And Elections
Though the numbers are fluctuating depending on which polling data you look at, Democrats are expected to gain seats in the U.S. House when all of the ballots are counted next week. But will those gains fall short of what was being called the "Blue Wave?"
Nov. 6, 2018
County Recorder Remaining Vigilant About Issues At Polling Locations
Voting is well underway across Maricopa County this morning and memories of the delays from the primaries in August are still on people’s minds.
Nov. 6, 2018
Polling Locations Open With Little Issues
Tuesday is Election Day, and voters are heading to the polls in what is expected to be a midterm election with record high voter turnout.
Nov. 6, 2018
Why Are Young People Less Likely To Vote?
With seemingly all eyes on Tuesday's midterm elections, and the record turnout expected here and across the country today, we can forget that there’s still a sizable part of the population that is not voting.
Nov. 6, 2018
Candidates Response To League Of Women Voters Survey Dwindling
For decades, those who still had not made up their minds would look to the League of Women Voter’s election guide.
Nov. 5, 2018
Native Americans Face Challenges When Voting
The Navajo will elect a new president on Tuesday. Jonathan Nez, the current vice president, faces off against two-time President Joe Shirley Jr. at a crucial time for the tribe. Voting for Native Americans on reservations around the state can be a challenge.
Nov. 5, 2018
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.
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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.
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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