Arizona Politics News


All AZ public school students are now eligible for a voucher. But the debate continues
All of Arizona’s 1.1 million public school students would be eligible for a voucher to attend a private school under a bill approved by Republicans in the state Legislature during the final hours of the session.
SCOTUS ruling allows Biden to end Remain in Mexico
A Supreme Court Ruling will allow the Biden administration to scrap the Trump-era policy commonly referred to as “Remain in Mexico.”
Maricopa County attorney: Pre-statehood abortion law is enforceable
While state prosecutors are still navigating the legal landscape after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell believes a pre-statehood law can be enforced.
Voting Rights Advocates Address Potential Voter Intimidation On Election Day
Advocates say Maricopa County sheriff's deputies responding to voting problems could result in voting intimidation.
Nov. 4, 2016
Whats Being Done To Protect Voter Websites, And What To Be Concerned About
During this election season, voter-registration sites in at least a dozen states — including Arizona — were targeted by hackers.
Nov. 4, 2016
US Appeals Court Blocks Arizona Ban On Groups Collecting Ballots
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday that Arizona can’t enforce a state law this election that criminalizes turning in another person's early ballot. The ruling is a victory for the Democratic Party.
Nov. 4, 2016
Poll: Arizona Proposition 205 Leads By 1 Percent; Proponents Launch Get-Out-The-Vote Ad
A new poll released Friday shows Proposition 205 passing by one percentage point, but well within the margin of error.
Nov. 4, 2016
Donald Trump Jr. Stumps For Father In Gilbert
Donald Trump Jr. is the latest surrogate for the Republican presidential nominee to come through the Valley in the final days before the election.
Nov. 4, 2016
Judge May Rule On Arizona Voter Intimidation Case
A federal judge could rule as early as Friday on a request from the Arizona Democratic Party to restrict certain Republican activities at polling places prevent voter intimidation. The judge heard oral arguments Thursday in Phoenix.
Nov. 4, 2016
Kaine Promises Path To Citizenship, Attacks Republicans In Maryvale
Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine rallied with supporters in Maryvale on Thursday, lashing out against Donald Trump and some of Arizona’s most influential Republicans.
Nov. 4, 2016
Maricopa County Recorders Office Working To Ease Long Early Voting Lines
Voters are lining up early to cast their ballots before Election Day in Maricopa County, and that's resulted in waits of more than two hours in some places.
Nov. 4, 2016
Solar Battles Playing Out On Arizona Ballot This Election
It may not be at the top of the ticket, but key battles are being waged on many state ballots over the future of energy this year. As one of the top solar markets in the country, Arizona is ground zero for this fight.
Nov. 3, 2016
With High Numbers Of Newly Registered Voters, Are Polls Ready For Election Day?
About a dozen young teenagers are sitting around a table at Neighborhood Ministries in west Phoenix, getting their clipboards and directions so they can hit the streets.
Nov. 3, 2016
Trump Jr. To Visit Valley, Navajo Nation
Donald Trump Jr. plans to visit the Southwest on Nov. 4. He’ll start the day in the Valley, then make two stops on the Navajo Nation — in Shiprock and Farmington, N.M.
Nov. 3, 2016
Democratic VP Candidate Tim Kaine Takes Spanish Message To Maryvale
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine heads to Maryvale on Thursday afternoon on a mission to woo voters in Spanish.
Nov. 3, 2016
Questions Build Over Line Between Fraud Prevention, Voter Intimidation At The Polls In Arizona
A pending federal lawsuit and new guidance from the Arizona Secretary of State could help clarify a tricky line heading into Nov. 8.
Nov. 3, 2016
More Than 10,000 Attend Hillary Clinton Rally At ASU
Hillary Clinton spoke at Arizona State University’s campus last night and encouraged thousands of supporters to get out the vote. This is the first time a presidential candidate has visited Arizona during the general election since 2004.
Nov. 3, 2016
Hillary Clinton Holds Rally In Tempe
The rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at ASU on Wednesday night attracted thousands of people. The line to enter the event wrapped around the intramural fields twice and continued down Apache Boulevard.
Nov. 2, 2016
Early Voters See Long Lines, Wait Times At Phoenix-Area Polling Locations
Elections officials have been worried about long lines on Election Day. This after last March when the number of polling places was cut and voters waited hours in lines. But now voters trying to avoid those Election Day lines are finding themselves once again frustrated and waiting.
Nov. 2, 2016
Art Exhibit At ASU Examines Political Messages, Ad Influence
Political ads are meant to evoke emotion, raise our hopes and increase our doubts, among other things. But how often, as a particular campaign message is tossed our way, do we consider the artistic level or influences of the ad?
Nov. 2, 2016
Political Analyst Weighs In On Arizonas Many Election Races
Arizona voters face a lot of choices on Election Day next Tuesday. The ballot contains Senate and Congressional races, ballot initiatives and more.
Nov. 2, 2016
DuVal Discusses Significance Of Clintons Visit To Arizona
We talked about the significance of the visit with Fred DuVal, who was a senior staffer in Bill Clinton’s White House and is currently a member of the Clinton/Kaine National Finance Council.
Nov. 2, 2016
Republican VP Candidate Mike Pence Pushes GOP Ticket In Mesa
"I truly do believe this election is about our security. It’s about our prosperity. It’s about the destiny of the Supreme Court,” Pence told an audience of about 500 at the Mesa Convention Center.
Nov. 2, 2016