Arizona Politics News


Hobbs sues to force Cochise County to certify the election
Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused Monday to certify the 2022 election despite no evidence of anything wrong with the count, a decision that was quickly challenged in court by the state's top election official.
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Lake sues Board of Supervisors and the county recorder over public records request
Losing Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake has sued the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and the county recorder over access to public records related to the general election on Nov. 8.
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Despite mixed results from midterms, election denialism remains strong in AZ
Nov. 28 marks the deadline for all of Arizona’s 15 counties to certify the results of the 2022 election. But of course, election deniers and a slate of losing candidates here won’t let that be the end of it.
For A Navajo Voter In Arizona, Environment, Jobs Are Top Concerns
Majerle Lister lives part-time with his grandmother on the Navajo Nation reservation. He's driven by social justice issues and, after backing Bernie Sanders, is reluctantly supporting Hillary Clinton.
Oct. 4, 2016
Arizona Voter Voice: Latina Millennial Warming Up To Hillary Clinton
The number of minority millennials eligible to vote this election is growing across both Arizona and the Valley. But will they turn out? One reluctant Clinton supporter says she is becoming more enthusiastic as the election nears.
Oct. 4, 2016
Thousands Rally For Donald Trump In Prescott Valley
All the tickets for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's scheduled appearance in Prescott Valley are taken.
Oct. 4, 2016
Gary Johnson, Libertarian Candidate For President, Holds Phoenix Rally
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, was in Phoenix Saturday afternoon. The event was packed, but came on the heels of well publicized gaffes by the candidate.
Oct. 1, 2016
Designers Get Creative To Get Out The Vote
There are going to be a lot of efforts between now and November 8 to try to get you to vote, but most of them probably won’t be as colorful – or graphic – as the one at the Arizona Capitol Museum.
Sept. 30, 2016
Penzone Calls Sheriff Arpaios Ad Unethical And Irresponsible
KJZZ's Jimmy Jenkins breaks down the latest development in the race for the Maricopa County Sheriff's office.
Sept. 30, 2016
Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson To Campaign In Phoenix
Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be campaigning in Phoenix Saturday, with an afternoon rally scheduled at the Phoenix Airport Marriott.
Sept. 30, 2016
Arizona AG Wont Force Secretary Of State To Move Voter Registration Deadline
The Arizona Attorney General's Office will not order Secretary of State Michele Reagan to give voters an extra day to register — that’s despite the fact that the final day lands on a holiday.
Sept. 30, 2016
Early Voting Sites To Open In Maricopa County On Oct. 12
There are 25 sites in the county that voters can visit to cast a ballot early between Oct. 12 and Nov. 4, though hours at the sites vary.
Sept. 30, 2016
Penzone claims the ad is inacurate and causes harm to his reputation
Democratic candidate for sheriff Paul Penzone claimed an attack ad produced by the Arpaio campaign is inaccurate.
Sept. 29, 2016
Thousands Of AZ Ballot Pamphlets Contain Errors
Arizona election officials say thousands of ballot pamphlets could be incomplete or contain errors.
Sept. 29, 2016
Arizona DES Director Emailed Employees Anti-Proposition 205 Opinion Article
Arizona law bars the use of public resources to try to influence elections. Ryan Anderson, press aide to Attorney General Mark Brnovich, said the action raises questions.
Sept. 29, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriffs Race Is One Of The Most Expensive Local Races In The US
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has raised a stunning $12 million for his re-election campaign, but will that be enough to win a seventh term?
Sept. 29, 2016
Arizona Congressional Leaders React To First Presidential Debate
The day after the first presidential debate, as you might expect, there were two drastically different views from opposite sides of Arizona’s congressional contingent.
Sept. 27, 2016
Groups Gather In Mexico City To Watch US Presidential Debate
Like in the United States, groups gathered in Mexico City for presidential debate watch parties. One of them was at an American-style barbecue joint. The customers were encouraged to toast every time the word Mexico was mentioned during the debate.
Sept. 27, 2016
Arizona Undecided Voters Number In The Minority
Heading into tonight’s first general election presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, some national polls are indicating that up to 20 percent of the voting public is undecided on which way to go.
Sept. 26, 2016
Donald Trump Ramps Up Ground Campaign In Arizona
The Donald Trump campaign gave out thousands of yard signs over the weekend in an attempt to engage more supporters.
Sept. 26, 2016
Views Differ On How Legalizing Marijuana Could Affect Arizona Families
If pot laws were colors, the U.S. map would resemble a tie-dye T-shirt. In some states it’s illegal. In others, it’s legal for medical purposes. This November, Arizona will be one of five states voting on recreational pot.
Sept. 26, 2016
Arizona Pollsters: Debates Could Shift States Favor In Presidential Race
Some polls have shown a tight presidential race here, despite the fact that only one Democrat has won Arizona since 1952.
Sept. 23, 2016
Mike Pence Campaigns In Mesa
While Pence hit on popular Republican topics like improving the economy, cutting taxes, and balancing the budget, he also spoke about the importance of humbling one’s self before God.
Sept. 23, 2016