Arizona Politics News


Judge orders Cochise County supervisors to certify the 2022 election
A judge has ordered the Cochise County Board of Supervisors to hold an emergency meeting this afternoon to certify the results of the 2022 election. Shortly after 3:30 p.m., two of the three members of the board quickly convened a meeting to follow the judge's order.
County attorney says any potential threats against election officials will be investigated
After county officials received threats in the aftermath of last month’s midterm elections, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell says she will vigorously pursue any cases of intimidation made against them.
How Supreme Courts ruling over ICE priorities could impact deportations
The Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case centered on Immigration and Customs Enforcement's deportation priorities.
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
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Says Birth Certificate Investigation Continues
On Tuesday night Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio spoke to the same group of Tea Party activists that urged him five years ago to investigate President Barack Obama’s birth certificate.
Sept. 21, 2016
 Christine Jones Ready To Fight Another Day After Congressional Primary Defeat
KJZZ's Here and Now spoke with Jones about her feeling that every vote should count and whether she’ll ever run for office again.
Sept. 21, 2016
Proponents Fight Back Against Campaign To Defeat Arizona Proposition 206
After opponents announced a major campaign ad blitz against a ballot measure to raise the state’s minimum wage, the initiative’s supporters are fighting back.
Sept. 21, 2016