Arizona Elections

Preliminary Results Rolling In For AZ GOP, Democratic Primaries
Voters turned out in high numbers for Arizona's primary election to choose candidates for a nationally watched U.S. Senate race, nine U.S. House seats and all 90 seats in the state Legislature. Officials with the Secretary of State's office say turnout appears high and they've heard of no major problems accessing the polls.
2 hours ago
Sinema, Collins Push Bipartisan Effort To Employ Asylum Seekers Sooner
A bipartisan effort to employ asylum seekers sooner is afoot in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema D-Ariz., and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, are combining efforts to shorten the waiting period for asylum seekers to seek employment.
Dec. 22, 2019
Libertarian Party Takes Fight Over Signature Requirements To SCOTUS
The Arizona Libertarian Party is fighting a state law that it says is designed to keep Libertarians off the ballot. They’re now arguing their case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dec. 22, 2019
Final Elections Manual Cuts Item That Settled Navajo Nation Lawsuit
Arizona now has a new Elections Procedures Manual, but it has a significant change from the draft version. Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who has to approve the manual, said there was no legal authority for a "curing" period for early ballots without a signature.
Dec. 20, 2019
Congress Raises National Smoking Age To 21
Congress has approved raising the smoking age to 21. The measure is included in a broader spending package heading to President Donald Trump’s desk. Trump tweeted that he would sign the bill Friday. It’s being hailed as a significant step as teen vaping rates soar, but is it enough?
Dec. 20, 2019
ANALYSIS: Democratic Presidential Debate
Seven Democratic presidential candidates are debating Thursday night, the smallest group yet. The December debate, hosted by Politico and PBS NewsHour, is taking place at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. NPR reporters are providing live analysis of the candidates' remarks.
Dec. 19, 2019
When Will Uber, Lyft Leave Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport?
This could be the last holiday season to use Uber and Lyft at Sky Harbor Airport. Both ridesharing companies say they’ll end airport service next month. The threat comes after the Phoenix City Council approved higher fees for ridesharing companies to provide curbside service at the airport.
Dec. 19, 2019
Navajo Nation Threatens To Sue Over Proposed Election Procedure Manual
The Navajo Nation is threatening to sue the state. That’s because Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants to make changes to a proposed election procedure manual.
Dec. 19, 2019
Left-Leaning Groups Looking To Spend Big Money In AZ
National Democratic groups are planning to spend lots of money in Arizona in the run-up to the 2020 elections, on races up and down the ballot, as well as on more behind the scenes kinds of efforts. That comes after Democrats won four statewide offices last year, including a U.S. Senate seat. Arren Kimbel-Sannit joined The Show to talk about it.
Dec. 19, 2019
New Corporation Commission Solar Rule Against APSs Wishes
Utility regulators recently voted in stark contrast to the wishes of both APS and Tucson Electric Power. The companies are now required to set 18-year contracts with renewable energy developers — a far cry from the two-year terms APS and TEP had requested.
Dec. 19, 2019
Groups Sue Trump, AG Over Immigration Courts
A new lawsuit accuses President Trump and his attorney general of using their power over immigration courts to systematically deny people asylum.
Dec. 18, 2019
AZ Secretary Of States Office Creates Cybersecurity Handbook
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office has created a cybersecurity handbook with 10 tips. The cybersecurity handbook is designed to help protect candidates and those involved in elections from cyber hackers.
Dec. 18, 2019
Leaders Celebrate South Mountain Freeway Project
State and local leaders gathered Wednesday to celebrate the impending opening of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway linking the East and West Valley. The South Mountain Freeway project has been three decades in the making.
Dec. 18, 2019
WATCH: U.S. House Impeachment Vote
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Dec. 18, 2019
McSally Hasnt Been Convinced Trump Should Be Impeached
Republican Sen. Martha McSally has not been convinced that President Donald Trump should be removed from office, her campaign manager said Monday after a recording surfaced of her suggesting to GOP activists that the president hadn’t abused his power.
Dec. 17, 2019
After Multiple Deaths, Lawmakers Seek Funding For Tonto Creek Bridge
Three children died in Tonto Creek in late November and a 69-year-old man died crossing the creek earlier this month. All were swept away as vehicles they were in tried to make it across the flooded creek. Now, a bill in the Arizona House proposes to direct state funds to build a bridge in the area.
Dec. 17, 2019
$400M Arizona Border Wall Contract Under Investigation
The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Defense is investigating the contract awarded to North Dakota-based Fisher Sand & Gravel for border wall construction in Arizona.
Dec. 17, 2019
Judge Upholds Arizonas Petition Circulator Laws
On Monday, a federal judge ruled in favor of a state law that she said could make it more difficult for citizens to get their proposals on the ballot — but not enough to cause irreparable harm to voters.
Dec. 17, 2019
Impeachment Poll: 52% Of Arizonans Dont Support Convicting Trump
Data Orbital, a consulting firm in Phoenix that conducted the poll, found 52% do not support convicting President Donald Trump on the articles of impeachment currently being considered in the U.S House of Representatives.
Dec. 17, 2019
Rep. Nancy Barto Threatens Phoenix Ahead Of Uber, Lyft Vote
A Republican state lawmaker is threatening to file a complaint against Phoenix with the Arizona attorney general if the city follows through on a plan to raise fees on rideshare companies at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Dec. 13, 2019
Whats Next In The Impeachment Process?
The House Judiciary Committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. This makes President Trump the fourth president in American history to face impeachment by the House, which is expected to vote on it next week.
Dec. 13, 2019

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