Arizona Elections

The city of Nogales, Arizona has been footing a large portion of the bill to repair the binational pipeline that connects it to its Mexican counterpart, but an amendment passed in Congress may help change that.
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Oct. 12, 2018
Scottsdale voters are being asked to change the city charter to require certain projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve be approved by voters before moving forward.
Oct. 12, 2018
There have been a number of efforts in Arizona — including at the ballot box — to give the state increased control over certain lands and environmental measures.
Oct. 11, 2018
With Kyrsten Sinema leaving the seat to run for U.S. Senate, the candidates to succeed her are Democrat Greg Stanton — the former mayor of Phoenix — and Dr. Steve Ferrara, the Navy’s former chief medical officer.
Oct. 11, 2018
Carolyn Warner has passed away. She served three terms as Superintendent of Public Instruction and ran in arguably the most interesting gubernatorial race in the past half century in Arizona.
Oct. 11, 2018
Backers funding the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona ad campaign are spending more than $3.6 million on advertising aimed at promoting Proposition 127 and defeating Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 11, 2018
A new study by the Grand Canyon Institute claims there are holes in Proposition 126, the proposal to end service taxes, and it's forming unusual alliances between political foes.
Oct. 11, 2018
Maricopa County’s vote centers allow all residents to vote in them, regardless of where they live. But for many on primary day, checking into a vote center was confusing. The Maricopa County recorder said they’ve fixed that problem.
Oct. 11, 2018
Oct. 9 was the deadline to register to vote in Arizona, and that civic duty seems to have been a call that resonated with citizens across county lines. And just because someone registers with a particular political party doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily vote that way.
Oct. 10, 2018
Three candidates for mayor of Phoenix spoke at a forum at the Maryvale Community Center on Tuesday night. The activist group Poder in Action organized the forum along with several other groups.
Oct. 10, 2018
KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein and other panelists moderate a debate between Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson in the race to replace Republican Martha McSally. Kirkpatrick and Peterson are vying for the seat in southern Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.
Oct. 9, 2018
Mesa residents alerted the city last week that they were getting messages from a group calling itself "Democrats For Mayor Giles."
Oct. 9, 2018
Arizona’s Clean Elections system of public campaign financing has been under fire since voters approved it in 1998. Lawmakers and the U.S. Supreme Court have gutted some of its provisions, but the Citizens Clean Elections Commission remains in place.
Oct. 9, 2018
Early voting starts this week, and we’re less than a month away from Election Day. Over the weekend, the paper endorsed Gov. Doug Ducey for re-election over his Democratic challenger, David Garcia.
Oct. 8, 2018
Voters in Scottsdale will decide this fall whether to increase their sales taxes to pay for transportation projects. Question 1 asks whether the city should raise its sales tax 0.1 percent for ten years; that amounts to one cent on every $10 purchase in Scottsdale.
Oct. 8, 2018
Prop 305 for voucher expansion comes down to a "Yes," while a "No" ends lawmakers' deal to fund charter and private school scholarships.
Oct. 8, 2018
Arizona residents have until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to register to vote in the general election. Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said there are a couple other ways to receive a ballot.
Oct. 7, 2018
Democrats Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela, Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark are all vying to replace Greg Stanton, who resigned as Phoenix mayor in May to focus on his congressional race.
Oct. 4, 2018
Fife Symington, Arizona's 19th governor, is considering re-entering politics. The once pardoned politician could go head to head with a former foe over John McCain's open U.S. Senate seat.
Oct. 4, 2018
The deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election. But you can never register through a phone call.
Oct. 3, 2018

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