Arizona Elections

Arizona is among 14 states targeted by a civic engagement group seeking to increase voter registration. Page Gardner, president of the Voter Participation Center, said their goal is to encourage underrepresented people to participate in elections.
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As Arizona looks ahead to November’s election, there has been a lot of news about the candidates and their views, but questions about the problems hundreds of polling places encountered were at the top of mind on primary day and questions still remain.
Sept. 25, 2018
If you have a driver's license ID card from the MVD you can register online through the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Otherwise you can request registration forms by mail or register in-person at your county recorder's office.
Sept. 25, 2018
Arizona's gubernatorial candidates squared off on Monday in a televised debate.
Sept. 25, 2018
Some leaders of the #RedForEd movement and some supporters of the Invest in Education ballot initiative are expressing concerns about the ruling that knocked Invest in Ed off November’s ballot. That includes the assertion that the Ducey administration knew how the state justices had ruled individually against Invest in Ed.
Sept. 24, 2018
Jon Kyl had been working as an attorney and lobbyist and was preparing to retire completely this year — until Gov. Doug Ducey called and asked him to be the interim replacement for the late Sen. John McCain. Kyl’s areas of expertise are considered water and intelligence, and he also was on the Senate Judiciary Committee for nearly 18 years.
Sept. 24, 2018
Eight years after the Affordable Care Act led to a “shellacking” for Democrats in the 2010 midterms, the party is running again on health care. Republicans nationally have been quieter on the issue.
Sept. 24, 2018
The Maricopa County Internal Audit Department issued a review of primary election day, but it left a major question unanswered. Sixty-two polling sites were unopened when voting was supposed to start at 6 a.m.
Sept. 21, 2018
Discussing the week in news with former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez, and former legislative leader Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
Sept. 21, 2018
Voters will be getting at least a little bit more information about politically active nonprofit groups and their donors — as we sit about six weeks away from November’s election.
Sept. 21, 2018
This spring, thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of the classroom to protest low pay and other concerns, and a similar protest could be on the horizon in California.
Sept. 20, 2018
The American dream is a very distant dream for a growing number of Americans who wonder whether opportunities — especially educational and financial — are beyond their reach. Author Steven Brill argues this development is five decades in the making.
Sept. 19, 2018
Last week, Manafort pleaded guilty to some criminal charges. To learn more about how significant Manafort’s decision is, and what could be next in the investigation, former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Paul Charlton joined The Show.
Sept. 19, 2018
For the general election, 23 women are still in U.S. Senate races — including both major party candidates in Arizona, Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally — and 239 remain in the race for U.S. House seats.
Sept. 19, 2018
Backers of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative have fought — and won — court challenges over its so-called “misleading language,” and now there’s new back-and-forth on the wording of this.
Sept. 19, 2018
“He's not a good example of a Mexican, not a good example of a Mexican-American, and he's not a good example of an American,” Pierson said.
Sept. 19, 2018
Sen. John McCain was buried earlier this month at the U.S. Naval Academy, but his image and his voice have appeared in two ads released by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Sept. 14, 2018
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Sept. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Stuck In The Middle With You — The Plight Of The Political Moderate
The Pew Research Center has been studying American’s public political values since 1994, and the gap between Democrats and Republicans is now wider than it has ever been before. Carroll Doherty, the director of political research at Pew, explains how we arrived at the current acrimony.
Sept. 14, 2018
Mexico’s early July election brought an insurgent center-left party to power at every level, and dealt stinging defeats to some of its longest standing parties. How the old guard will adapt — and how the new guard will avoid the pitfalls of the past — are very live questions.
Sept. 14, 2018
In January, Arizona joined a multi-state program known as the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, a nonprofit agency whose goal is to improve voter roll accuracy.
Sept. 13, 2018

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