Arizona Elections

The Center For Public Integrity reports the president's political committee owes at least 10 U.S. cities almost $1 million for costs related to the president's rallies. That includes unpaid bills for public safety in Mesa and Tucson.
For the first time in more than two decades, a Libertarian candidate will not be on the Arizona ballot. Barry Hess, who’s been the Libertarian candidate for governor in every election since 2002, joined The Show to talk about it.
Sept. 12, 2018
Since primary election day last month, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office has been tight-lipped about problems that left many voters delayed and confused when they showed up at the polls.
Sept. 12, 2018
A 2015 law makes it much harder for candidates of recognized minor parties to actually get their names on the general election ballot, whether through petitions or write-in votes.
Sept. 12, 2018
The head of the local Border Patrol union is telling Hispanics they should not support David Garcia for governor simply because he also is Latino.
Sept. 11, 2018
Comparisons between the Trump and Nixon administrations have been happening since early 2017. Nixon ultimately left the White House when some of his fellow Republicans let him know he no longer had much support. Is there an appetite in the GOP to tell Trump something similar?
Sept. 10, 2018
Bipartisan, independent think tank the Grand Canyon Institute released a new study last week. They looked at tax credit scholarships given to families in order to enroll in private schools and for ESA vouchers, or empowerment scholarship accounts.
Sept. 10, 2018
After thousands of voters across Maricopa County experienced delays and confusion on primary election day, Recorder Adrian Fontes took to Facebook and promised the release of a report explaining the cause for delay.
Sept. 7, 2018
Grant Woods, former Republican Arizona attorney general, announced this week that he may run for Senate in 2020 — as a Democrat. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake says Woods would be formidable.
Sept. 7, 2018
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Sept. 7, 2018
Anthony Salvanto of CBS immerses himself in the numbers as the network’s elections and surveys director, and he explains his approach in the new book, "Where Did You Get This Number? A Pollster’s Guide to Making Sense of the World."
Sept. 7, 2018
Last week, on election day, when a number of problems plagued 95 polling places across Maricopa, County Recorder Adrian Fontes repeatedly said he would get to the bottom of the problem, which he blamed on a technology contractor.
Sept. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Will Trump
On Politics with Amy Walter, we're talking about the economy. Job creation and a booming economy are a huge part of what President Trump broadcasts about his administration at rallies and on Twitter. But are we really doing as well as the President claims?
Sept. 7, 2018
A federal appeals court is going to give a Democratic activist one last chance to be able to argue that she and others should be able to "harvest'' ballots in the upcoming general election.
Sept. 7, 2018
Downtown Flagstaff is growing. But all of this activity is putting a lot of pressure on the housing market there. And that means affordable housing is becoming more and more scarce.
Sept. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: Kavanaugh Invokes Youngstown Steel, Truman Era Ruling That Defines Executive Authority
Wednesday was day two of Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings, and he used the opportunity to define his judicial philosophy. He invoked the ruling in Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v Sawyer, a 1952 decision in which President Harry Truman was found to have exceeded his executive authority.
Sept. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: Google Is A No-Show During Capitol Hill Hearing On Foreign Interference
The leaders of big tech were called to Washington on Wednesday. Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer and Twitter's CEO, testified in front of Congress on what their companies are doing to ward off foreign interference. But there was also a glaring absence from the hearings. Google's leadership chose not to attend.
Sept. 6, 2018
Last week’s primary election results in Maricopa County were certified Wednesday by the Board of Supervisors. The board also approved funding for an audit of the election.
Sept. 5, 2018
Now Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl steps back into the spotlight with a majority Republican Senate but a different president in the White House. What does he bring to the table this time? For that, The Show turned to Zach Cohen, Senate correspondent for the National Journal.
Sept. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Nominee Hearing Before The Senate Continues — And It Is Heated
Katie Barlow is an attorney and co-editor of Circuit Breaker, a website covering everything coming out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She’s listened to hours of Judge Kavanaugh presiding at oral arguments and says the audio offers a window into how he approaches the bench.
Sept. 5, 2018
Billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer, who is behind the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative, is also behind a campaign to recruit young voters.
Sept. 4, 2018

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