Arizona Elections

Arizona lawmakers spent more than 130 days in session this year, and the last several were fairly contentious at the Capitol, with negotiations over the budget and other bills heating up.
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Polling place issues was one of the big stories during Tuesday's primary elections. During the afternoon, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes asked the Board of Supervisors to consider asking for an extension of voting hours. That request was denied.
Aug. 29, 2018
City of Phoenix voters said “yes” to six propositions on the ballot on Tuesday, but on a ballot where one side had a list of names and political parties and the other side had long lines of fine print, it might be a mystery as to what citizens actually voted for.
Aug. 29, 2018
Former Arizona State Representative Don Shooter made international headlines as the first state lawmaker ousted after the #MeToo Movement. Tuesday night he lost his primary bid for a state Senate seat.
Aug. 29, 2018
Tuesday was a busy primary day across Arizona — and one of the key issues were problems at some Phoenix-area polling places and frustrated voters. Analysts Hugh Hallman, attorney and former Tempe mayor, and John MacDonald, of Policy AZ, also weighed in on primary day.
Aug. 28, 2018
A little after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night, former teacher Kathy Hoffman led the Democratic primary for Arizona superintendent of public instruction. Icumbent Diane Douglas trailed in a five-way Republican primary behind education professor Bob Branch and former California congressman Frank Riggs.
Problems Reported At Phoenix-Area Polling Places | Complete Coverage
Aug. 29, 2018
Tuesday is primary election day and voters all over the state are casting their votes. Joining The Show to talk about how the voting is going is Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes.
Aug. 28, 2018
Two court decisions came down just hours before primary day voting began.
Aug. 28, 2018
The polls are closed for Arizona's primary election, but some people are still waiting to cast votes. Social media video shows long lines of voters outside public libraries in Tempe and Phoenix.
Complete Arizona Elections Coverage
Aug. 28, 2018
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 27, 2018
Discussing the week in news with Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and former Tempe Mayor Neil Giuliano, who is currently the CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership.
Aug. 24, 2018
For those who are high-efficacy voters and who follow public policy discussions, there’s also a growing disconnect between what they believe elected officials and governments should be accomplishing and what really seems to be happening.
Aug. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Health Care And The Midterms
On Tuesday, Facebook and Twitter announced they had purged hundreds of suspicious accounts and pages that were masquerading as news outlets and other social media personas. The companies say they believe these pages originated in Iran.
Aug. 24, 2018
Secretary of State Michele Reagan says there are now more than 3.6 million voters in Arizona, and the majority are registered Republicans.
Aug. 24, 2018
Arizona gubernatorial hopeful Ken Bennett is blaming Secretary of State Michele Reagan for not being able to qualify for public funding after the website for Clean Elections funding stopped taking donations at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
Aug. 23, 2018
Money is rolling in for both Arizona candidates and ballot measures in advance of next week’s primary, and November’s general election. In some cases, there’s a lot of money rolling in.
Aug. 22, 2018
The political ads we’ve gotten so used to invading our space wouldn’t have been possible without a ground-breaker from President Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 campaign against Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater.
Aug. 22, 2018
Ducey's critics have noticed he has not accepted invitations to debate pressing topics like school safety and gun control.
Aug. 22, 2018
New reports filed with the Arizona Secretary of State's Office shows that the initiative, Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona, has collected nearly $8 million. And almost every penny of that has come from a political action committee set up by California billionaire Tom Steyer.
Aug. 22, 2018
Republicans want to block Democrats from taking over the chamber, and to do that, they will likely need to win in Arizona. But with less than three months before Election Day, the party first has to settle a bitter primary battle being fought largely over which candidate is President Trump’s best ally on immigration.
Arizona Elections: Hear Candidate Interviews And More
Aug. 22, 2018
Over 187,000 signatures were validated by the office, exceeding the minimum needed by more than 30,000.
Aug. 21, 2018

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