Arizona Elections

A top Arizona Democrat is accusing the Republican House speaker of risking the collapse of a drought plan for the Colorado River by pushing legislation that has angered the Gila River Indian Community, a key player in the negotiations.
Only nine votes separate Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs and Christine Jones, a former GoDaddy executive. That comes after thousands of mail-in and provisional ballots were counted over the weekend.
Sep. 5, 2016
In a series of recent interviews, Flake has continued his criticism of Trump’s immigration plans, remarking that last week’s Phoenix speech was quote “confusing” and that he could still not support his candidacy.
Sep. 5, 2016
The endorsement of Donald Trump by state schools chief Diane Douglas has come with a twist.
Sep. 5, 2016
Incumbent Helen Purcell appears to have defeated challenger Aaron Flannery in th Maricopa County Recorder's GOP primary race. All the votes were counted over the weekend and Purcell leads Flannery by 185 votes.
Sep. 5, 2016
A federal judge in Phoenix is deciding whether in the upcoming election the state must count provisional ballots differently than in the past. Plaintiffs say the way the law is enforced disenfranchises voters.
Sep. 5, 2016
Less than a week ago, Christine Jones was celebrating what appeared to be a win in the Republican primary contest for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. But unofficial results now show Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs is leading the race by the slimmest of margins.
Sep. 4, 2016
Poll: McCain, Kirkpatrick In Senate Race Dead Heat
Republican John McCain and Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick are tied at 43 percent support each in their race for McCain's U.S. Senate seat, a survey out Thursday showed.
Sep. 2, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s harsh words about Mexico and some Mexican-Americans have many thinking he’ll receive even less support from Latinos in November than his predecessors like Mitt Romney and John McCain.
Sep. 2, 2016
Election officials are still counting ballots in a few races from this week’s primaries. With me for an update, and a look ahead to some of November’s big legislative races is Jim Small, Editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Sep. 2, 2016
Many Democrats and supporters of Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick are angry after the Arizona Republican Party delivered a “wanted” poster with bullet hole imagery to her campaign office Thursday.
Sep. 2, 2016
"We definitely had several incidents of voters showing up to vote and those voters being frustrated that they couldn’t vote for president," said Samantha Pstross of the Arizona Advocacy Network. "They didn’t realize it was a primary election and that it was not the presidential election."
Sep. 2, 2016
The Hillary Clinton campaign is buying its first round of television ads in Arizona for the general election. The campaign released the news following Donald Trump’s immigration speech in Phoenix.
Sep. 2, 2016
To try to figure out why the primaries shook out the way they did, and what that means for November, KJZZ talked to Garrett Archer, a data consultant at Integrated Web Strategies.
Sep. 1, 2016
KJZZ reporters covered presidential candidate Donald Trump from both sides of the border Wednesday. Hear a re-cap on The Show. Strong Reactions To Donald Trump From Both Sides Of The Border
Sep. 1, 2016
Secretary of State spokesman Matt Roberts described Tuesday’s Primary Election as quiet, a sharp contrast to the March 22 Presidential Preference Election which saw voters waiting in line for hours. But one voter rights group had concerns.
Sep. 1, 2016
When Donald Trump confirmed his plans to go see President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico, the reaction from political leaders bordered on vitriolic. Hillary Clinton’s campaign pointed to Trump’s general comments about Mexican-Americans. And Mexican opposition party leaders said there was no reason to welcome Trump. But did people on the streets feel the same way?
Sep. 1, 2016
Unofficial results in Glendale’s mayoral race show the candidates separated by less than 1 percent.
Aug. 31, 2016
The Arizona Supreme Court has given the go-ahead for recreational marijuana to be on the November ballot.
Aug. 31, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined a 10-part immigration plan that built on his campaign’s promises to build a wall on the U.S. Mexico border and deport immigrants in the country illegally. “There is only one core issue in the immigration debate, and that issue is the well being of the American people,” Trump said.
Aug. 31, 2016
Opponents of Donald Trump held a press conference Wednesday morning, ahead of the Republican presidential nominee’s visit to the Valley that evening
Aug. 31, 2016

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