Arizona Elections

AZ Democratic Leaders Campaign Online For Biden
While President Trump continues to hold in-person campaign rallies, Democrats in Arizona have been going online to make the case for Joe Biden.
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Analysts: Mexicos Fiscal Response To COVID-19 Is Poor
Mexico’s federal fiscal response to the coronavirus pandemic follows the president’s austerity plans. But analysts fear that the lack of stimulus and relief packages might create a backlash against the country’s economy.
May 22, 2020
Arizona House Adjourns; Senate Plans Return To Capitol
The Arizona Senate may have voted to end their legislative session two weeks ago, but Senate President Karen Fann is calling them back to the Capitol for one more round.
May 22, 2020
What Exactly Does Sine Die Mean?
As Arizona's legislative session ends, there's a Latin phrase on the tip of a lot of people's tongues today. But what does sine die actually mean, and are we even saying it right?
May 22, 2020
Sen. Sinema: Science Should Guide COVID-19 Response
Congressional Democrats approved another COVID-19 relief package last week, but it’s not likely to go much further. The HEROES Act would allocate another $3 trillion in aid as Republicans call for a hold on any additional aid.
May 22, 2020
Professor Explores Ways To Have A Fair Election In November
Uncertainty is one of the most common words many of us have been using over the past few months since the COVID-19 pandemic became a reality. The term clearly applies to November’s election. Rick Hasen put together an ad hoc committee of experts for recommendations on how to have a fair election in November.
May 21, 2020
How The Pandemic Might Influence This Years Elections
Arizonans will be casting their ballots in August’s primary elections, and then again in November when the general election rolls around. However, there are a lot of questions about how they’ll work and what it’ll look like.
May 21, 2020
Mexicans Of African Descent Fight For Recognition In Mexico
Mexico has a rich African heritage, but also an adjacent history of oblivion. And Afro descendants in Mexico are fighting to be respected and recognized.
May 21, 2020
U.S. Immigration Agency Asks For $1.2B Over 2 Years
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has told Congress it expects to run out of money before the fiscal year ends on September 30. The agency has asked lawmakers for an extra $1.2 billion in funding and promised to pay it back by charging people more.
May 20, 2020
House Lawmakers Debate Whether They Should Be In Session At All
Representatives returned to the Arizona House floor May 19, and political divisions in how lawmakers believe they should proceed were immediately clear. Though members of both parties were present, they did not agree on whether they should be there or what precautions they should take.
May 20, 2020
Will Phoenix Open Libraries, Pools And Parks This Summer?
Some cities across the Valley are reopening their public facilities, but not Arizona’s largest. Phoenix leaders are looking for more information before they decide whether to reopen libraries and recreation centers. During Tuesday’s meeting, the City Council looked at proposed metrics that could lead to a phased reopening.
List Of Phoenix-Area Cities And Where They Are On Reopening
May 20, 2020
Arizona House Holding Meetings With Hopes To Adjourn
The state House is back to holding committee hearings, but hopes to adjourn by May 21. Lawmakers returned to the Capitol on May 18 after their colleagues in the Senate voted to call it quits on May 8. So what is the House hoping to accomplish now?
May 19, 2020
California Dems Efforts To Turn AZ Blue Sidetracked
Activists from California were hoping to help put Arizona comfortably in the blue camp by coming here to knock on doors and get up close and personal with voters. The COVID-19 pandemic has put a stop to that, but remote efforts are still being attempted.
May 19, 2020
WATCH: Mnuchin, Powell Testify At Banking Hearing
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testify in front of a Senate committee Tuesday — congressional appearances required by a recently enacted coronavirus relief law
May 19, 2020
Bill Would Eliminate Criminal Penalties For Violating Governors Orders
Arizonans who violate the current or future gubernatorial executive orders may no longer face the possibility of getting locked up.
May 19, 2020
KJZZ Explains: Citizen Initiatives
You won’t just be casting votes for president and state officials in this general election. You’ll also be asked to decide on a variety of citizen initiatives.
May 19, 2020
Voting On HEROES Act Paused; AZ Delegation Reacts
In a narrow victory for Democrats, the U.S. House on Friday passed an additional $3 trillion coronavirus response package called the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or the HEROES Act, that was introduced earlier in the week.
May 18, 2020
Q&AZ: How Are Arizonas Electoral College Electors Chosen?
The 2020 presidential election is coming in November and the Electoral College plays an important role in the process. Through our Q&AZ project, a listener asked: How electors are chosen in Arizona, and what are precinct committee people?
May 18, 2020
Only 2 Republicans Currently On Corp Comm Ballot
The Arizona Corporation Commission will have three open seats to fill in November’s election, but there are only two Republicans on the ballot. Since there is already one Democrat on the commission, that means at least two Democrats could hold seats if the Republican party can’t find more qualifying candidates.
May 16, 2020
Tucson Extends Emergency Proclamation Until Early June
Residents of Tucson will continue to sit tight for at least another three weeks as Mayor Regina Romero announced Saturday she is extending the city’s emergency proclamation until June 8.
May 16, 2020
Pinal County Suing Arizona Over Federal Coronavirus Relief Aid
Pinal County officials say they’re tired of waiting for the state to dole out federal coronavirus relief aid. The Pinal Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Friday to pursue litigation against Arizona.
May 16, 2020

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