Arizona Elections

Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the state Department of Education’s handling of the roughly $1.3 million available to administer the Empowerment Scholarship program.
5 hours ago
Federal labor officials are raising legal questions about a new Arizona law designed to force people, who are collecting unemployment insurance, back to work.
July 30, 2018
Monday is the deadline to register to vote for primary elections next month.
July 30, 2018
Wendy Rogers has a degree in social work and was one of the first 100 women pilots in the Air Force, flying the C-141 transport jet on airlift and humanitarian missions worldwide. Now she's running as a Trump-era Republican who’s first point of business is to build the wall along our southern border.
July 27, 2018
A new report aims to show the internal issues that led to people standing for hours waiting to vote in Arizona’s presidential primary in March of 2016.
July 26, 2018
Anita Malik is running in the three-way Democratic primary in the 6th Congressional District against Garrick McFadden and Heather Ross. Incumbent Republican David Schweikert is running unopposed on the GOP side.
July 26, 2018
A number of ballot measures have fought challenges citing misleading or confusing language and inaccurate information. Joining The Show to talk about the words used to describe ballot measures is former Arizona elections director Joe Kanefield.
July 25, 2018
How much of a difference can endorsements make? The Show checked in with three political veterans who come at the question from various perspectives.
July 25, 2018
When you get your ballot in November, you’ll have your choice of who to vote for governor, U.S. representatives and senators, of course. But, you’ll also see another race where you can weigh in: state mine inspector.
July 25, 2018
Former state legislator and educator David Schapira has served on the Tempe City Council for the last four years. He did not seek reelection for that position — and now — he’s running for superintendent of public instruction.
July 25, 2018
Arizona Public Service has warned that raising Arizona’s clean energy target to 50 percent by 2030 could force the utility to shut down the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. The ballot measure specifically excludes nuclear power.
July 25, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 24, 2018
After Arizona’s chief elections official reassured residents that the state’s voting system is safe from hackers, an elections security expert is taking issue with some of those claims.
July 24, 2018
As Arizona heads toward the August primary election, KJZZ's The Show is inviting candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 23, 2018
With concerns over Russian interference, Secretary of State Michele Reagan reassured that Arizonans' votes are secure because ballot information is never transmitted over the internet where hackers can intercept data.
July 23, 2018
Two new national reports in as many weeks have examined how states can improve voter turnout and protect their voting roles from purging people erroneously.
July 21, 2018
Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
July 20, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 20, 2018
For years now, there has been a steady drumbeat from some calling for tighter restrictions on who can vote in our country. A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University found there is a widespread problem in the country with states conducting voter purges.
July 20, 2018
On Thursday night, incumbent Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan went head to head with challenger and business owner Steve Gaynor. The race could come down to whether voters believe things are being run well.
July 20, 2018
A ballot measure that would require half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources like solar and wind could be in jeopardy.
July 19, 2018

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