Arizona Elections

Local Organizations Holding Drive-Thru Voter Registration Drives
There are at least 1.3 million Arizonans who are eligible to vote, but are not yet registered. As the coronavirus pandemic upends traditional voter registration campaigns, some community organizations are trying to find creative ways to reach potential voters.
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County Republicans, Recorders Settle Ballot Signature Dispute
A Republican lawsuit against county recorders in Arizona had a hearing on Friday, and the parties settled on a deal for this year.
Nov. 9, 2018
Trump Tweets About Corruption In Arizona Voting Process
President Donald Trump asserted Friday that corruption may be at play in Arizona’s recent election.
Nov. 9, 2018
Slow Wait For Election Results In Arizona Is Normal
As Arizonans wait for the outcome of a highly contested U.S. Senate race, election officials are reminding those new to the state’s voting process that the lag in a finalized tally is normal.
Nov. 9, 2018
How The Decline Of Local News Is Affecting Democracy
It’s no secret that newspapers are on the decline. But a new study from the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism shows that the problem is far more widespread than we previously thought.
Nov. 9, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 9, 2018
Former State Senate Minority Leader David Schapira, and Kevin DeMenna, a senior advisor with DeMenna Public Affairs joined The Show to talk about the see-sawing US Senate race, as well as some of the others that are still too-close-to-call and lawsuits dealing with uncounted ballots.
Nov. 9, 2018
Outstanding Ballots May Tighten U.S. Senate, Other Races
Days after Tuesday’s high-turnout midterm elections, there are still several high-profile races that are too close to call in Arizona. If you have been waiting with bated breath for the latest ballot drop from the secretary of state last night, you already know the big news.
Nov. 9, 2018
Hearing Set In GOP Lawsuit Over Ballot Signatures
A legal bid by Republicans to change ballot-counting procedures may have come too late to help any of their candidates in close races.
Nov. 8, 2018
AZ Senate Democrats Choose New Leadership
One day after Republicans chose their leaders for the upcoming state legislative session, Arizona Democrats have announced their new Senate leadership.
Nov. 8, 2018
Arizona Senate Race Among Record Election Spending
A trade group says total spending on local TV ads for this midterm election set a record. Final numbers still need to be confirmed, but so far, local TV ads topped more than $3 billion across the country.
Nov. 8, 2018
Why We All Need To Know About Central Arizona Project Board
There are some races we probably all knew about heading into Tuesday’s election — like the race for governor, or Kyrsten Sinema’s battle with Martha McSally for Arizona’s open Senate seat.
Nov. 8, 2018
Voters OK Ban On Taxing Services, But Could They Be Asked To Revisit?
When Arizona voters approved Proposition 126 by a nearly 2-1 margin on Tuesday, they prohibited the state from taxing services, like gym and country club memberships, haircuts and pet grooming.
Nov. 8, 2018
Whats Next After Prop 127 Defeat?
Arizona voters soundly rejected Proposition 127 when they went to the polls. That would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources over the next decade.
Nov. 8, 2018
GOP Sues County Recorders Over Vote Counting Procedures
Last night four county Republican parties filed a lawsuit against all of Arizona’s county recorders, claiming the recorders don’t follow a uniform standard for counting ballots and resolving issues like signature mismatches.
Nov. 8, 2018
Zimbabwe Transplant Offers Observations On U.S. Election
More than 2 million Arizonans voted in the recent election and some counties have already broken records for the number of ballots cast in a midterm. But on election night, there was at least one resident of Phoenix who was surprised there weren’t more voters.
Nov. 8, 2018
CAWCD Election Sees 2 New Board Members, 3 Returnees
Maricopa County elected five members to the board that runs the Central Arizona Project. Three people were re-elected: Lisa Atkins, who is the current president of the board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD), Heather Macre and Terry Goddard.
Nov. 7, 2018
Several Valley School Districts Fail Funding Measures
While a majority of the 20 bond and override questions up for vote in Phoenix-area school districts seem to be passing, several large dollar amount questions seem to be failing.
Nov. 8, 2018
How Education Played In The Midterm Election
To talk about how teachers and education issues did last night, The Show was joined by Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association.
Nov. 7, 2018
Democrats Pick Up 4 Seats In Arizona House
Democrats picked up seats in the state Legislature on Tuesday night, although in some cases, not the seats observers had expected. To talk about that, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Nov. 7, 2018
Arizona Election Roundup: Breaking Down Key Races
To talk about some of the key races from Election Day — including those that haven’t been decided yet — The Show spoke with Paul Bentz of HighGround, Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners, Emily Ryan of CopperState Consulting and Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
Nov. 7, 2018
Scottsdale Voters Approve Proposition 420
Scottsdale residents voted by a wide margin to amend the city charter to protect preserve lands. The passage of Proposition 420 means that projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve must now be approved by voters at a general or special election before moving forward.
Nov. 7, 2018

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