Ben Giles

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Senior Editor

Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Giles spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and three dogs. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Leaked memo details unorthodox Sinema reelection path Ben Giles Sept. 26, 2023
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health director resigns Ben Giles Sept. 24, 2023
2 groups pushing for open primary system in Arizona Ben Giles Sept. 24, 2023
Congress seeks to avoid government shutdown by end of September Ben Giles Sept. 5, 2023
Mayes warns counties against GOP-led efforts to count ballots by hand Ben Giles Aug. 11, 2023
Hobbs supports helping cities with lost rental tax revenues Ben Giles Aug. 7, 2023
Mayes investigating Cochise County supervisors for alleged open meeting violations Ben Giles Aug. 4, 2023
Sens. Borrelli, Rogers pitch ballot hand count in Florence Ben Giles Aug. 3, 2023
Senate refuses to confirm dozens of Hobbs' nominees Ben Giles Aug. 1, 2023
O'Callaghan joins crowded Democratic primary in CD1 Ben Giles Aug. 1, 2023
Legislature returns to session with Prop. 400's future on the agenda Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles
Bob Christie/Capitol Media Services
July 31, 2023
Pima County supervisors appoint Villegas as new LD20 representative Ben Giles July 25, 2023
Hobbs announces funding for law enforcement in Cochise County border communities Ben Giles July 20, 2023
Attorneys for Kari Lake, Mark Finchem fined more than $120K Ben Giles July 14, 2023
3 candidates nominated to replace former Sen. Steve Kaiser Ben Giles June 27, 2023
Maricopa County supervisors approve $4.35B budget Ben Giles, Greg Hahne June 26, 2023
County Recorder Richer suing Lake for defamation Ben Giles, Tom Maxedon
The Associated Press
June 22, 2023
Kaiser to resign from the Arizona state Senate Ben Giles June 14, 2023
Arizona Republicans try and fail to expel Democratic lawmaker over Bible prank Ben Giles June 13, 2023
Ethics committee concludes Rep. Stahl Hamilton violated Arizona House rules by hiding Bible Ben Giles June 9, 2023
Maricopa County supervisors appoint new LD26 state representative Ben Giles June 5, 2023
Bill Gates won't seek reelection to Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Ben Giles June 1, 2023
GOP casts doubt on Stahl Hamilton's apology for Bible-hiding prank Ben Giles May 25, 2023
Borrelli ordered AZ counties to stop using voting machines. Here's why he can't Ben Giles May 22, 2023
Arizona group settles lawsuit over armed ballot drop box monitors in tactical gear Ben Giles May 22, 2023