Arizona Voter Guide

Arizona Voter Guide

Races to watch

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Voting concluded Tuesday in the Arizona primary elections, including notable races for governor, secretary of state, attorney general, U.S. Senate and several U.S. House districts. Results are still being updated.
Aug. 2, 2022
A Kari Lake campaign sign
A flurry of endorsements for GOP-gubernatorial hopeful Karrin Taylor Robson have turned the Arizona primary into a proxy battle for the state of the Republican Party. Former allies of Donald Trump are backing the opponent of his preferred nominee, Kari Lake.
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Jul. 19, 2022
Maricopa County Elections Department tabulation machines
Arizona’s secretary of state has many election-related and administrative functions. But one task, once mundane, has been politicized by some of the candidates vying for the office: election certification.
Jul. 18, 2022
gavel in a courtroom
The race for state attorney general is one of the most crowded fields on Arizona’s primary ballots. And recent Supreme Court decisions have put this down-ballot race in the spotlight.
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Jul. 20, 2022
downtown tucson
Whoever wins the Democratic nomination in Arizona's 6th Congressional District will have their work cut out for them. The state’s redistricting commission took out Democratic enclaves, like Bisbee, and it added more conservative areas, like Saddlebrooke.
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Jul. 15, 2022
arizona flag, u.s. flag
As Republicans aim to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly, the campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona is among the most expensive in the country.
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Jul. 21, 2022
Rachel Mitchell
There weren't supposed to be candidates running for Maricopa County attorney this year. But a special election has been called, and whoever wins in November only gets a brief window to work on rebuilding one of the largest prosecuting offices in the country.
KJZZ's Voter Guide
Jul. 26, 2022

FAQs about voting In Arizona

The audit site at Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Major candidates for three key offices in 2022 have said they wouldn’t have certified the 2020 election results in Arizona. These offices — governor, secretary of state and attorney general — all play a role in affirming state election results. Here are GOP candidate statements on that front in this handy cheat sheet on election denialism.
Jun. 27, 2022
2022 Arizona primary ballot
When filling out your mail-in ballot, Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer asks you to make sure you use the correct writing instrument.
Jul. 18, 2022

More Arizona election coverage

Plan to see attack ads during the Arizona governor race
It’s been about a week since the Arizona primary, which included deciding both party’s nominees for the governor’s office. Attack ads are already airing for this race, but so far, only for one side.
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From fake to Kari Lake: Ducey seems ready to shift governor candidate support
Gov. Doug Ducey, a frequent target of Kari Lake’s, seems ready to support the candidate who he once called a “fake” and claimed was “misleading voters.”
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Q&AZ: Why does vote counting take so long in Arizona?
Every two years, Arizonans cast their votes in primary and general elections. And every two years, critics complain it takes too many days for all the votes to be counted. Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ project, a listener asked: Why does the vote counting process take so long?
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Dana Lewis becomes the new Pinal County recorder
The Pinal County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to appoint Dana Lewis as the new recorder.
Democrat Fontes wins AZ primary for secretary of state
Former Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes has won the Democratic nomination for Arizona secretary of state and the right to take on a supporter of former President Donald Trump who believes the false narrative that the 2020 election was stolen from him.

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How organizations are using TikTok to bridge generation gap
The video platform TikTok gets more than 1 billion video views per day, with young people drawn to its high-energy content and charismatic influencers. And now more traditional institutions are using young creators to bridge the generational gap.
Playboy Manbaby: Tiny Desert Concert
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Phoenix considering $500 million bond projects
Phoenix is trying to generate excitement over a proposed bond program worth half a billion dollars. Eight subcommittees representing different city services will hold public meetings to gather resident input and hear pitches from city departments.
More Arizona business news
5 hours ago
Some business leaders arent happy with Inflation Act
U.S. Senate Democrats have passed a Biden-backed economic package worth around $740 billion. Some Arizona business leaders are not happy with the legislation.
5 hours ago
Former ambassador helping with possible Griner prisoner swap
A former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is assisting in a possible prisoner swap that would bring Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner home. Bill Richardson served in the Clinton administration and was governor of New Mexico from 2003 to 2011.
Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence
On Saturday, the Phoenix Mercury played their first home game since star center Brittney Griner was sentenced to prison for nine years in Russia.