Arizona Elections

The Associated Press has called the race for Arizona's superintendent of public instruction for Kathy Hoffman. She joined The Show to talk more about this close race and what she plans to do next when she takes office next year.
This political season, there is a lot of debate about our state’s economy. Have the governor’s policy’s done us well? Have President Trump’s tax cuts hurt or helped local businesses? Even at the city level, the issue of pension reform is part of the conversation leading up to November.
Oct. 22, 2018
On Sunday, what is arguably the most significant Arizona Republic endorsement was released when Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema got the nod for U.S. Senate over Republican Rep. Martha McSally.
Oct. 22, 2018
We go back to the legislation that created Arizona's empowerment scholarship accounts, sometimes called ESAs or school vouchers, look at who's used them and why people want the measure to pass or fail.
The Case For And Against Proposition 305
Oct. 22, 2018
President Donald Trump held a rally in Mesa on Friday night after a day of fundraising and touring Luke Air Force Base. He returned to many of his anti-immigration tactics from the 2016 campaign.
Trump's Mesa Rally Drew Few Protesters
Oct. 20, 2018
The scene outside President Donald Trump’s rally Friday night at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was starkly different than the one in downtown Phoenix last year.
Oct. 19, 2018
President Donald Trump is in Arizona for a rally in Mesa. The stop is part of three-state Western swing on his national midterm campaign tour through Arizona, Nevada and Montana.
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Oct. 19, 2018
A Chandler attorney says a handful of Arizona counties and towns broke the law in their effort to fight a controversial renewable energy ballot measure.
Oct. 19, 2018
Among all the talk of a “blue wave” this November, some Arizona Democrats are discussing the possibility of picking up seats in the state legislature, and maybe picking up enough seats to take control of the state Senate.
Oct. 19, 2018
Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about the lone U.S. Senate debate between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, Joe Arpaio suing The New York Times and more.
Oct. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Politics And Protest — Hitting The Streets In The Trump Era
Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, millions of Americans have taken to the streets. Amy Walter takes a look at the impact of these movements and whether or not the energy they’ve produced will transfer to the polls in November.
Oct. 19, 2018
KJZZ hosted a panel of the Phoenix mayoral candidates on Thursday at Rio Salado’s campus.
Oct. 19, 2018
The unemployment rate in Arizona is exactly where it was a year ago, 4.7 percent. The numbers released Thursday show that’s higher than the national average of 3.7 percent.
Oct. 19, 2018
Four congressional candidates answered questions about the climate at town hall hosted by climate advocacy group Defend Our Future at ASU on Thursday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sat down with The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com’s editorial board Wednesday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Arizona’s current Secretary of State Michele Reagan was knocked out in August’s primary, so a new secretary will take office in January.
Oct. 18, 2018
Earlier this month, Taylor Swift ended her practice of not talking politics, and took to Instagram to formally endorse two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee. She is, of course, not the first celebrity to let fans know which candidates they support or oppose.
Oct. 18, 2018
KJZZ's Mark Brodie, co-host of The Show, asked Phoenix mayoral candidates Kate Gallego, Moses Sanchez, Nicholas Sarwark and Daniel Valenzuela how they plan to lead the nation's fifth largest city into the future.
More Arizona Election Coverage
Oct. 18, 2018
Groups supporting Democrats have put up $2.8 million for ad buys and groups backing Republicans have earmarked $3.2 million for elections.
Oct. 18, 2018
After Gov. Ducey signed into law last year a measure to expand the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account — or ESA — program, a new group formed to oppose it.
Oct. 18, 2018
More money is coming to the Arizona Corporation Commission race.
Oct. 18, 2018

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