Arizona Elections

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has questioned a request for an immediate special election to allow voters to fill the late John McCain's Senate seat.
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Homie for Senate. You might’ve seen those mint-green campaign signs around town.
Oct. 16, 2018
The two candidates vying for retiring Senator Jeff Flake’s seat squared off in a debate Monday night. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema responded to a broad range of questions as the congresswomen sought to distinguish themselves in the only debate scheduled before the Nov. 6 election.
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Oct. 16, 2018
Arizona U.S. Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema debate on both local and national issues. The two congresswomen are vying for Sen. Jeff Flake's seat, as he announced his retirement at the end of his term.
Oct. 15, 2018
In our most recent election cycles, pundits and other observers have decried the expansion of so-called tribal politics in the U.S. They’re saying that Americans are less together and less focused on a collective outlook.
Oct. 15, 2018
Supporters and opponents of a measure to increase the amount of renewable energy Arizona uses have spent millions and millions of dollars to try to influence your vote. It’s nearly impossible to watch TV for even a few minutes and not see an ad for or against Proposition 127.
Oct. 15, 2018
An effort to get young people to vote in the upcoming November election is getting a lot of attention thanks to one public service announcement.
Oct. 15, 2018
The fight over a clean-energy ballot measure has several counties and one state agency confronting allegations of improperly using government resources to oppose the measure.
Oct. 12, 2018
A bus full of Catholic nuns is traveling from Santa Monica, California, to Mar-a-Lago, in Florida, between now and Nov. 2. They’re aiming to raise awareness of what they say are problems with the tax law signed by President Donald Trump late last year.
Oct. 12, 2018
Emily Ryan, who works for CopperState Consulting and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera, joined The Show to talk about Arizona’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial race, some new polls about those races and this week’s Attorney General debate.
Oct. 12, 2018
KJZZ is part of ProPublica's Electionland project, a collaboration of newsrooms around the country tracking voting problems. You can sign up to help report voting problems in your area. Here's how.
Oct. 12, 2018
Scottsdale voters are being asked to change the city charter to require certain projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve be approved by voters before moving forward.
Oct. 12, 2018
There have been a number of efforts in Arizona — including at the ballot box — to give the state increased control over certain lands and environmental measures.
Oct. 11, 2018
With Kyrsten Sinema leaving the seat to run for U.S. Senate, the candidates to succeed her are Democrat Greg Stanton — the former mayor of Phoenix — and Dr. Steve Ferrara, the Navy’s former chief medical officer.
Oct. 11, 2018
Carolyn Warner has passed away. She served three terms as Superintendent of Public Instruction and ran in arguably the most interesting gubernatorial race in the past half century in Arizona.
Oct. 11, 2018
Backers funding the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona ad campaign are spending more than $3.6 million on advertising aimed at promoting Proposition 127 and defeating Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 11, 2018
A new study by the Grand Canyon Institute claims there are holes in Proposition 126, the proposal to end service taxes, and it's forming unusual alliances between political foes.
Oct. 11, 2018
Maricopa County’s vote centers allow all residents to vote in them, regardless of where they live. But for many on primary day, checking into a vote center was confusing. The Maricopa County recorder said they’ve fixed that problem.
Oct. 11, 2018
Oct. 9 was the deadline to register to vote in Arizona, and that civic duty seems to have been a call that resonated with citizens across county lines. And just because someone registers with a particular political party doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily vote that way.
Oct. 10, 2018
Three candidates for mayor of Phoenix spoke at a forum at the Maryvale Community Center on Tuesday night. The activist group Poder in Action organized the forum along with several other groups.
Oct. 10, 2018
KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein and other panelists moderate a debate between Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson in the race to replace Republican Martha McSally. Kirkpatrick and Peterson are vying for the seat in southern Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.
Oct. 9, 2018

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