Arizona Elections

The motion for another round of litigation, filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, comes after attorneys for the Senate failed to meet a deadline to rehire former staffer Talonya Adams and pay her more than $350,000 in damages and back pay.
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Sept. 7, 2018
Anthony Salvanto of CBS immerses himself in the numbers as the network’s elections and surveys director, and he explains his approach in the new book, "Where Did You Get This Number? A Pollster’s Guide to Making Sense of the World."
Sept. 7, 2018
Last week, on election day, when a number of problems plagued 95 polling places across Maricopa, County Recorder Adrian Fontes repeatedly said he would get to the bottom of the problem, which he blamed on a technology contractor.
Sept. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Will Trump
On Politics with Amy Walter, we're talking about the economy. Job creation and a booming economy are a huge part of what President Trump broadcasts about his administration at rallies and on Twitter. But are we really doing as well as the President claims?
Sept. 7, 2018
A federal appeals court is going to give a Democratic activist one last chance to be able to argue that she and others should be able to "harvest'' ballots in the upcoming general election.
Sept. 7, 2018
Downtown Flagstaff is growing. But all of this activity is putting a lot of pressure on the housing market there. And that means affordable housing is becoming more and more scarce.
Sept. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: Kavanaugh Invokes Youngstown Steel, Truman Era Ruling That Defines Executive Authority
Wednesday was day two of Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings, and he used the opportunity to define his judicial philosophy. He invoked the ruling in Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v Sawyer, a 1952 decision in which President Harry Truman was found to have exceeded his executive authority.
Sept. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: Google Is A No-Show During Capitol Hill Hearing On Foreign Interference
The leaders of big tech were called to Washington on Wednesday. Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer and Twitter's CEO, testified in front of Congress on what their companies are doing to ward off foreign interference. But there was also a glaring absence from the hearings. Google's leadership chose not to attend.
Sept. 6, 2018
Last week’s primary election results in Maricopa County were certified Wednesday by the Board of Supervisors. The board also approved funding for an audit of the election.
Sept. 5, 2018
Now Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl steps back into the spotlight with a majority Republican Senate but a different president in the White House. What does he bring to the table this time? For that, The Show turned to Zach Cohen, Senate correspondent for the National Journal.
Sept. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Nominee Hearing Before The Senate Continues — And It Is Heated
Katie Barlow is an attorney and co-editor of Circuit Breaker, a website covering everything coming out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She’s listened to hours of Judge Kavanaugh presiding at oral arguments and says the audio offers a window into how he approaches the bench.
Sept. 5, 2018
Billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer, who is behind the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative, is also behind a campaign to recruit young voters.
Sept. 4, 2018
Arizona Sen. John McCain was laid to rest on Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His death leaves open his Senate seat for the first time in more than 30 years and changes the landscape of the Senate for the foreseeable future.
Sept. 4, 2018
The vacancy left by Arizona Sen. John McCain’s Senate seat has garnered a lot of speculation about who Gov. Doug Ducey would appoint.
Sept. 4, 2018
Discussing the week in news with Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb, longtime political reporter Jim Small and Jim Nintzel, executive editor of Tucson Weekly and Tucson Local Media.
Aug. 31, 2018
Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski is facing a recall attempt. The Show spoke with Sean Sweat, chair of the Urban Phoenix Project PAC, and Councilman Nowakowski about the recall effort.
Aug. 31, 2018
The Takeaway: As Distrust Grows, Who
According to Gallup, the average trust in institutions like the presidency, public schools, the Supreme Court and organized religion is just 33 percent. The institutions Americans most trust, and one of the only institutions with more than 50 percent confidence, is the military.
Aug. 31, 2018
Voters will not decide in November whether to increase taxes on some Arizonans to fund education. The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon ruled the Invest in Education initiative would not be on the ballot.
Aug. 30, 2018
InvestinEd and Dark Money are off, but Clean Energy will appear.
Aug. 30, 2018
The brief, filed Wednesday, said the way the education funding initiative was worded, "creates a danger of confusion." The court also said the proposition didn't include wording to keep in indexing, a process to adjust tax brackets for inflation.
Aug. 29, 2018

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