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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Republicans want to block Democrats from taking over the chamber, and to do that, they will likely need to win in Arizona. But with less than three months before Election Day, the party first has to settle a bitter primary battle being fought largely over which candidate is President Trump’s best ally on immigration.
Arizona Elections: Hear Candidate Interviews And More
Aug. 22, 2018
Over 187,000 signatures were validated by the office, exceeding the minimum needed by more than 30,000.
Aug. 21, 2018
The ACLU said Michele Reagan needs to more quickly update the address of voters who’ve moved, so they can cast ballots in November. Reagan says that’s happening, but won’t be done this year.
Aug. 21, 2018
The council will appoint someone to represent District 8 which covers parts of downtown, south Phoenix and Laveen.
Aug. 21, 2018
Several voting rights organizations have filed a lawsuit against Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan. This comes nine months after Reagan was warned that she may be violating federal voting rights.
Aug. 20, 2018
The Showtime comedy "Who Is America?" is Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest attempt to totally disguise himself in the name of comedy. Under various personas, the comedian has spoken with politicians, gun lobbyists and rappers, some who later complained they were tricked into being on the show.
Aug. 20, 2018
Discussing the week in news with public policy consultant and former legislative leader Chris Herstam and Wes Gullett, CEO of OH Strategic Communications.
Aug. 17, 2018
The August primary elections are just a few weeks away now, and early voting is well underway. In fact, nearly half of early votes have already been cast.
Aug. 17, 2018
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge yesterday ruled the Invest in Education initiative can be on November’s ballot.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Should Politicians Allow Big Money To Finance American Politics?
There's a growing call for politicians to reject special interest money. Are grassroots campaigns the future of American politics? Or will big money win the day?
Aug. 17, 2018
Voter registration will not be updated to automatically reflect address on drivers licence by November election.
Aug. 17, 2018
Arizona independents wanting to participate in the primaries need to choose a Republican or Democratic ballot by the end of this week for a chance to vote. As of Thursday, the Maricopa County Recorder's office was still trying to contact about 400 independent voters who need to resubmit for early voting.
Aug. 16, 2018
Right now, the mayor and council members are elected in odd-numbered years. Proposition 411 would move election day to line up with state and federal elections in November of even-numbered years, starting in 2020. Any run-offs would be held the following March.
Aug. 16, 2018
Two of the three candidates in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, Joe Arpaio and Kelli Ward, have called for debates. The third candidate, Martha McSally, has said she’s not interested this close to election day. Meanwhile, in the GOP gubernatorial primary, Ken Bennett has criticized his opponent, Gov. Doug Ducey, for being unwilling to debate.
Aug. 16, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey is doubling down on his push for a law to let judges take guns from some people considered "dangerous'' even though it was that provision that killed pretty much his entire school safety plan earlier this year.
Aug. 16, 2018
There’s near universal agreement in Arizona that the state needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But the proposal to increase taxes on the state’s wealthier residents is where the dramatic disagreement starts.
Aug. 15, 2018
After the #RedForEd teacher strike ended, supporters moved on to a ballot measure, called Invest in Ed. Now a mathematical distinction could determine whether Invest in Ed is allowed to even be on November’s ballot.
Aug. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: This Week
Another Wednesday, another primaries roundup. Elena Schneider, campaigns reporter for Politico, breaks down the results from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Vermont.
Aug. 15, 2018
Four out of five candidates for Arizona governor participated Tuesday night in a town hall on preventing gun violence. It was presented by the state’s chapter of the student group March For Our Lives.
Aug. 15, 2018
Attorneys who handled the sexual harassment investigation of former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter are balking at his bid to get the full report and all the documents used to prepare it.
Aug. 14, 2018

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