Arizona Elections

The question of who is an American should be relatively easy to define, because it’s different than asking who is an American citizen. Clashes over immigration policy, though, have made the conversation much more dramatic and uncomfortable.
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The special general election in Arizona's 8th Congressional district is almost here.
March 25, 2018
In a debate on Friday, Republican Debbie Lesko and Democrat Hiral Tipirneni talked about a wide array of issues: school vouchers, health care, tax cuts. They agreed on little.
March 23, 2018
Members of the Arizona Legislature supported banning local governments from requiring politically active nonprofits to disclose donors, contradicting Tempe voters.
March 22, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake spoke at a political forum in New Hampshire on Friday. He said again he hasn’t ruled out running for president, although the “odds are long.”
March 16, 2018
Tempe voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 403 on Tuesday, which amends the City Charter to "require the disclosure of the origins of major contributions used to influence city elections."
March 14, 2018
The city of Tempe completed its first entirely mail-in election Tuesday.
March 14, 2018
Election season is on the way, which means you'll be seeing and hearing a plethora of campaign ads for candidates. That also means the phrase “I approve this message” will be ubiquitous. Do those four words really mean anything, though, when it comes to believability of a candidate and his or her promises?
March 12, 2018
The Orpheum, which holds 1,364 people, was filled almost to capacity, as fans of the Sanders and even a few supporters of President Donald Trump watched Sanders speak.
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March 11, 2018
The Arizona Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public meeting Friday to talk about potential barriers to voting in the aftermath of a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
March 8, 2018
Arizona Republican lawmakers voted Wednesday to set up a system that could force cities to move their elections to even-numbered years — but there’s a catch.
March 8, 2018
A bi-partisan bill could extend state lawmaker terms from two to four years.
March 6, 2018
The field is now set for April’s special general election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, in the race to replace Trent Franks. Former State Senator Debbie Lesko won the Republican primary, while ER doctor Hiral Tipirneni won the Democratic primary. We hear from both, joining us on The Show.
Feb. 28, 2018
Stephanie Holford, who sent a topless photo to congressional candidate Steve Montenegro issued a statement through her lawyer on Thursday. Her lawyer also released text messages.
Feb. 23, 2018
Debbie Lesko is under fire after she gave money from her state re-election campaign to a SuperPAC supporting her federal campaign for Congress.
Feb. 22, 2018
Some Arizona lawmakers want to make it harder for workers to claim that their termination was a retaliatory act.
Feb. 22, 2018
Arizona agriculture leaders are hopeful the new leadership in Legislative District 13 marks a swing in rural interests having a bigger role in the Legislature.
Feb. 22, 2018
The measure would require voter support this fall to modify Arizona’s Constitution to remove the minimum age required to serve elected office which is currently set at 25.
Feb. 20, 2018
The upcoming special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District has several well-known Republican candidates, and it’s a heavily Republican seat. While there are 12 GOP candidates running in that party's primary, two Democrats are competing for a spot in the general election in April.
Feb. 20, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections are still about nine months away, but the state parties in Arizona, and elsewhere, are already in gear in advance of those contests.
Feb. 19, 2018
The most recent financial reports are out in the the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional district.
Feb. 16, 2018