Arizona Politics News

Fontes seeks inquiry into Lake after she posts signatures
Secretary of State Adrian Fontes is seeking an investigation of losing GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake after she published signatures of individuals from voter registration records.
Phoenix City Council race with highest voter turnout has no winner
Unofficial results show two Phoenix City Council members will be reelected while another will face a runoff election.
Nov. 10, 2022
Phoenix leaders want more data on domestic violence diversion court
The Phoenix City Prosecutor’s Office boasts a 95% success rate for its domestic violence diversion program, but some leaders want to see more numbers.
Nov. 11, 2022
Yes vote clings to shrinking lead in Arizona Proposition 308 tally
Yes votes for Proposition 308 were outpacing no’s by about 10 points late Tuesday night, but that lead has since narrowed with about 70% of ballots counted so far.
Nov. 11, 2022
7% of Maricopa County Election Day voters affected by tabulator problems, officials say
Early Tuesday morning, 70 of the 223 vote center in Maricopa County experienced problems with printers causing some ballots not to be able to be read. Printing settings had not allowed ballots to be printed dark enough leading to tabulation machines not to be able to read them.
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Nov. 11, 2022
NewsCap: Ticket splitting and other election takeaways
This week saw voters head to the polls Nov. 8 for the 2022 midterm elections. And days later, ballots are still being counted in races too close to call, like many of those here in Arizona.
Nov. 10, 2022
Buu Nygren uses familiar platform to win Navajo presidency
Buu Nygren entered the Navajo presidential race with a platform echoed by generations of candidates: deliver basic needs on the vast reservation where most roads are unpaved and thousands of families don't have running water or electricity.
Nov. 10, 2022
WATCH: Biden delivers remarks about 2022 midterm elections
President Joe Biden delivers remarks as votes are still being counted in the 2022 midterms. Watch his remarks live.
Nov. 9, 2022
Arizona ballots are still being counted. Heres why
Elections workers in Maricopa County have more than 400,000 ballots left to count, officials estimated Wednesday morning, meaning it could be days until final results are available for close statewide races. Far more Maricopa County voters waited until the last minute to return their ballots than in 2020.
Arizona election results
Nov. 9, 2022
Many Arizona races are too close to call. Heres what to expect
Several high-profile and closely-watched races in Arizona are still too close to call as of Wednesday morning — and ballots are still being counted. And it could be a few days before we know the results of at least some of these contests. Here's a breakdown of what is known so far.
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Nov. 9, 2022
Phoenix voters share their worries as they cast their ballots
On a sunny Tuesday morning, voters streamed in and out of the Beatitudes Church where they cast their ballot. Voters from all walks of life came out on Election Day to make their voices heard for many reasons.
Nov. 9, 2022
Flagstaff City Council results won’t be known for some time
The city of Flagstaff has seven candidates vying for four seats on its City Council. And because most are write-in candidates, results won’t be known for some time.
Nov. 9, 2022
Voting snag in Arizona fuels election conspiracy theories
A printing malfunction at about one-quarter of the polling places across Arizona's most populous county slowed down voting Tuesday, but election officials assured voters that every ballot would be counted.
Nov. 9, 2022
Southeast Arizonans split on rural groundwater initiatives
Voters in southeast Arizona may split on a pair of initiatives that would have allowed them to form local boards to manage their groundwater supplies. Propositions 420 and 422 are similar measures for nearby rural districts, but early results suggest 422 could pass while 420 fails.
Nov. 8, 2022
Phoenix City Council races will be decided in runoff
Unofficial results show at least two out of four races for Phoenix City Council will continue next year because no single candidate received at least 50% plus one vote.
Nov. 8, 2022
Arizona congressional districts results
The partisan makeup of Arizona's U.S. House delegation and control of Congress itself are up for grabs Tuesday, with Republicans hoping to shift the state's 5-4 Democratic tilt by picking up two and possibly three seats. AP will continue to update returns as data is made available.
Nov. 8, 2022
Democrats hold slim leads in Corporation Commission race
Democrats Lauren Kuby and Sandra Kennedy are running in tandem for Arizona Corporation Commission, against the Republican team of Nick Myers and Kevin Thompson. Early results on Tuesday night showed the Democrats with a slim lead.
Nov. 8, 2022
Mark Kelly leads Blake Masters in U.S. Senate race
With control of the U.S. Senate at stake, the nation’s eyes remain locked on Arizona, where counting continues in the race between Democrat Mark Kelly and Republican challenger Blake Masters.
Nov. 8, 2022
Tom Horne leads Kathy Hoffman in superintendent race
In the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, Republican Tom Horne holds a roughly 8,500 vote lead over the incumbent, Democrat Kathy Hoffman as of Tuesday night.
Nov. 8, 2022
Fontes leads Finchem in secretary of state race
Democrat Adrian Fontes extended his advantage over Republican Mark Finchem on Thursday night and now leads by more than 100,000 votes in the race for Arizona secretary of state.
Nov. 8, 2022
Mitchell leads Gunnigle in county attorneys race
Democrat Julie Gunnigle conceded the race for Maricopa County attorney to the Republican incumbent, Rachel Mitchell, on Monday. Though all votes have not yet been counted, Mitchell has led Gunnigle for several days.
Nov. 8, 2022

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