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.
Kris Mayes leads Abe Hamadeh in AG race
As of Thursday afternoon, Democrat Kris Mayes’ lead over Republican Abe Hamadeh is down to just 130 votes.
Nov. 8, 2022
 Katie Hobbs leads Kari Lake in governors race
The nation's last undecided race for governor got even closer Sunday as Democrat Katie Hobbs' lead shrank against Republican Kari Lake in the race to lead Arizona, but it was too early to call.
Arizona election results
Nov. 8, 2022
Arizona propositions results
Arizona voters decided on 10 ballot measures during the 2022 midterm election. AP will continue to update returns as data is made available.
Nov. 8, 2022
Judge weighing whether to block Clean Elections USA from using name
A judge is weighing whether to block the group Clean Elections USA, which has been monitoring ballot drop boxes, from using that name in Arizona.
Nov. 8, 2022
LIVE: 2022 midterm elections updates and results from NPR
Nov. 8 is the final voting day of the 2022 election. Key Senate, House and gubernatorial races are on the line. Follow NPR’s live coverage and results as they come in.
Nov. 8, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Arizona law on jury size
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to void an Arizona law that allows certain criminal trials to be conducted with juries of just eight people. The vast majority of states in the U.S. require 12 people.
Nov. 8, 2022
Why Councilwoman Ansari voted against security guards at parks
The Phoenix City Council approved a pilot program for private security guards to patrol 11 city parks at night. But critics like councilwoman Yassamin Ansari say it targets people experiencing homelessness.
Nov. 8, 2022
Judge denies GOP coalition request to keep polls open
A GOP coalition including the Republican National Committee has filed an emergency motion to extend poll hours in Maricopa County, Arizona — the state's most populous county — after technical issues temporarily impacted many of the county's voting machines.
LIVE: 2022 midterm elections updates and results from NPR
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Nov. 8, 2022
Penzone: Protecting free vote is unequivocal priority
During a press conference Monday, Sheriff Paul Penzone said his deputies will do everything they can to protect democracy on Nov. 8.
Nov. 7, 2022
County officials hold press conference to dispel rumors
Maricopa County elections officials held a press conference Monday afternoon to dispel rumors ahead of Election Day. One of the biggest misconceptions is that if ballot counting isn’t completed on election night, that’s proof of fraud. That's not true.
Nov. 7, 2022
DOJ will monitor 5 AZ counties on Election Day
Monitors from the Department of Justice will deploy in some states on Election Day on Tuesday to ensure federal voting rights laws are being followed.
Nov. 7, 2022
A new law on recounts could delay election results
Even though voting will end Nov. 8, the counting of ballots will not. And a new state law on recounts could mean an even later date before we know the official results.
Nov. 7, 2022
Elvia Díaz: AZ voters can’t afford to skip the 2022 election
As we head into election day, voter turnout so far in early ballot returns is lower than it has been in recent years. With the slate of crucial issues at stake this year, the editorial board of the Arizona Republic says don’t sit this one out.
Nov. 7, 2022
BBC Look-Ahead: Southeast Asian leaders to meet for ASEAN summit
Leaders of Asian countries will be meeting in Cambodia later this week for an ASEAN summit. For a look at that and some of the other key global stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Jonathan Frewin.
Nov. 7, 2022
Why this reporter calls AZ the center of the political world
Rachel Leingang of the Arizona Agenda asserts that Arizona is the center of the political world.
Nov. 7, 2022
Maricopa County Recorder: Dont expect full count on election night
Officials say voters should not expect a complete count by Tuesday. Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer said the number of early ballot drop-offs on Election Day will determine how long the count of ballots could potentially be.
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Nov. 6, 2022
Cochise county hand count dispute goes to court
On Friday, an Arizona judge heard from several witnesses who supported an initiative to a full vote count by hand of about 40,000 ballots in Cochise County.
Nov. 5, 2022
Cochise County settles lawsuit over curbside voting
The Cochise County Board of Supervisors settled a voter disability discrimination lawsuit on Oct. 31. In 2020, the Arizona Center for Disability Law filed this lawsuit on behalf of Kathleen Hoffard, a voter with rheumatoid arthritis who was denied curbside voting back in 2018.
Nov. 5, 2022
Citizens Clean Elections Commission asks for restraining order vs. Clean Elections USA
Though the group has been given stricter rules on how close it can be to drop boxes, the state commission says its name is causing confusion with a state organization.
Nov. 4, 2022
Months after Roe, AZ still grapples with how to enforce abortion laws
Arizona's abortion providers only recently received guidance on the procedure's legality. But questions still remain over abortion's fate here.
Nov. 4, 2022

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