Arizona Politics News

AZ lawmaker wants to require students be taught of brutality of communism
A first-term Arizona lawmaker wants to require that students have to study what he says is the "brutality" of communism before they can graduate.
The State Of Arizonas Democratic Party
The Arizona Democratic Party would seem to have an uphill climb to be as competitive in statewide races as it would like.
Aug. 12, 2015
Campaign To Repeal Arizona Death Penalty Underway
A former Republican legislator and a Flagstaff doctor are launching a campaign to repeal the death penalty in Arizona.
Aug. 7, 2015
Laws Sometimes Put Arizona Municipalities At Odds With State
The fact that some cities hold municipal elections in off years was the subject of a lawsuit. After the Arizona Legislature passed a law to consolidate city elections in even-numbered years — the cities won.
July 31, 2015
Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Faces 2 Lawsuits
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is scheduled to meet Tuesday afternoon. On the agenda is a briefing on two lawsuits currently pending against the panel.
July 28, 2015
Chandler Voters To Get Ballot For Special Election
Chandler voters will be receiving a ballot in the mail this week. The special election calls for voters to decide whether Chandler should continue to have elections coinciding with state elections in August and November.
July 27, 2015
Arizona Clean Elections Commission Delays Vote On Dark Money Rule
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission on Thursday morning decided to continue looking at a proposed rule, which would require some so-called "dark money" groups to disclose where they get their cash.
July 23, 2015
Navajo Nation Votes To Relax Language-Fluency Requirement For Candidates
Navajo voters approved a referendum Tuesday that makes it possible for the tribe’s next president and vice president to be non-Navajo-speaking. The historic vote relaxes the fluency requirement.
July 22, 2015
Bernie Sanders Rally Draws Big Crowds In Phoenix
The progressive Netroots Nation conference brought Democratic presidential hopefuls to Phoenix this weekend. Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley tried to garner support among Arizonans.
July 19, 2015
Black Lives Matter Activists Take Control Of Presidential Town Hall In Phoenix
Activists took over a Phoenix town hall meeting with Democratic presidential candidates Saturday. The group successfully dominated the rest of the conversation.
July 18, 2015
Location For Bernie Sanders Rally Changes
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is making a stop in Phoenix and interest in his campaign has prompted a change in venue.
July 16, 2015
How Will Immigration Be Addressed In The Upcoming Presidential Campaign?
The politics of immigration are back in the front seat as the presidential race starts to move into high gear.
July 15, 2015
Kelli Ward To Run Against John McCain For U.S. Senate
John McCain now has a Republican primary opponent in his bid for a sixth term next year.
July 14, 2015
Trump Rally Moves To Phoenix Convention Center To Accomodate Bigger Crowds
Event organizers are expecting thousands of people to turn out on Saturday to hear Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speak out against illegal immigration. But some Arizona Republican leaders worry Trump’s message will be damaging for the party and the state’s image.
July 10, 2015
Why Isn’t Phoenix Mayor Stanton Facing More Opposition For Re-Election?
The candidate list for August’s mayoral election in Phoenix is now official. Mayor Greg Stanton is only facing off against two opponents: Matthew Jette and Anna Brennan.
June 12, 2015
Arizona Secretary Of State To Fight Clean Elections Over Fine
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will ask a court to allow her to intervene in a case involving fines levied against an independent expenditure group by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, her spokesman said Wednesday.
June 4, 2015
 Navajo Election On Fluency Requirement To Be Held July 21
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
June 3, 2015
Arizona Secretary of State Reagan: Attack Ad Law Out Of Date
Secretary of State Michele Reagan will no longer enforce a law designed to give targets of last-minute political “attack ads” time to respond.
May 28, 2015
What Ann Kirkpatricks Bid For Senate Seat Means For Democrats, John McCain
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has decided to jump into the 2016 Senate race to challenge incumbent Sen. John McCain — presuming McCain defeats any GOP primary opponents.
May 27, 2015
Kirkpatrick Faces Uphill Battle In Senate Race Against McCain
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will have an uphill battle against longtime incumbent Sen. John McCain when she runs for his Senate seat in 2016.
May 26, 2015
Arizona State Sen. Catherine Miranda May Run For U.S. Congress
State Senator Catherine Miranda said she’s “strongly exploring” the possibility to run for United States Congress in Arizona’s first congressional district.
May 26, 2015

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