Arizona Politics News

Hobbs vetoes bill to force some areas to dismantle encampments
Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill Monday designed to force communities to dismantle homeless encampments.
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Arizona To Host Marathon Of Political Rallies Before Election
As the final days before the election wind down, the presidential candidates are focusing a lot of attention on Arizona. Hillary Clinton and Mike Pence will be in the state this week, along with two campaign surrogates.
Nov. 2, 2016
Teens Are Next Generation of Voters; What Are They Learning From Election?
Some of the youngest voters in the 2020 election are in eighth grade this year. While they learn the nuts and bolts of how we elect a college (like how many electoral votes it takes to get the White House), they're also starting to define their political beliefs.
Nov. 2, 2016
Arizona Congressional Contingent On Hillary Clintons Latest Email Scandal
Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing in on the latest email scandal embroiling Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Nov. 1, 2016
Experts Raise Concerns About Maricopa County Voting Plans
Two experts contracted to analyze Maricopa County voting plans in the wake of long lines at polling sites in March, are predicting some voters could see long lines again on Election Day.
Nov. 1, 2016
Time To Put Those Early Arizona Ballots In The Mail
If you are still holding onto an early ballot at home, county election officials recommend you put it in the mail no later than Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Nov. 1, 2016
1 Million Early Votes In Arizona Have Been Submitted
As Election Day approaches, candidates have been pushing voters to vote early, and more than 1 million voters in Arizona have done just that.
Nov. 1, 2016
Where Do Arizona Democrats Stand With Napolitano?
Surrogates for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been making frequent appearances in Arizona in recent weeks — including Donald Trump Jr., First Lady Michelle Obama and the vice-presidential nominees.
Oct. 31, 2016
How Uncommon Is It For Ballot-Initiative Campaigns To Put Money Into Other Races?
A number of polls show voters enthusiastically supporting the passage of Prop. 206 by double digits.
Oct. 31, 2016
Group Pushing To Hike Arizona Minimum Wage Targeting Leaders Who Oppose Prop 206
Leading in the polls and with lots of money to spend, the group pushing to increase the minimum wage has now turned its sights to defeating political foes.
Oct. 31, 2016
Phoenix Business Owners Offer Different Takes On Minimum Wage Hike
Arizona’s minimum wage is 80 cents higher than the wage required by the federal government, but some say it’s not enough. If voters approve Proposition 206, the state’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $12 dollars an hour ($9 an hour for tipped workers) by 2020.
Oct. 31, 2016
Final Days Before Election Day Are Spent Double Checking Voting Accuracy
More than 670,000 early ballots have been mailed in to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office since early voting began. After the county’s tabulation machines passed a state mandated accuracy test Friday, officials are now counting those votes. That test is one of a string of security measures the county goes through to ensure that each vote cast will be accurately counted.
Oct. 31, 2016
Kids Pick Up Adult
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
Oct. 31, 2016
Battle Over Ballot Harvesting Continues in Arizona
With a little more than a week to go until Election Day, the battle over ballot harvesting continues.
Oct. 31, 2016
Clinton And Kaine Rally In Arizona Days After Trumps Seventh Valley Visit
Hillary Clinton will be in Phoenix Wednesday and her running mate Tim Kaine will be in Tucson Thursday.
Oct. 31, 2016
Peoria Voters To Weigh Permanent Sales Tax Increase
Peoria is about 50 percent built out and expanding. With developers no longer required to pay impact fees that help pay for public services, city officials said they have to find new ways to finance growth.
Oct. 31, 2016
Donald Trump Holds Rally At Phoenix Convention Center
Just days away from the 2016 presidential election, Republican nominee Donald Trump made a stop in Phoenix on Saturday. It was Trump’s seventh visit to Arizona.
Oct. 29, 2016
Election Unique For Millennials, Will Be 1st Time Theyre All Eligible To Vote
This election season there has been a lot of attention given to the two major party candidates. But this year, the election is just as much about who is on the ballot as who is casting them. Nov. 8 will mark the first major election where all millennials in the country are eligible by age to vote.
Oct. 28, 2016
Anti-Proposition 400 Group Files Complaint Against Peoria
A group opposed to raising Peoria’s sales tax has accused the city of illegally using public money to get resident to vote for the measure.
Nov. 2, 2016
Outside Party Spending Light In Formerly Hotly Contested CD2 Race
The last time Congressional District 2 went to the voters, current Congresswoman Martha McSally won by 161 votes. It was so close that it ended in a recount and was the last House vote in the entire country. Two years before, some 2,500 votes cost McSally her bid against then-Congressman Ron Barber.
Oct. 28, 2016
Trump To Visit Phoenix Saturday, Followed By A Visit From Clinton
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump will be in Phoenix Saturday. This will be his seventh visit since beginning his campaign last year.
Oct. 28, 2016