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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Political Analyst Discusses Michelle Obama, Sanders Upcoming Arizona Visits
The question of whether Arizona is “in play” in next month’s presidential election has been a disputed one.
Oct. 17, 2016
Arizona Republic President Responds To Death Threats After Endorsement of Democratic Presidential Nominee
When The Arizona Republic endorsed a Democratic presidential nominee for the first time in its history last month, it received a lot of attention from political analysts and media outlets across the country.
Oct. 17, 2016
Arizona Voting Accountability Activists Not Concerned About Rigged Election
Samantha Pstross, with the Arizona Commission For Election Accountability, said she’s more worried about issues that could prevent voters from casting a ballot in the first place.
Oct. 17, 2016
Dems In Arizona Corporation Commission Race Say Utility CEO Behind Culture Of Corruption
The two Democrats running for Arizona corporation commission say the CEO of the state’s largest utility has created a “culture of corruption” and could be connected to dark money spending this election.
Oct. 17, 2016
Data Show Young Voters Could Impact Outcome In Three Arizona Congressional Districts
Three of Arizona’s congressional districts rank in the top 50 nationally for the potential of younger voters to significantly influence the outcomes.
Oct. 14, 2016
Cybersecurity Expert Discusses Voting, Hackers
FBI Director James Comey has said that voter-registration sites in at least a dozen states — including Arizona — were targeted by hackers.
Oct. 14, 2016
Senate Candidate Ann Kirkpatrick: Its Time For New Principled Leadership In Arizona
As Arizona’s U.S. Senate race enters its final stretch, Ann Kirkpatrick is digging in with her attacks on John McCain over his previous support of Donald Trump.
Oct. 13, 2016
Early Voting Forces Campaigns To Adapt To Changing Calendars
Ballots will be in voters’ mailboxes in the next few days, and early voting is already underway in Arizona.
Oct. 13, 2016
Tim Kaine: Arizona No Longer A State To Take For Granted
The political climate is changing in Arizona. Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine said Arizona is changing its political makeup to one of a battleground state.
Oct. 13, 2016
Maricopa County Voters Can Now Cast Ballot For President
Starting Wednesday, voters in Maricopa County can cast their ballot for the next president of the United States and other offices.
Oct. 12, 2016
American, Mexican Security Officials Seek Continuity After Elections
Top security officials in the United States and Mexico say they’re plan to create a high-level commission that will give continuity to bilateral efforts in the years beyond each country’s presidential elections.
Oct. 12, 2016
120,000 New Arizona Voters Have Registered In Past 3 Weeks
It doesn’t look like many Arizonans are planning to stay home on Election Day. The tally of new registered voters is now well into the thousands.
Oct. 12, 2016
The Problem With McCains Write-In Vote For Lindsey Graham
John McCain plans to write in Lindsey Graham for president this year. There's just one problem with that.
Oct. 11, 2016
19-Year-Old ASU Student Steps Up To Run Campaign For County Board Of Supervisors
ASU junior Zak Ghali is not only sitting at the Young Democrats table outside of ASU’s Memorial Union just about every day, registering voters and handing out bumper stickers, he’s running a professional campaign.
Oct. 10, 2016
Still Not Registered To Vote In Arizona? What You Need To Know
Today is the last day to register to vote in Arizona. It is also the deadline for voters to update their registration if they have moved or changed their name.
Oct. 10, 2016
Arizona Chamber Puts $20K Into Anti-Proposition 206 Campaign
The business community is finally ponying up some cash to fight the proposed minimum wage increase — but it's not much.
Oct. 10, 2016
5 Candidates Vie For 3 Seats On Arizona Corporation Commission
A new statewide poll shows Republican Bob Burns is leading in the five-way race to fill three seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Oct. 10, 2016
Tempe Polling Place Plan Draws Criticism
Voting rights groups are criticizing Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell over confusion surrounding a polling location in Tempe. But a spokeswoman for the Purcell’s office said county election officials have been trying to be responsive to constituents’ concerns.
Oct. 7, 2016
New Polls: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Neck-And-Neck In Arizona
A pair of new polls suggest that Arizona in back in play for the presidential race. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear to be in a dead heat with a little more than a month to go before the election.
Oct. 6, 2016
What Does Donald Trumps Sixth Visit To Arizona Say About The State?
KJZZ's Here and Now spoke with analysts Chris Herstam and Shane Wikfors about Trump’s message and whether his frequent trips to the state mean that the presidential election is expected to be very close.
Oct. 5, 2016