Ben Giles

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Senior Editor

Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Giles spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and three dogs. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
When his office debunked election fraud claims, AG Mark Brnovich concealed the reports Ben Giles Feb. 22, 2023
Arizona Gov. Hobbs vetoes partisan Republican budget bills, renews calls for negotiations Ben Giles Feb. 16, 2023
Arizona Gov. Hobbs' attorneys say Ducey issued more than $210M in ARPA grants illegally Ben Giles Feb. 15, 2023
Republicans on Senate committee reject ADHS nominee Ben Giles Feb. 9, 2023
Fontes, Richer criticize legislation that attempts to undo advances in voting Ben Giles Feb. 9, 2023
SB 1471 would create a man vs. machine test for Maricopa County vote tabulators Ben Giles, Lauren Gilger Feb. 2, 2023
AZ bill would ban future 'emergency' vaccines from school attendance requirements Ben Giles Jan. 30, 2023
GOP lawmakers know Hobbs will veto their budget. Here's why they're submitting it Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Jan. 26, 2023
AZ could get faster election results, but at what cost? Ben Giles Jan. 20, 2023
AZ budget talks have barely begun – and there’s already talk of a shutdown Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Jan. 19, 2023
Hobbs will be put to the test by a conservative Republican majority Ben Giles Jan. 5, 2023
Mark Kelly sworn in to new term as U.S. senator Ben Giles Jan. 3, 2023
Judge orders Cochise County supervisors to certify the 2022 election Ben Giles Dec. 1, 2022
What the legal, political fallout could be in Cochise County Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Nov. 29, 2022
Hobbs sues to force Cochise County to certify the election Ben Giles
Associated Press
Nov. 28, 2022
Cochise County GOP supervisors refuse to certify the 2022 election Ben Giles Nov. 28, 2022
Hobbs plans to work through partisan divide on issues that Arizonans care about Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Nov. 28, 2022
Kris Mayes defeats Abe Hamadeh in AG race Ben Giles Nov. 21, 2022
Hoffman concedes race for superintendent of public instruction to Horne Ben Giles Nov. 17, 2022
Election update: Close races, recounts, ousted judges Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Nov. 16, 2022
Katie Hobbs declares victory in Arizona governor race Ben Giles Nov. 15, 2022
Fontes says voter education will be key to combating misinformation Ben Giles Nov. 15, 2022
Katie Hobbs wins Arizona governor’s race over Kari Lake Ben Giles Nov. 14, 2022
Gunnigle concedes to Mitchell in county attorney race Ben Giles Nov. 14, 2022
Ballot counting continues as many races are still too close to call Ben Giles Nov. 11, 2022