Arizona Elections

During the 2016 election cycle, Arizonans saw hours-long lines outside polling stations for the spring primary. The 2018 cycle saw improvements, but there were still problems with polling stations opening late and ballots being counted slowly.
The two gubernatorial candidates focused on education, the economy and the budget in Tuesday’s debate. This is the last debate before the November election.
Oct. 14, 2014
Speculation is swirling around the driving record of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, whose driver’s license was suspended for a time earlier this year.
Oct. 14, 2014
Early ballots will be in mailboxes in the next day or so and what some analysts call Election Month is officially on. But some candidates are easier to spot than others.
Oct. 10, 2014
Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law
A federal judge in Texas struck down the state's voter ID law less than a month before Election Day, characterizing it as discriminatory against African-Americans and Latinos.
Oct. 10, 2014
Most major intersections have political campaign signs on their corners. But since some have been up for more than six months—first for the primary election and now for the general—you’d be forgiven for not noticing them anymore and having them fade into the horizon.
Oct. 10, 2014
Early ballots started going in the mail Thursday ahead of the Nov. 4 election. Voters on the permanent early voting list and those who requested early ballots will be able to cast their votes in the next month.
Oct. 9, 2014
Navajo Presidential Candidate To Appeal Language Decision Against Him
A Navajo presidential candidate said he will appeal a case challenging his ability to speak Navajo fluently. A tribal hearing officer ruled against him Thursday.
Oct. 9, 2014
The Navajo Nation has run out of early ballots for tribal races in some areas.
Oct. 7, 2014
Navajo Presidential Candidate Will Have To Prove Fluency
A candidate for Navajo president will have to take a test or be called to testify to prove he’s fluent enough in Navajo to be eligible for the seat, the tribe’s Office of Hearings and Appeals decided Friday.
Oct. 3, 2014
Campaigns have spent more than $12 million on television ads in Arizona during the current election cycle. That’s a jump of more than 400 percent over the last midterm election in 2010.
Sept. 26, 2014
The Navajo Supreme court will hear arguments Friday about whether a candidate for the office of tribal president should be disqualified.
Sept. 26, 2014
Republican challenger Andy Tobin sought to gain votes during a 1st congressional district debate last night against incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick by arguing if voters oppose President Obama, they should oust her.
Sept. 25, 2014
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community recently wrapped up one of its last voter registration drives before the general election. It’s one of several efforts being held around the state to increase Native American voter participation.
Sept. 24, 2014
The Democratic nominee for Attorney General, Felecia Rotellini, has picked up what could be an important endorsement in her race against Republican Mark Brnovich.
Sept. 23, 2014
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission said it looks like evidence supports allegations that Attorney General Tom Horne used his staff to do campaign work on state time. The commission is moving ahead with its investigation to find out if Horne violated campaign law.
Sept. 11, 2014
Phoenix is one of five cities still in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Sept. 10, 2014
Navajo Nation Dismisses Complaints Against Presidential Candidate
Many Navajo voters complained that a presidential candidate should not be eligible to run for office because he doesn’t speak Navajo fluently. But the tribe’s election officials have dismissed these grievances.
Sept. 10, 2014
Navajo Presidential Candidate Doesn
The Navajo Nation requires its presidential candidates to speak fluent Navajo. One of the two candidates who won last month’s primary admits that he doesn't.
Sept. 9, 2014
The latest figures show only about one in four Arizona voters cast a ballot in the primary election.
Sept. 9, 2014
here’s a surprise change in the Tempe City Council race in the November General Election.
Sept. 5, 2014