Arizona Elections

Counties allow voters on the mail-in list to also come in on Election Day and drop off their ballots. In November, about 168,000 people did this in Maricopa County. Those ballots took about two weeks to count.
Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion spending plan for the coming year.
Jan. 21, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey wants the state to start picking up some of the costs of providing health care for more than 32,000 children of the working poor.
Jan. 21, 2019
President Trump on Saturday proposed to restart the government by offering an extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in exchange for $5.7 billion in border wall funding.
Jan. 21, 2019
Arizona marchers inspired by successes of 2018 election, hope for Equal Rights Amendment ratification.
Jan. 20, 2019
A group of state lawmakers and activists proposed amending Arizona’s Constitution Thursday to include the right to vote.
Jan. 18, 2019
The government shutdown hit the four-week mark Friday, and negotiations in Washington are still stalled. Meanwhile, federal workers deemed essential continue to work without pay. That includes more than 1,000 workers at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center.
Jan. 18, 2019
The annual Women's March is this Saturday at the Phoenix Capitol. However, accusations about the movement’s lack of inclusivity has reached a head.
Jan. 18, 2019
For decades, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has maintained an agreement that gives the Maricopa County Recorder full control over elections. But the board is now considering the creation of a working group to analyze how Maricopa County can conduct better elections.
Jan. 17, 2019
The U.S. has strict rules on how soon after leaving office a retired or defeated member of congress can officially lobby his or her former colleagues. But many firms are eager to scoop up those politicos because of the relationships they’ve forged.
Jan. 17, 2019
The County Board of Supervisors directed the county manager Wednesday to form a group to make recommendations regarding "structure, staff and technology" for the county’s election operations.
Jan. 17, 2019
The Maricopa County Recorder said his elections department needs significant dollars for a new tabulation system.
Jan. 16, 2019
One of the major issues addressed by Gov. Doug Ducey during his State of the State address was a drought contingency plan. With a Jan. 31 deadline looming, Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers says he won’t be pressured into approving a plan he has yet to see.
Jan. 16, 2019
And, as the legislative session gets underway, The Show has been speaking with a number of advocacy groups to find out what they’d like to see get done in 2019, including Children’s Action Alliance.
Jan. 16, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s State of the State address included a laundry list of items — including some that continue to grab most of the headlines, like water and K-12 funding.
Jan. 16, 2019
The Takeaway: Calculating The Costs Of The Longest Government Shutdown In History
The government shutdown is now the longest in U.S. history, with no end in sight. And although it might seem counter-intuitive, shutdowns wind up costing the economy more money than it would to simply keep everything running.
Jan. 16, 2019
In his State of the State address on Monday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he wants to get rid of legislative immunity, a measure that protects lawmakers from arrest in certain circumstances. But some Arizona lawmakers think it should stay in place.
Jan. 16, 2019
Jonathan Nez was sworn in Tuesday as the new president of the country’s largest Native American reservation.
Jan. 15, 2019
When Representative Don Shooter was expelled by his colleagues during the 2018 legislative session — the first such expulsion in more than 25 years. It was seen as a sign that lawmakers had raised expectations for their colleagues’ behavior.
Jan. 15, 2019
In addition to Ducey's priorities, we wanted to find out what the Americans for Prosperity would like to see happen at the Capitol.
Jan. 15, 2019
The political power of evangelical Christians has been a long-time force in the U.S., beginning with the election of Ronald Reagan as president in 1980. But is their political influence as strong as it used to be?
Jan. 15, 2019

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