Elections

2018 Election Candidates

As Arizona heads toward August primary election, KJZZ’s The Show is inviting candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests. Check back for updates after the interview airs on The Show.

Governor

Steve Farley Photo
Steve Farley
Democrat
Kelly Fryer Photo
Kelly Fryer
Democrat
David Garcia Photo
David Garcia
Democrat

U.S. Senate

Deedra Abboud Photo
Deedra Abboud
Democrat
Joe Arpaio Photo
Joe Arpaio
Republican
Kyrsten Sinema Photo
Kyrsten Sinema
Democrat
Kelli Ward Photo
Kelli Ward
Republican

Secretary of State

Michele Reagan Photo
Michele Reagan
Republican

Superintendent Of Public Instruction

Frank Riggs Photo
Frank Riggs
Republican

8th Congressional District

Sandra Dowling Photo
Sandra Dowling
Republican
Debbie Lesko Photo
Debbie Lesko
Republican

9th Congressional District

Steve Ferrara Photo
Steve Ferrara
Republican
Dave Giles Photo
Dave Giles
Republican
Arizonans will get a chance to vote in November on whether they want to alter the powers of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
Jul. 16, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 16, 2018
In 2016, One Arizona sent out an army of volunteers across the state and registered more than 150,000 new voters leading up to the election. It set a record for new voters registered in a single year. Now, they’re announcing a new voter registration campaign for 2018.
Jul. 16, 2018
One Arizona is a coalition of local groups that advocate for social and political change. The organization held a press conference at the Capitol Saturday in hopes of getting 200,000 new voters registered by October.
Jul. 14, 2018
After historically low voter turnout during the 2014 and 2016 elections, a new report finds that Arizona could encourage hundreds of thousands of more eligible residents to vote. The 50-state report encourages states to adopt policies that make voting more convenient.
Jul. 14, 2018
Frank Riggs, a former California congressman, is running for superintendent of public instruction, a position currently held by incumbent Diane Douglas. He says it’s time for a change in our state education department.
Jul. 13, 2018
A judge will decide whether lawmakers can ask voters to approve two changes in a law in a single act.
Jul. 13, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 12, 2018
With a staged backdrop of seized guns, drugs and even DPS officers with dogs, Gov. Doug Ducey brought together federal, state and local law enforcement Wednesday who praised his leadership on border security.
Jul. 12, 2018
As signatures are being counted for several citizen initiatives that were turned in last week, a court battle is going on over how easy it should be for voters to propose their own laws.
Jul. 11, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 11, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 10, 2018
At this point in the gubernatorial campaign, the division over abortion rights is breaking down along party lines.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Republican representative and his top staffer, Oliver Schwab, are both under a U.S. House Ethics committee investigation after reports that Schweikert's campaign paid Schwab and his consulting firm beyond the limit allowed by campaign finance laws.
Jul. 10, 2018
Steve Farley is running in the Democratic primary in the race for governor, and he brings with him more than a decade of experience in the Arizona Legislature, where he now serves as assistant minority leader in the Senate.
Jul. 9, 2018
Former State Representative Don Shooter has sued a former colleague, Representative Michelle Ugenti-Rita. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joined The Show to help sort this out.
Jul. 9, 2018
For $75, Arizonans can submit a 300-word argument for or against an upcoming ballot measure that will be published in a pamphlet that's going to be mailed to the homes of all 3.6 million registered voters ahead of the Nov. 6 general election.
Jul. 9, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 6, 2018
On Thursday Arizona saw a string of press conferences and watched as box after box full of petitions were unloaded at the state Capitol.
Jul. 6, 2018
Arizonans aren't going to get a chance to decide whether they want to legalize recreational use of marijuana, at least not this year.
Jul. 6, 2018

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