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.
The politics of immigration are back in the front seat as the presidential race starts to move into high gear.
Jul. 15, 2015
John McCain now has a Republican primary opponent in his bid for a sixth term next year.
Jul. 14, 2015
Event organizers are expecting thousands of people to turn out on Saturday to hear Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speak out against illegal immigration. But some Arizona Republican leaders worry Trump’s message will be damaging for the party and the state’s image.
Jul. 10, 2015
The candidate list for August’s mayoral election in Phoenix is now official. Mayor Greg Stanton is only facing off against two opponents: Matthew Jette and Anna Brennan.
Jun. 12, 2015
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will ask a court to allow her to intervene in a case involving fines levied against an independent expenditure group by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, her spokesman said Wednesday.
Jun. 4, 2015
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
Jun. 3, 2015
Secretary of State Michele Reagan will no longer enforce a law designed to give targets of last-minute political “attack ads” time to respond.
May. 28, 2015
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has decided to jump into the 2016 Senate race to challenge incumbent Sen. John McCain — presuming McCain defeats any GOP primary opponents.
May. 27, 2015
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will have an uphill battle against longtime incumbent Sen. John McCain when she runs for his Senate seat in 2016.
May. 26, 2015
State Senator Catherine Miranda said she’s “strongly exploring” the possibility to run for United States Congress in Arizona’s first congressional district.
May. 26, 2015
Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said Tuesday she will challenge Republican John McCain for his Senate seat next year, launching an uphill bid to unseat the five-term senator in the GOP-leaning state.
May. 26, 2015
Lane said Thursday that he's running for a third and final term in office to tackle Scottsdale's challenges with "vigor, substance and success."
May. 22, 2015
The state Attorney General's Office is having second thoughts about its advisory opinion that said Arizona officials could use public resources to educate the public about ballot measures.
May. 15, 2015
Arizona's Citizen's Clean Elections Commission voted to more narrowly define what a political committee is and what it must do.
May. 14, 2015
Navajo Supreme Court Chief Justice Retires
Justice Herb Yazzie, who has come under fire for disqualifying a presidential candidate who refused to prove he spoke Navajo fluently, announced his retirement Wednesday.
May. 14, 2015
Glendale residents will vote whether to recall a council member on the ballot in November. Gary Sherwood believes he’s being challenged because he changed his position to support the Tohono O’odham casino.
May. 13, 2015
The political system in Arizona has tried to address a lot of challenges — including getting more people to vote, limiting state lawmakers’ terms and creating a more level financial playing field for candidates.
May. 13, 2015
New Navajo President Sworn In
The new Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye took the oath of office Tuesday.
May. 13, 2015
Navajo Nation President To Be Inaugurated Tuesday
On May 12 the Navajo Nation will finally inaugurate a new president. And many wonder how Russell Begaye will do in his new office.
May. 11, 2015
Navajo Nation Certifies Results From Presidential Election
Final results from the Navajo Nation presidential election show Russell Begaye winning nearly 63 percent of the vote to defeat Joe Shirley Jr.
May. 6, 2015

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