Arizona Election News

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Kevin Stone

New Arizona US Senate fundraising reports show surprising numbers

Incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Kelly is lapping Arizona's U.S. Senate field in fundraising, but the Republican cash race has some interesting twists and turns.
2 days ago
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Low-income voters cast nearly 44% of all Arizona votes in 2020, study finds

Low-income voters accounted for 35% of the 168 million votes cast nationwide in the 2020 presidential election, and in Arizona that percentage was 44, according to a recent study by the Poor People’s Campaign.
3 days ago
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Associated Press

QAnon figure Ron Watkins says he’s running for Congress in Arizona

Ron Watkins, a prolific promoter of false conspiracies about the 2020 election who is closely tied to the QAnon movement, says he is running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona.
6 days ago
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Associated Press

Judge again rules Arizona Senate’s election review records to be made public

A judge has rejected the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate’s contention that it can withhold a raft of communications between its leaders and private contractors they hired to conduct an unprecedented review of the 2020 election results in the state’s most populous county.
6 days ago
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Associated Press

Republican Arizona utility regulator joins race for US Senate

Justin Olson, a Republican on the Arizona Corporation Commission, announced that he's running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Kelly.
8 days ago
Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, right, is joined by Sen. Warren Petersen, R-Gilber...
Associated Press

Judge to review Arizona Senate audit records for possible release

An Arizona judge on Tuesday ordered the state Senate to immediately provide text messages and emails related to the Senate Republicans' partisan review of the 2020 vote count.
8 days ago
Recently elected Mayor Corey Woods, councilmember Doreen Garlid, new Vice Mayor Randy Keating and r...
SuElen Rivera

Tempe to hold first in-person council meeting in 18 months Thursday

After more than 18 months away due to COVID-19, the Tempe City Council will return to in-person meetings Thursday, for some officials, as their first formal council meeting in the Chambers in their current role.
9 days ago
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Griselda Zetino

Voters registered as ‘other’ keeps growing in Maricopa County

The number of registered voters in Maricopa County who identify themselves as independents or have no party affiliation is growing.
13 days ago
Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, speaks during a news conference after the Arizona ...
Associated Press

Republican-controlled Arizona Senate argues for secrecy of 2020 election review records

A lawyer for the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate told a judge Thursday that he would cause permanent damage to the legislative process if he requires lawmakers to release records about their private deliberations over the Senate GOP's review of the 2020 election.
14 days ago
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Bill Gates testifies during a House Oversight an...
Associated Press

US House Oversight Committee examines effects of Arizona election audit

Democratic members of a U.S. House committee on Thursday questioned Arizona officials on the potential damage that a partisan review of the state's 2020 election results had on trust in American elections.
14 days ago
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Sellers is sworn in to testify during a House Ov...
KTAR.com

Watch: US House Oversight Committee hearing on Arizona election audit

The U.S. House Committee for Oversight and Reform’s hearing on the Arizona election review is set to begin Thursday at 7 a.m. Arizona time. Watch it here.
14 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Maricopa County mails out 1.4M ballots for upcoming jurisdictional elections

Maricopa County mailed out ballots Wednesday to all 1.4 million voters eligible to participate in next month’s jurisdictional elections.
15 days ago
Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, center, Ben Cotton, right, founder of digital security firm CyFIR, and...
Kevin Stone

Cyber Ninjas CEO declines US House request to testify at Arizona audit hearing

The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing Thursday about Arizona’s partisan election review, but a key figure declined an invitation to testify.
15 days ago
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Associated Press

Arizona woman faces more charges for alleged election law violations

A Yuma County woman who was indicted last year for illegally returning four voted mail-in ballots that were not hers is facing three new felony charges.
15 days ago
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KTAR.com

Joe Arpaio announces 2022 run for mayor of Phoenix suburb

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be 90 by the time votes are cast, but on Tuesday he announced a 2022 run for mayor of Fountain Hills.
16 days ago
A forum with the 2022 gubernatorial candidates to discuss business and economic issues in the state...
Taylor Tasler

Arizona gubernatorial race candidates discuss business, economic issues at forum

The 2022 race for Arizona governor is already heating up as candidates squared off to discuss business and economic issues currently facing the state at a forum held Thursday.
20 days ago
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Torrence Dunham

Arizona voters poll shows Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly leads over potential GOP opponents

A recent poll of voters in Arizona shows incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly leading all potential Republican opponents in head-to-head matchups.
20 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Donald Trump endorses Kari Lake for Arizona governor

Former President Donald Trump announced Tuesday his endorsement of Kari Lake for Arizona governor, more than a year before the state votes to replace term-limited Doug Ducey.
23 days ago
Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, left, listens to Randy Pullen, right, the former Chairman of the Arizo...
Associated Press

Here are some claims/facts about Arizona election review findings

Here's a closer look at what the Cyber Ninjas included in last week's report on their review of Maricopa County's 2020 election.
23 days ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona voters poll shows tight party-lines margin in governor’s race

A new poll of Arizona voters found a narrow margin in their political preference for the 2022 governor's race, putting independents and undecideds squarely in the driver's seat.
23 days ago
Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, center, Ben Cotton, right, founder of digital security firm CyFIR, and...
Kevin Stone

Arizona AG reaches out to Senate, Maricopa County about election review findings

The Arizona Attorney General's Office is seeking more information from the Arizona Senate regarding the Cyber Ninjas-led review of the 2020 election in metro Phoenix and wants Maricopa County to preserve its documentation.
23 days ago
Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, right, speaks with state Sen. Warren Petersen, R-G...
Kevin Stone

Richer: Maricopa County to give ‘bulletproof’ answers to election questions

Maricopa County will provide "bulletproof" answers to the questions raised last week by Arizona Senate contractors who reviewed the 2020 election in metro Phoenix, Recorder Stephen Richer said Monday.
24 days ago
Arizona Senate Republicans hold a hearing review of the 2020 presidential election results in Maric...
Associated Press

GOP review finds no evidence Arizona election stolen from Trump

A Republican-backed election review in Arizona's largest county has failed to come up with proof to support former President Donald Trump's false claims of a stolen election.
27 days ago
Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, center, is flanked by Ben Cotton, left, founder of digital security fi...
Danny Shapiro

House Oversight Committee launches investigation into audit role of Cyber Ninjas

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is investigating the role of lead contractor Cyber Ninjas in the audit of Maricopa County election results.
27 days ago