Arizona Election News

Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee speaks during the Rally To Protect Our Elections conference on...

Republican Arizona treasurer Kimberly Yee withdraws from governor’s race

Arizona treasurer Kimberly Yee announced Saturday she will be withdrawing from the Republican primary for governor.
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, voters deliver their ballot to a polling station in Tempe,...
Associated Press

No charges for 151 Arizona votes vetted over fraud claims

PHOENIX (AP) — A review of potential voter fraud cases in the 2020 general election in Arizona’s second-largest county ended Friday with an announcement by prosecutors that none of the 151 cases they reviewed merited criminal charges. The findings in Pima County provide yet another official rebuttal of former President Donald Trump’s claims that voter […]
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U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema delivers a speech on the Senate floor on Jan. 13, 2022. (U.S. Senate Scree...
Kevin Stone

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema won’t change Senate filibuster stance to pass voting bill

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona told the Senate on Thursday she won’t approve filibuster changes to pass voting rights legislation that she supports.
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Associated Press

Arizona lawmakers urge Gov. Ducey to use war power at border

A group of Republican state lawmakers and two former Trump administration officials called Wednesday on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to use war powers to repel what they call an “invasion" of migrants at the southern border.
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Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs to host election education campaign, town halls

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced Tuesday she is joining a nationwide education campaign to build trust in election officials. 
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Kevin Stone

Rep. Andy Biggs thinks Donald Trump will run for president in 2024

U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs said Wednesday he thinks Donald Trump, who is holding a rally in Arizona this weekend, will attempt to reclaim the presidency in 2024.
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Rally To Protect Our Elections conference on J...

Trump rally Saturday in Arizona to include Lake, Biggs, Gosar, Lesko

U.S. Reps. Andy Biggs, Paul Gosar and Debbie Lesko, and gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake are scheduled to appear at former President Donald Trump's rally southeast of Phoenix on Saturday.
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President Donald Trump listens as Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks at a campaign rally at Prescott Re...
Kevin Stone

With 1 year left as Arizona governor, what’s next for Doug Ducey?

Could Doug Ducey, who has one year left as Arizona's governor, be a future presidential candidate? It's not out of the question, according to one Valley political analyst.
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FILE - In this April 22, 2021, file photo, Cyber Ninjas owner Doug Logan, a Florida-based consultan...
Associated Press

Cyber Ninjas chief says he wants new firm with same employees

The Donald Trump supporter hired to run a review of the 2020 election in Arizona told the state Senate president he’s shutting down his company but working to start a new one with some of the same employees.
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona Senate President Fann reiterates audit goal was to improve election processes

Arizona Senate President Karen Fann reiterated Thursday that the goal of the audit of 2020 Maricopa County election results was to improve processes for the future.
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Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan waits for the Arizona Senate Republicans hearing review of the 2020 pre...
Associated Press

Arizona judge tells Cyber Ninjas to turn over records or pay $50K per day

A judge said Thursday he will fine Cyber Ninjas, the contractor that led Arizona Republicans' 2020 election review, $50,000 a day if the firm doesn't immediately turn over public records.
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Danny Shapiro

Hickman proud of Maricopa County Board of Supervisors’ work during election audit

With the 2020 election audit likely in its dying stages, Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman has no reservations about how he and the rest of the board handled the review that received national attention.
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County Elections Department Director Scott Jarrett (Maricopa County Screenshot)...
Danny Shapiro

Maricopa County elections officials refute all fraud claims from audit of 2020 results

Maricopa County elections officials during a hearing Wednesday provided a rebuttal to all claims of fraud brought forth during the audit of 2020 results conducted by contractors of the Republican-led Arizona Senate.
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Watch: Maricopa County elections officials present rebuttal to audit claims

Maricopa County elections officials on Wednesday are rebutting claims made during the audit of 2020 results conducted by contractors of the Republican-led Arizona Senate.
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Danny Shapiro

Bill Gates elected as chairman of Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

Republican Bill Gates was elected chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, promising he would have a heavy focus in 2022 on maintaining and improving the county's election system.
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FILE - In this May 6, 2021 file photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election ar...
Associated Press

Maricopa County election officials to rebut claims in Arizona ballot review

Election officials in Arizona plan Wednesday to present a point-by-point rebuttal of a partisan review of the 2020 election that former President Donald Trump and many of his supporters have used to promote the myth that Trump lost because of fraud.
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U.S. Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) speaks during a hearing at Longworth House Office Building on Sep...
Kevin Stone

Rep. David Schweikert confident Arizona Republicans will have good election year

U.S. Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona expects his Republican party to make a strong showing in this year’s elections, and not just because of redistricting.
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About one-third of Americans have responded to the 2020 Census, which was sent out in mid-March, bu...
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Report: Census undercount may have missed 1.6 million in US, 48,000 in Arizona

The 2020 Census may have missed more than 1.6 million Americans, about 48,000 of them in Arizona, with the undercount disproportionately falling on minority groups, according to a recent report.
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Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, center, is flanked by Ben Cotton, left, founder of digital security fi...
Associated Press

Lawyer for Arizona Senate election audit firm Cyber Ninjas wants to quit

The attorney representing the private company that oversaw the Arizona Senate’s partisan review of Maricopa County's 2020 election results is trying to quit after a series of losses in cases brought by groups seeking records of the “audit.”
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Associated Press

O’Halleran says redrawn Arizona district won’t deter reelection bid

Three-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran says he’ll run for reelection in 2022 despite a newly approved redrawn Arizona congressional district seen as more favorable for a Republican opponent.
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Associated Press

Referendum to block Arizona tax cuts can go before voters, judge rules

A judge has ruled Arizona voters have a constitutional right to decide a referendum in November 2022 that seeks to repeal tax cuts that were approved by the Legislature and signed into law by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.
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Associated Press

Arizona redistricting panel approves Republican-leaning congressional map

Arizona’s independent redistricting commission unanimously approved new boundaries for congressional districts that are likely to shift the state's delegation in favor of Republicans.
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Avondale Councilmember Pat Dennis recently announced her resignation effective Jan. 3, 2022. (Avond...

Avondale looking to replace council member following resignation

Avondale is seeking a new city council member following a recent resignation announcement from Councilmember Pat Dennis.
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Joe Pizzillo was chosen to be Goodyear's Mayor on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. He will complete former Ma...

City council appoints Joe Pizzillo as Goodyear’s Mayor

The Goodyear City Council unanimously voted to appoint councilmember Joe Pizzillo to be the mayor on Friday following the death of Mayor Georgia Lord earlier this week, officials said.
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