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SuElen Rivera

Former Arizona AG says not certifying an election is a criminal violation

Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard on Tuesday said there are criminal consequences for those who neglect to certify an election.
8 hours ago
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer (left) and Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates discuss...
Kevin Stone

Maricopa County officials say they have fix for ballot tabulator issues

Officials say printer settings were to blame for ballot tabulator issues that impacted voters at over a quarter of Maricopa County’s vote centers on Election Day.
22 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Blake Masters says Arizona vote location watchers should follow the law, continue filming others

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Blake Masters is OK with people watching vote locations as long as they follow the law, a view that some Maricopa County officials disagree with.
1 month ago
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SuElen Rivera

Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman names biggest success of tenure

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman on Monday named her biggest success in office and acknowledged an area where more could have been done.
1 month ago
Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly, left, and his Republican challenger Blake Masters, right, arriv...
Danny Shapiro

Blake Masters disputes poll that says Mark Kelly has double-digit lead in race for US Senate

Blake Masters is disputing a poll released this week that has Democratic incumbent Mark Kelly with a double-digit lead in the U.S. Senate race.
2 months ago
Arizona Secretary of State Republican candidate Mark Finchem listens to instructions prior to debat...
Kevin Stone

Arizona GOP secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem explains prior use of early voting

Mark Finchem, the GOP nominee for Arizona secretary of state, explained Thursday why he regularly voted early until this year.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Blake Masters believes DeSantis’ decision to send migrants to Martha’s Vineyard a necessary stunt

Blake Masters believes Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' recent move to fly Venezuelan migrants to Martha's Vineyard was a necessary stunt that put more eyes on the country's issues at the southern border.
2 months ago
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Alex Weiner

Adrian Fontes says Arizona needs a serious secretary of state, not a conspiracy theorist

Adrian Fontes noted that disagreements on policy are normal, but having conspiracy theorists in office is dangerous.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Mesa elementary school teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

An East Valley school teacher was named KTAR News 92.3 FM's Gaydos and Chad Show's Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for August, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
3 months ago
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KTAR.com

Here’s what Arizona AG candidate Abraham Hamadeh says about qualifications, other issues

Republican Abraham Hamadeh says he has the experience necessary to be Arizona’s next attorney general despite his relatively young age.
3 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Ducey, Yuma mayor pleased with border barrier, hopeful it continues to funnel migrants

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls are pleased with the functionality of a new border barrier they hope will continue to funnel migrants into select areas.
3 months ago
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KTAR.com

Democratic Arizona AG nominee Kris Mayes wants to depoliticize position if elected

Democratic Arizona Attorney General nominee Kris Mayes wants to take politics out of the position if she's elected as the top legal official in the state.
3 months ago
Democrat Julie Gunnigle, left, and Republican Rachel Mitchell...
Kevin Stone

Democratic Maricopa County attorney candidate calls gun plea policy a ‘campaign ploy’

Julie Gunnigle, the Democratic nominee for Maricopa County attorney, called a new gun crime plea policy enacted by her opponent an unrealistic “campaign ploy.”
3 months ago
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KTAR.com

Here’s what Arizona’s candidates for superintendent of public instruction say on critical race theory

Arizona's candidates for superintendent of public instruction have differing opinions on the impact of critical race theory in the state's schools.
3 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Yuma mayor says shipping container border wall makes his city safer

Yuma’s mayor said Wednesday his southern Arizona city is safer now that active areas of open border have been blocked off by shipping containers.
3 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Fontes says uncertainty in election processes has added pressure to Arizona secretary of state race

Democratic candidate Adrian Fontes believes an injection of uncertainty into election processes has heightened the pressure on Arizona's secretary of state race.
3 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Former Homeland Security counsel thinks Arizona Gov. Ducey’s border barrier is ‘a stupid idea’

A former Department of Homeland Security counsel under Barack Obama isn't fond of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's recent barrier additions at the U.S.-Mexico border.
3 months ago
This photo provided of Univision Arizona shows empty shipping containers toppled over Sunday overni...
KTAR.com

Here’s why a portion of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s new border wall was temporarily knocked over

Within days of announcing action to fill in border wall gaps near Yuma, a portion of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's new barrier was temporarily knocked over Monday morning. Here's the explanation from the governor's office.
4 months ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona DHS director says state couldn’t wait on shipping container wall at southern border

With a high number of migrants crossing the border, Tim Roemer said Arizona couldn't wait any longer to use the shipping containers.
4 months ago
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KTAR.com

Listen: Arizona candidates join KTAR News to discuss platforms ahead of general election

Arizona political candidates are joining KTAR News until the general election to discuss their platforms and why they are the best fit for the role.
4 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona school district moves to 4-day weeks to boost teacher recruitment, retention

An Arizona school district moved to four-day weeks this year in an effort to boost teacher recruitment and retention and it's working, according to one principal.
4 months ago
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KTAR.com

Abraham Hamadeh’s GOP Arizona Attorney General primary win another Trump victory

Abraham Hamadeh won the Republican nomination for the Arizona Attorney General race in Tuesday's primary, securing another victory for a Donald Trump-backed candidate.
4 months ago
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Bill Gates testifies during a House Oversight an...
Torrence Dunham

GOP Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates: Party may need to lose to ‘find itself again’

Republican Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates said Thursday the party may need to lose in order to move away from candidates who deny election results.
4 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Matt Salmon doubts Kari Lake could win Arizona gubernatorial race in general election

Former congressman Matt Salmon said Thursday he doesn't think Kari Lake would win the general election for governor in Arizona if she were to get past Tuesday's primary.
4 months ago