Arizona Elections

Phoenix voters soundly defeated Proposition 105, which sought to end the expansion of light rail in Phoenix in the Aug. 27 special election, largely thanks to neighborhoods where light rail already exists.
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Navajo Presidential Election Still Up In The Air
As Election Day fast approaches, the Navajo branches of government are still trying to determine who has control over the electoral process. At issue is a presidential candidate’s fluency in Navajo.
Oct. 24, 2014
As the sun set on a recent weekday evening, a group of firefighters were navigating through a North Phoenix neighborhood. They were going door to door in opposition to Proposition 487.
Oct. 24, 2014
Friday is the last day to request an early mail-in ballot for the Nov. 4 election.
Oct. 24, 2014
One of the items on this year's ballot is proposition 304, which would raise the salary for Arizona's legislators from $24,000 a year to $35,000 a year.
Oct. 23, 2014
Maricopa County voters will be asked on Nov. 4 to approve a health care package that includes construction of a hospital to replace an aging medical center that serves low-income patients.
Oct. 23, 2014
Navajo Supreme Court Kicks Presidential Candidate Off The Ballot
The Navajo Supreme Court has disqualified a presidential candidate because he doesn’t speak fluent Navajo, a requirement for the tribe’s top office. But questions remain about the election going forward.
Oct. 22, 2014
This November, Arizona voters will choose between two very different candidates to be the new Superintendent of Public Instruction. It’s a position that has seen its share of controversy recently.
Oct. 22, 2014
Dozens of school board elections around the Valley are being canceled due to a lack of candidates.
Oct. 21, 2014
Two seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission are up for election in November, and with solar at the forefront special interest groups are spending big money in hopes of swaying the outcome.
Oct. 16, 2014
A printing error is being blamed for hundreds of mismarked early ballots. The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office said some ballots had the wrong names on the return envelopes.
Oct. 15, 2014
The two gubernatorial candidates focused on education, the economy and the budget in Tuesday’s debate. This is the last debate before the November election.
Oct. 14, 2014
Speculation is swirling around the driving record of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, whose driver’s license was suspended for a time earlier this year.
Oct. 14, 2014
Early ballots will be in mailboxes in the next day or so and what some analysts call Election Month is officially on. But some candidates are easier to spot than others.
Oct. 10, 2014
Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law
A federal judge in Texas struck down the state's voter ID law less than a month before Election Day, characterizing it as discriminatory against African-Americans and Latinos.
Oct. 10, 2014
Most major intersections have political campaign signs on their corners. But since some have been up for more than six months—first for the primary election and now for the general—you’d be forgiven for not noticing them anymore and having them fade into the horizon.
Oct. 10, 2014
Early ballots started going in the mail Thursday ahead of the Nov. 4 election. Voters on the permanent early voting list and those who requested early ballots will be able to cast their votes in the next month.
Oct. 9, 2014
Navajo Presidential Candidate To Appeal Language Decision Against Him
A Navajo presidential candidate said he will appeal a case challenging his ability to speak Navajo fluently. A tribal hearing officer ruled against him Thursday.
Oct. 9, 2014
The Navajo Nation has run out of early ballots for tribal races in some areas.
Oct. 7, 2014
Navajo Presidential Candidate Will Have To Prove Fluency
A candidate for Navajo president will have to take a test or be called to testify to prove he’s fluent enough in Navajo to be eligible for the seat, the tribe’s Office of Hearings and Appeals decided Friday.
Oct. 3, 2014
Campaigns have spent more than $12 million on television ads in Arizona during the current election cycle. That’s a jump of more than 400 percent over the last midterm election in 2010.
Sept. 26, 2014