Arizona Elections

2018 Arizona Election Candidates

Governor

Doug Ducey Photo
Doug Ducey
Republican
David Garcia Photo
David Garcia
Democrat

U.S. Senate

Martha McSally Photo
Martha McSally
Republican
Kyrsten Sinema Photo
Kyrsten Sinema
Democrat

Secretary of State

Steve Gaynor Photo
Steve Gaynor
Republican
Katie Hobbs Photo
Katie Hobbs
Democrat

Superintendent Of Public Instruction

Kathy Hoffman Photo
Kathy Hoffman
Democrat
Frank Riggs Photo
Frank Riggs
Republican

1st Congressional District

Tom O'Halleran  Photo
Tom O'Halleran
Democrat
Wendy Rogers Photo
Wendy Rogers
Republican

2nd Congressional District

Ann Kirkpatrick   Photo
Ann Kirkpatrick
Democrat
Lea Marquez Peterson Photo
Lea Marquez Peterson
Republican

3rd Congressional District

Raúl Grijalva  Photo
Raúl Grijalva
Democrat
Nicolas Pierson Photo
Nick Pierson
Republican

4th Congressional District

David Brill  Photo
David Brill
Democrat
Paul Gosar  Photo
Paul Gosar
Republican
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer Photo
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer
Green

5th Congressional District

Andy Biggs Photo
Andy Biggs
Republican
Joan Greene Photo
Joan Greene
Democrat

6th Congressional District

Anita Malik Photo
Anita Malik
Democrat
David Schweikert Photo
David Schweikert
Republican

7th Congressional District

Ruben Gallego Photo
Ruben Gallego
Democrat

8th Congressional District

Debbie Lesko Photo
Debbie Lesko
Republican
Hiral Tipirneni Photo
Hiral Tipirneni
Democrat

9th Congressional District

Steve Ferrara Photo
Steve Ferrara
Republican
Greg Stanton Photo
Greg Stanton
Democrat
Arizona's 3rd Congressional District candidates, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva and Republican Nicolas Pierson, debated Wednesday night in Tucson. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013.
More Arizona Election Coverage
With Kyrsten Sinema leaving the seat to run for U.S. Senate, the candidates to succeed her are Democrat Greg Stanton — the former mayor of Phoenix — and Dr. Steve Ferrara, the Navy’s former chief medical officer.
Oct. 11, 2018
Carolyn Warner has passed away. She served three terms as Superintendent of Public Instruction and ran in arguably the most interesting gubernatorial race in the past half century in Arizona.
Oct. 11, 2018
Backers funding the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona ad campaign are spending more than $3.6 million on advertising aimed at promoting Proposition 127 and defeating Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 11, 2018
A new study by the Grand Canyon Institute claims there are holes in Proposition 126, the proposal to end service taxes, and it's forming unusual alliances between political foes.
Oct. 11, 2018
A diverse group of opponents is coming out strongly against a ballot measure that would bar the Legislature from taxing services, saying it will decimate education and transporting funding.
Oct. 11, 2018
Maricopa County’s vote centers allow all residents to vote in them, regardless of where they live. But for many on primary day, checking into a vote center was confusing. The Maricopa County recorder said they’ve fixed that problem.
Oct. 11, 2018
Oct. 9 was the deadline to register to vote in Arizona, and that civic duty seems to have been a call that resonated with citizens across county lines. And just because someone registers with a particular political party doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily vote that way.
Oct. 10, 2018
Three candidates for mayor of Phoenix spoke at a forum at the Maryvale Community Center on Tuesday night. The activist group Poder in Action organized the forum along with several other groups.
Oct. 10, 2018
KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein and other panelists moderate a debate between Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson in the race to replace Republican Martha McSally. Kirkpatrick and Peterson are vying for the seat in southern Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.
Oct. 9, 2018
Mesa residents alerted the city last week that they were getting messages from a group calling itself "Democrats For Mayor Giles."
Oct. 9, 2018
Arizona’s Clean Elections system of public campaign financing has been under fire since voters approved it in 1998. Lawmakers and the U.S. Supreme Court have gutted some of its provisions, but the Citizens Clean Elections Commission remains in place.
Oct. 9, 2018
Early voting starts this week, and we’re less than a month away from Election Day. Over the weekend, the paper endorsed Gov. Doug Ducey for re-election over his Democratic challenger, David Garcia.
Oct. 8, 2018
Voters in Scottsdale will decide this fall whether to increase their sales taxes to pay for transportation projects. Question 1 asks whether the city should raise its sales tax 0.1 percent for ten years; that amounts to one cent on every $10 purchase in Scottsdale.
Oct. 8, 2018
Prop 305 for voucher expansion comes down to a "Yes," while a "No" ends lawmakers' deal to fund charter and private school scholarships.
Oct. 8, 2018
Arizona residents have until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to register to vote in the general election. Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said there are a couple other ways to receive a ballot.
Oct. 7, 2018
Democrats Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela, Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark are all vying to replace Greg Stanton, who resigned as Phoenix mayor in May to focus on his congressional race.
Oct. 4, 2018
Fife Symington, Arizona's 19th governor, is considering re-entering politics. The once pardoned politician could go head to head with a former foe over John McCain's open U.S. Senate seat.
Oct. 4, 2018
The deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election. But you can never register through a phone call.
Oct. 3, 2018
The executive branches of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. reached a new trade agreement earlier this week. But to put it into action, the congresses from the three countries still have to have to pass it — and in the U.S., the Democratic Party will play an important role.
Oct. 3, 2018
Grant Woods served as Arizona’s Attorney General from 1991 to 1999 as a Republican. But Woods has recently spoken seriously about switching to the Democratic Party, saying he’s having a difficult time being in the GOP in the age of President Trump, and he isn’t alone in the party switch discussion.
Oct. 3, 2018

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