Arizona Elections

The Associated Press has called the race for Arizona's superintendent of public instruction for Kathy Hoffman. She joined The Show to talk more about this close race and what she plans to do next when she takes office next year.
Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about the lone U.S. Senate debate between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, Joe Arpaio suing The New York Times and more.
Oct. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Politics And Protest — Hitting The Streets In The Trump Era
Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, millions of Americans have taken to the streets. Amy Walter takes a look at the impact of these movements and whether or not the energy they’ve produced will transfer to the polls in November.
Oct. 19, 2018
KJZZ hosted a panel of the Phoenix mayoral candidates on Thursday at Rio Salado’s campus.
Oct. 19, 2018
The unemployment rate in Arizona is exactly where it was a year ago, 4.7 percent. The numbers released Thursday show that’s higher than the national average of 3.7 percent.
Oct. 19, 2018
Four congressional candidates answered questions about the climate at town hall hosted by climate advocacy group Defend Our Future at ASU on Thursday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sat down with The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com’s editorial board Wednesday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Arizona’s current Secretary of State Michele Reagan was knocked out in August’s primary, so a new secretary will take office in January.
Oct. 18, 2018
Earlier this month, Taylor Swift ended her practice of not talking politics, and took to Instagram to formally endorse two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee. She is, of course, not the first celebrity to let fans know which candidates they support or oppose.
Oct. 18, 2018
KJZZ's Mark Brodie, co-host of The Show, asked Phoenix mayoral candidates Kate Gallego, Moses Sanchez, Nicholas Sarwark and Daniel Valenzuela how they plan to lead the nation's fifth largest city into the future.
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Oct. 18, 2018
Groups supporting Democrats have put up $2.8 million for ad buys and groups backing Republicans have earmarked $3.2 million for elections.
Oct. 18, 2018
After Gov. Ducey signed into law last year a measure to expand the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account — or ESA — program, a new group formed to oppose it.
Oct. 18, 2018
More money is coming to the Arizona Corporation Commission race.
Oct. 18, 2018
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.
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Oct. 17, 2018
There’s been talk for years in Arizona that the Latino vote here will turn the state blue — or at least a new shade of purple.
Oct. 17, 2018
Arizona’s Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sparred over health care during their debate on Monday night. Both candidates made claims about each other’s record on health care.
Oct. 17, 2018
The fight over Proposition 127 appears to be on track to set a record in Arizona: the most expensive ballot measure ever — and the money is pouring in from both sides.
Oct. 17, 2018
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Oct. 17, 2018
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
Oct. 17, 2018
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Oct. 17, 2018
All federal candidates just filed their latest campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission.
Oct. 16, 2018

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