Provisional and “late early” ballots take longer to count because they require painstaking research and several levels of verification before they can be tabulated. Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell said it’s just not realistic to expect every one of the 1.4 million votes to be counted by the morning after the election. And when there are close contests, accuracy is more important than speed.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
Whether Tom Horne is guilty or innocent of the many allegations he has faced in the past several years, his historic defeat in the Republican primary can be traced back to one fateful decision halfway through his first year as attorney general.Read More »
The Biggest Little City in the World is about to get a new neighbor: the biggest lithium battery factory in the world that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval asserted will create more than 22,000 new jobs and pump $100 billion into the state's economy over the next 20 years.Read More »
With the hotly contested primary elections in Arizona’s legislative districts over, the vast majority of seats in the Legislature are essentially decided. Most districts are heavily dominated by one political party, making the November election a mere formality.Read More »
Now that Doug Ducey has secured the Republican nomination for governor, many politicos speak of his primary win as a forgone conclusion.<br.
The state treasurer and former Cold Stone Creamery CEO locked up support from a broad coalition of GOP supporters early, out-fundraised his opponents, put millions of dollars of his money into his campaign when it mattered most and was able to withstand a massive negative advertising campaign against him.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.Read More »
In the days leading up to this year’s primary, we asked our readers to give us predictions about how contested races would turn out. The results have been tabulated and former Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams came in first, all alone with 34 ofRead More »
Former lawmaker Ruben Gallego’s winning get-out-the-vote effort in the 7th Congressional District extended to voters traditionally ignored by candidates in primary elections, a strategy that could be a boon for future candidates running in the same area.Read More »
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin narrowly edged his two competitors and snatched the Republican nomination to take on Democratic U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in November. But now his real challenge begins.Read More »
The happy pair cuddling under the neckers nook sign are John Marion Wikle (sounds like cycle) and his wife Margy, born Margy Lee Standage. Though this late ‘20s photo was taken in Los Angeles, John and Marion were Phoenicians who from the late 1930s to the 1970s owned and operated Wikle’s stationery store, a fixture in downtown Phoenix for 60 years.Read More »