The clerical error that led to two different versions of a ballot measure was an honest mistake that did not confuse voters, and thus didn’t warrant Secretary of State Ken Bennett’s decision to bar measure from going to voters, the Supreme Court said in an opinion published today.Read More »
Election 2012 News
Following several close contests and two weeks of counting, Secretary Ken Bennett and other state officials today signed the official canvass and certified last month’s election results.
The move effectively ended the 2012 campaign cycle and heralded the start of the new one.
The controversy over a secretive nonprofit’s funding of two ballot measure committees put a renewed focus on campaign finance disclosure this year.Read More »
A review of the final 2012 election results reveals the projections for the newly redrawn congressional districts were mostly accurate.Read More »
With the 2012 election now in the rearview mirror, the results show that the number-crunching done last year by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission was nearly spot on.Read More »
For those who want to see more of Arizona’s Hispanic community participate in the political process, 2012 provided both a reason to celebrate and an impetus for continued effort.Read More »
In Arizona, Republicans are losing the battle over Hispanic voters.
Hispanic voter registration leans Democratic by a wide margin, and polling reinforces their support for Democratic candidates.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is holding onto his slight lead in his 2nd Congressional District race against Republican Martha McSally even as all the ballots in GOP-heavy Cochise County have been counted. Barber had a 709 vote lead as vote-counting resumed in Pima County early Thursday. The race remains too close to call.Read More »
Police in Arizona say a Mesa woman injured her husband by running over him with an SUV because he didn't vote in last week's presidential election.Read More »
Democrat Richard Carmona bought $139,200 worth of ads on Spanish-language television stations against $89,200 by Republican Jeff Flake during their tightly contested U.S. Senate race, according to documents kept by the outlets.Read More »