Police: Mesa woman runs over husband for not voting
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.
Carmona, Flake campaigns spent combined $228,000 on Spanish-language advertising in Phoenix
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.
Congressional newcomers arrive in D.C., even with votes still being counted
A few thousand – or even a few hundred – votes separate the top finishers in three of Arizona’s nine congressional races, with more than 300,000 ballots yet to be reviewed and processed.
Agreement reached in ballot dispute in Barber-McSally race
An agreement reached Tuesday at least temporarily resolves a dispute over 130 provisional ballots that could prove decisive in Arizona’s last undecided congressional race.
Barber holding the lead but CD2 still up for grabs
The outcome of southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District back-and-forth campaign for the lead between Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally will decide whether Arizona chooses a Democratic or Republican congressional majority.
Today, a full six days after the election, the race had still not been called for either candidate. Barber was leading by 698 votes, or about .25 percentage points.
Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona’s 9th Congressional seat
Nearly a week after Election Day, Kyrsten Sinema’s growing lead translated into an official victory in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
With Sinema leading by 5,789 on Monday morning, the Associated Press called the race for the former state legislator. At the time the AP called the race, Sinema held a 2.7-point lead over Republican nominee Vernon Parker.
Dems pin hopes on Carmona as an omen of things to come
For the first time since the 1980s, Arizona Democrats had a fighting chance for a U.S. Senate seat.
And even though their candidate lost, Democrats are hoping Richard Carmona’s candidacy is a sign of a better future for them in Arizona, where Republicans have dominated for decades.
Prop. 116, business property tax measure, loses by double digits
Despite facing virtually no opposition, Proposition 116, an initiative to dramatically lower the property taxes that Arizona businesses pay on equipment, was rejected by voters.
Thousands of provisional problems on Election Day
Shortly after noon on Election Day, Paul Garrett walked into his polling place in Mesa, ready to cast his vote. But when he got into line and told the poll worker his name, he was advised that he had already received his early ballot in the mail, so he would have to cast a provisional ballot.
Republicans dominate Corporation Commission results
A likely Republican sweep of the three open Corporation Commission seats means the commission that oversees the state’s utility industry probably will consist entirely of Republicans starting in January.
Ballots continue to be counted, and Democrats trail by significant margins but still hold out hope that the results will change.
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