For many candidates, the Aug. 28 primary election settled whether they will join next year’s state Legislature. But for others, the results merely signaled that they will be part of bigger matchups in the general election. At least five Senate seats will be fiercely contested this November, based on an analysis by the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »
Back-to-back court hearings are scheduled Thursday on dueling lawsuits over whether Arizona voters will decide the fate of an initiative proposal to dramatically change how the state conducts primary elections.Read More »
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it will monitor primary elections in Arizona's Maricopa County.Read More »
Independents may make up a third of Arizona’s registered voters, but their influence on the upcoming primary elections won’t come close to matching their numbers.Read More »
The Pima County Recorder's Office is mailing out a record number of early ballots for the Aug. 28 primary election.Read More »
In Arizona, Mexican immigrant Carlos Gomez backs Republican Mitt Romney because he's more conservative on social issues than his Democratic opponent.Read More »
The state of Arizona asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to let the state's requirement that people prove their citizenship in order to register to vote remain in effect during the current election cycle.Read More »
Supporters of a proposed state constitutional amendment to change how Arizona conducts its primary elections say they have collected enough voter signatures to get it on the November ballot.Read More »
More than half of the 1.9 million registered voters in Arizona's most populous county are now signed up to automatically receive ballots for early voting.Read More »
The race is on to woo voters for a slate of ballot measures passed by the 50th Legislature on property taxes, government financing, trust land and states’ rights.
Some of the seven propositions on the November 2012 ballot have dry subjects that might be difficult to grasp, making it all the more important for backers to get organized and present a coherent message, said David Berman, a professor at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute of Public Policy.