SOS reverses course on pursuing criminal charges for fake signatures
The Secretary of State’s Office won’t refer allegations of signature forgery and fraud that plagued the past election season to state prosecutors despite proclaiming there was ample evidence to seek a criminal investigation.
Billionaire identified as source of $500K contribution to Ducey campaign
Gov. Doug Ducey's reelection campaign is quietly conceding that a $500,000 donation listed as coming from a newly formed company actually was a billionaire who works for a company that owns more than two dozen auto dealerships in the state.
Ducey silent on knowledge of campaign contribution
Gov. Doug Ducey won't say whether he knows who is behind the single largest contribution to his re-election campaign.
Hobbs not inclined to play governor when Ducey’s away
When Doug Ducey crosses state lines, it will be “Governor Katie Hobbs” to you.
AG suggests measured words when making allegations of fraud in election
Attorney General Mark Brnovich warned Monday that people "need to be really careful when making serious allegations'' about election fraud or other issues or risk undermining democracy.
Ducey extols spending on his re-election
To hear Doug Ducey tell it, he got another four-year term as governor by waging a campaign based on his record.
Navajo Nation suit could delay final vote count
The Navajo Nation is claiming that the state and several counties illegally discriminated against tribal members and kept them from having their votes counted.
Incoming SOS Katie Hobbs to ‘take the politics out of the office’
Secretary of State-elect Katie Hobbs will push to take the politics out of Arizona’s elections office.
Democrats hope gains in House set trend for future
While all eyes were on the state Senate in anticipation of a potentially momentous Democratic power shift, it was the House of Representatives that saw a big step away from Republican dominance.
Gaynor concedes SOS race as remaining votes dwindle
Steve Gaynor finally conceded late Friday he isn't going to be secretary of state.
High voter turnout makes direct democracy more difficult
That record number of Arizonans who turned out to vote this year has a dark side for direct democracy: It's going to be harder for voters to propose their own laws or get rid of ones they don't like.
Arizona political ad spending hit record high – $129M
Spending on campaign ads in Arizona reached a record $129 million this year, part of a national trend that saw cable and broadcast election ad spending top $3 billion for the first time in a midterm election cycle.