2018 elections

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, speaks to supporters, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at an election night party in Scottsdale, Ariz. Incumbent Ducey defeated democratic challenger David Garcia for his second term. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Dec 4, 2018

Watchdog group calls for investigation of $500,000 contribution to Ducey PAC

Citing campaign finance rules against shielding the real source of campaign contributions, the Campaign Legal Center says the Ducey Victory Fund Committee accepted a half million dollar contribution this election cycle from a shell corporation that was a front for an Arizona auto billionaire.

U.S. Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., smiles after her victory over Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Nov 19, 2018

The Breakdown: Free at last?

Election Month continues here in Arizona with ballots yet to be counted nearly two weeks since polls closed.

A worker prepares volunteers to verify ballots at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and Republican candidate Martha McSally. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Nov 12, 2018

The Breakdown: The end is near

Last Tuesday was supposed to conclude this election season, but in true Arizona fashion, the counting continues.

Stacks of voters' signatures were delivered to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office on Aug. 8 after Save Our Schools Arizona collected more than 110,000 signatures in three months. If it survives legal challenges, the referendum will appear on the 2018 general election ballot as Proposition 305. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 9, 2018

Prop. 305 defeat doesn’t end fight over voucher expansion

More than 1 million voters rejected lawmakers’ attempt to allow every public school student in Arizona to attend private or parochial schools on taxpayer dollars – but the fight isn’t over.

Nov 9, 2018

Dems squander record turnout, sky-high enthusiasm

Arizona Democrats' wish list included picking up a U.S. Senate seat, ousting Gov. Doug Ducey, picking up other statewide seats and flipping the state Senate.

In this photo of the Sept. 20, 2018, Arizona Corporation Commission debate on KAET-TV are from left Rodney Glassman, Republican, Sandra Kennedy, Democrat, Ted Simons, host, Kiana Sears, Democrat, and Justin Olson, Republican. The candidates are vying for two open seats on the commission. (Photo by Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services)
Nov 6, 2018

GOP Corp Comm candidates lead by less than 1 percentage point

The Arizona Corporation Commission will remain entirely red if tonight’s early ballot results hold true, but less than one percentage point currently separates first and third place.

House Speaker J.D. Mesnard (Photo by Katie Campbell/ Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 6, 2018

Arizona House Speaker Mesnard poised for move to Senate

Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard is likely going to be a senator, and perhaps the next Senate president.

Kathy Hoffman and Frank Riggs
Nov 6, 2018

Superintendent of public instruction race too close to call

Early ballot results signal a long night - and possibly week - ahead for the superintendent of public instruction candidates.

Nov 6, 2018

Pratt handily winning in Legislative District 8

Early voting poll results show Frank Pratt handily defending his seat in the Arizona Senate against a Democratic challenger.

Rep. Todd Clodfelter (R-Tucson)
Nov 6, 2018

Clodfelter out, DeGrazia in for LD10 House

The single-shot strategy did not pay off for Republicans in the Legislative District 10 House race this year.

Nov 6, 2018

Bowie holding on to Senate seat in East Valley

Early voting poll results show Sen. Sean Bowie defending his Senate seat against his old rival, Republican Frank Schmuck.

Nov 6, 2018

Epstein, Jermaine win LD18 House race; Norgaard out

Both Democrats in the Legislative District 18 House race maintained last night’s early lead and have won.