Board of Supervisors

Cochise County, La Paz County, elections director, Trump, false claims, voter fraud
Sep 20, 2023

Cochise County elections leader who promoted voter fraud conspiracies resigns

The elections director of a rural Arizona county who pushed false claims that voter fraud was behind President Donald Trump's 2020 election loss is resigning five months after being hired.

Pima County Board of Supervisors, Cano, replacement, Villegas
Jul 25, 2023

Pima County appoints Democrat to House vacancy 

The Pima County Board of Supervisors filled a vacancy in the state House of Representatives Tuesday after appointing a Democrat who formerly sat on the board. 

Crosby, Cochise County, recall
May 4, 2023

Committee falls short of required signatures to prompt election to oust Cochise County supervisor

The Committee to Recall Tom Crosby announced last night, “with disappointment,” that it failed to collect enough signatures by deadline to trigger an election to oust the controversial Cochise County supervisor.

election, Yuma County, logic and accuracy testing, polls, voters, La Paz County, Maricopa County, Cochise County
Nov 7, 2022

Counties test election equipment to try to ensure accurate results

County officials around the state are reassuring the public that equipment has been thoroughly tested to ensure only valid ballots are counted for the Nov. 8 election.

Feb 23, 2021

Senate votes to add county supervisors in Maricopa, Pima

Residents of the state's two largest counties could find themselves with more people to call when something goes wrong. But it will cost them.

Hobbs, Lake, gubernatorial, governor, Clean Elections Commission, vote, debate
Feb 9, 2021

Lawmakers propose giving themselves say over election certification

Republican House members have introduced three measures over the past week to give lawmakers the power to reject election results.

Nov 16, 2020

Attorney for county says ballot hand count now impossible

A hand count of ballots from random precincts sought by the Arizona Republican Party in hopes of finding more votes for President Trump just can't be done, an attorney for Maricopa County told a judge Monday.

Nov 12, 2020

Fontes concedes Maricopa County recorder race to Richer

Maricopa County will have a Republican county recorder again after Democrat Adrian Fontes, the incumbent, conceded the race on Thursday morning to his challenger, Stephen Richer.

Jun 21, 2016

Maricopa County board adopts budget for fiscal year 2017

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has unanimously adopted a $2.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2017.

Nov 4, 2013

Republican candidates could benefit from their support of Medicaid

When asked how his vote for Medicaid expansion could threaten his chances at another term in the Arizona Legislature, Senate Majority Leader John McComish points to an Arizona Capitol Times newspaper hanging in a frame behind his desk “The risk of defiance,” the headline reads. “What will GOP senators’ ‘no’ votes on immigration bills cost them?”

Aug 21, 2013

Arpaio critic’s suit over 2008 arrest dismissed

A lawsuit by a critic of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over the critic's disorderly conduct and trespassing arrest in 2008 was dismissed on the day the trial was to start.

Aug 16, 2013

Path of Begay

New senator has lived in many homes far from his district

By all accounts, new state Sen. Carlyle Begay is highly qualified for public office.

He has impressed lawmakers, county and city officials and even the Governor’s Office with his credentials as a student of public health. And he boasts extensive work with American Indian communities as the vice president of [...]