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Apr 10, 2023

Hobbs hires new communications director from out of state

Christian Slater, a veteran Democratic communications strategist, will be Gov. Katie Hobbs’ next communications director, the governor announced on Monday.

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Dec 31, 2022

Hobbs keeps donations secret for inauguration events

Hobbs, who touted transparency as part of her leadership, has refused to disclose which people or corporations are paying for her inauguration party.

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Dec 12, 2022

Hobbs taps more Secretary of State staff for governor’s office 

Several more top staffers from the Secretary of State’s Office will follow Secretary of State and Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs to the executive tower next year. 

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May 14, 2021

Death threats, harassment plague Hobbs, staff

Hobbs this month requested protection from the Department of Public Safety for the second time since the election.

Apr 12, 2021

Ducey vetoes first bill this year

For the first time since 2019, Gov. Doug Ducey brought out his veto pen today saying no to an election bill from Rep. John Kavanagh that passed both chambers unanimously.

Dec 14, 2020

Electors vote as lawmakers hold hearing on election

Arizona's 11 Democrat electors cast their votes Monday for Joe Biden even as a Senate panel raised questions about the accuracy of the vote that gave the Democrat the edge over President Trump.

Dec 14, 2020

Electors to meet as Senate holds hearing on election

The 11 electors pledged to Joe Biden are set to cast their votes today even as yet another court hearing is set in a bid to invalidate what they are doing and lawmakers look to see how the election was conducted.

Feb 2, 2020

Brnovich to take ‘ballot harvest’ case to Supreme Court

In new legal filings Friday, Brnovich told the judges that changing the rules now could have a confusing effect. He pointed out that early ballots for the March 17 presidential preference primary started going out Saturday for overseas voters, with the rest being mailed on Feb. 19.

Nov 22, 2019

Proposed law takes away elections manual changes from SOS

A veteran state lawmaker is seeking to trim the wings of the secretary of state, at least when it comes to enacting procedures for conducting elections.

Nov 13, 2018

Kennedy’s lead grows in Corp Comm race

The latest votes counted appear to put Democrat Sandra Kennedy close to being able to reclaim a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission.