Election officials are reporting a light turnout at precincts for today’s primaries.Read More »
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it will monitor primary elections in Arizona's Maricopa County.Read More »
An initiative measure for a sales tax increase has been certified to appear on Arizona's November ballot after checks of petitions found enough valid voter signatures.Read More »
The field of candidates in Arizona's 1st Congressional District race is narrowing.Read More »
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett holds an office normally associated with dry-as-dust election matters. But Bennett's handling of some of those matters produced notable political dustups for the former legislative leader who may run for governor in 2014.Read More »
A panel of legislators approved language for 11 ballot measures, including the proposals to raise sales taxes by 1 cent, after a contentious three-hour hearing on Monday.
But already, there are hints some of the panel’s decisions might end up getting challenged in court.
A mistake in the ballot language for the Quality Education and Jobs initiative could keep the proposed one-cent sales tax increase off of November’s ballot.Read More »
Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who helped pioneer the state’s online signature-gathering system for political candidates, has started using the system for his potential gubernatorial race two years away.Read More »
Southern Arizona Democrats’ hopes to have former Rep. Daniel Patterson replaced by one of their own were dashed today when the Secretary of State said the legislative seat will be filled by an independent.Read More »
Arizona is preparing to launch a new signature-gathering system that will fundamentally change the way political candidates go about qualifying for the 2012 ballot.
Beginning Feb. 1, voters will be able go online to sign nominating petitions for candidates who want to run for statewide office and the Legislature.