Arizona Elections

The Associated Press has called the race for Arizona's superintendent of public instruction for Kathy Hoffman. She joined The Show to talk more about this close race and what she plans to do next when she takes office next year.
The intersection of religion and politics has been a part of the U.S. since the dawning of the new nation in the late 18th century. To what extent is the separation of church and state an actual reality, and how many Americans truly believe it should be the case?
Oct. 24, 2018
The McCain Institute is calling for “mavericks” to cast their votes for human rights this midterm election. Kurt Volker, executive director of the McCain Institute, joined The Show to talk about the campaign.
Oct. 24, 2018
It’s just a few weeks until midterm election day on November 6. But, as you’re making decisions about who to vote for, the president of the National Association of Secretaries of State recently said that cybersecurity is keeping many of them up at night.
Oct. 24, 2018
Tuesday afternoon, KJZZ hosted a debate among the four Arizona Corporation Commission candidates — Democrats Sandra Kennedy and Kiana Maria Sears, and Republicans Rodney Glassman and Justin Olson.
Oct. 24, 2018
Former Arizona gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett is making one last legal effort to get the public to reimburse him for campaign expenses. Bennett is asking a judge to order state and county election officials to allow him to prove disqualified signatures are legitimate
Oct. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: With Midterm Elections In Sight, Record Amounts Of Money Spent On Campaign Ads
With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, candidates for office and political groups are pouring record amounts of money into campaign ads.
Oct. 24, 2018
At an interview on a Friday in his office, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wore a blue suit, red tie and black Nikes. I complimented his shoes and Brnovich said they get him flack from fellow Republicans. For Brnovich, the culture war over Colin Kaepernick does not tip the scale against being fiscally conservative.
Oct. 24, 2018
Bernie Sanders was in Arizona Tuesday, speaking to crowds in Tucson and Tempe. The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate stumped at rallies for David Garcia, the Democrat running for governor.
Oct. 23, 2018
As the caravan of migrants from Central America swells, President Trump has called them criminals and threatened to cut off aid to their home countries.
Oct. 23, 2018
Early voting is under way, but a record number of voters are expected to visit polling locations in Maricopa County on election day.
Oct. 23, 2018
Steve Goldstein, co-host of KJZZ’s The Show, guides a discussions between the four candidates running for two commissioner seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates public utilities in our state.
Oct. 23, 2018
A Democratic state lawmaker is asking the Arizona Attorney General to investigate whether cities and counties broke the law in their effort to fight a clean energy ballot measure. State Rep. Ken Clark has submitted a letter to Mark Brnovich’s office raising concerns about resolutions passed by local lawmakers around the state urging their constituents to oppose Proposition 127.
Oct. 23, 2018
The McCain Institute, a nonprofit think tank named after late Senator John McCain is calling for “Mavericks” to vote for human rights this mid-term.
Oct. 23, 2018
Arizona voters are deciding on five ballot measures on Nov. 6. On four of those issues, KJZZ's The Show invited people on both sides to weigh in. (There is no organized opposition to Proposition 125.) Learn more about each measure and hear the arguments for and against.
Oct. 23, 2018
Compared to other controversial Arizona ballot measures, Proposition 125 hasn't received much attention, but it could save taxpayers $275 million. There is no organized opposition to the measure.
Oct. 23, 2018
Right now, Arizona consumers pay state sales tax on most products, but not services. And that’s how an Arizona Realtors group wants to keep it.
Oct. 23, 2018
Independent auditors of the primary election in Maricopa County described some findings to the Board of Supervisors on Monday.
Oct. 22, 2018
President Donald Trump was just in Mesa, and former President George W. Bush and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney were also here in support of U.S. Senate nominee Martha McSally.
Oct. 22, 2018
This political season, there is a lot of debate about our state’s economy. Have the governor’s policy’s done us well? Have President Trump’s tax cuts hurt or helped local businesses? Even at the city level, the issue of pension reform is part of the conversation leading up to November.
Oct. 22, 2018
On Sunday, what is arguably the most significant Arizona Republic endorsement was released when Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema got the nod for U.S. Senate over Republican Rep. Martha McSally.
Oct. 22, 2018

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