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GOP leaders pressure Hobbs to donate $1.3M in excess inaugural cash
The top two Republican lawmakers want Katie Hobbs to put money left over from the inaugural celebration into a state account — where it can't be used to elect more Democrats.
Goddard, Romley call for investigation into Cochise County Board of Supervisors
Former state and county prosecutors are calling for a criminal investigation into the Cochise County Board of Supervisors who have not certified the results of the recent election.
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Nov. 30, 2022
President Joe Biden to visit Arizona on Dec. 6
President Joe Biden will travel to Arizona on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to visit the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company in north Phoenix.
Nov. 30, 2022
Judge tosses Hamadeh suit to have himself declared AG
A judge on Tuesday tossed out Abe Hamadeh's legal bid to have himself declared the winner in the race for attorney general.
Nov. 29, 2022
Former county supervisor disturbed by comments during election canvass meeting
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri said he was disturbed by transcripts of comments expressed during the county’s election canvass meeting held Monday.
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Nov. 29, 2022
Uncertainty looms in attorney generals race as legal battles continue
A legal fight between candidates for state attorney general could leave Mark Brnovich in the seat beyond the end of his term.
Nov. 29, 2022
Phoenix will hold a runoff election for 2 City Council districts
Phoenix will hold a runoff election in March to fill two council seats — one in District 6 and one in District 8 — because no candidate received more than 50% of the vote.
Nov. 29, 2022
What the legal, political fallout could be in Cochise County
Officials in Cochise County voted to delay certifying the results of the midterm elections. Now, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has asked a judge to make them.
Nov. 29, 2022
Voting in Phoenix continues as 2 races face runoffs
Two races for seats on the Phoenix City Council are heading for runoffs as neither candidate garnered more than 50% of the vote in November’s elections.
Nov. 29, 2022
This bill would protect same-sex marriage. Heres why the LDS church supports it
The Respect for Marriage Act would codify into law protections for same-sex marriage and religious liberties. And one of its supporters is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Nov. 29, 2022
Hobbs sues to force Cochise County to certify the election
Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused Monday to certify the 2022 election despite no evidence of anything wrong with the count, a decision that was quickly challenged in court by the state's top election official.
Nov. 28, 2022
Lake sues Board of Supervisors and the county recorder over public records request
Losing Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake has sued the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and the county recorder over access to public records related to the general election on Nov. 8.
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Nov. 28, 2022
Maricopa County certifies 2022 election results
Maricopa County supervisors voted Monday to certify the results of the Nov. 8 election despite a parade of witnesses who accused them of everything from corruption to being traitors.
Nov. 28, 2022
Cochise County GOP supervisors refuse to certify the 2022 election
Republican supervisors in Cochise County refused Monday to certify the 2022 election, a failure to follow state law that will soon prompt a lawsuit from state election officials.
Nov. 28, 2022
Despite mixed results from midterms, election denialism remains strong in AZ
Nov. 28 marks the deadline for all of Arizona’s 15 counties to certify the results of the 2022 election. But of course, election deniers and a slate of losing candidates here won’t let that be the end of it.
Nov. 28, 2022
Hobbs plans to work through partisan divide on issues that Arizonans care about
Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs has been busy building a transition team and planning her legislative agenda in which she will have to work with a likely more right-wing Republican majority.
Nov. 28, 2022
2022 election is barely over but a ballot initiative for 2024 is already afoot
Just over two weeks since the Midterm Elections, an effort to move forward a 2024 ballot initiative for open primary voting in Arizona is already afoot.
Nov. 28, 2022
Townsend subpoenas election info from Maricopa County, despite it being available
The head of the Arizona Senate Government Committee has subpoenaed Maricopa County officials for records detailing how the recent general election was run.
Nov. 25, 2022
Republican Gov. Ducey meets with Democrat Gov.-elect Hobbs
Outgoing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday that his Republican administration will ensure an orderly transition to Democrat Katie Hobbs, his first public statement on her victory.
Nov. 24, 2022
Arizona voters await final results to be certified Nov. 28
Though the race for attorney general is very close and will head to a recount, the state will has seen other races with even closer margins.
Nov. 23, 2022
Abe Hamadeh files suit over election results despite mandatory recount
The Arizona attorney general’s race will go down as one of the closest in state history. And there’s another twist as new legal filings are now contesting the outcome.
Nov. 23, 2022