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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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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.
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.
Voices of young voters: Megan Pritchard on respecting others views
The last episode of The Show's Voices of Young Voters series spotlights Megan Pritchard, a 20-year-old who does not identify with any political party, and who refuses to judge others based off their political stance.
Oct. 27, 2022
Phoenix police arrest burglary suspect at Hobbs campaign office
A suspect has been identified and arrested after the headquarters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs was burglarized.
Oct. 27, 2022
Phoenix approves $10M for St. Vincent de Paul homeless services
The Phoenix City Council approved up to $10 million for the nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul to provide shelter and services to people experiencing homelessness.
Oct. 27, 2022
Maricopa County estimates 10-12 days to tally votes in November elections
Maricopa County officials estimate it will take 10 to 12 days before final results of the Nov. 8 elections are posted.
Oct. 26, 2022
Ward asks U.S. Supreme Court to step in on House Jan. 6 panel subpoena
Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward is asking for the United States Supreme Court to step in on the Jan. 6 committee’s subpoena for some of her phone records.
Oct. 26, 2022
Secretary of States Office responds to Cochise County vote to hold full hand count of election
Cochise County approved a full hand count of ballots along with voting machines for the midterm election. That, however, goes against Arizona law.
Oct. 26, 2022
Super Bowl committee, Cardinals mum on Kari Lakes NFL dare
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, and the Arizona Cardinals, are silent on gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake having dared the NFL to pull the big game from Glendale in February.
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Oct. 26, 2022
President Biden not giving up on Griner
President Joe Biden says the U.S. is continuing to negotiate the release of Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner from Russian custody.
Oct. 26, 2022
The Great Divide: How climate concerns are affecting voters choices
As elections grow increasingly divisive — particularly in Arizona — The Show decided to focus this year on issues, not candidates. And today we're focusing on those that we can really feel: climate and the environment.
Oct. 26, 2022
Monitors at ballot drop boxes draw complaints of voter intimidation
In May, following a presentation to lawmakers from True The Vote — an organization whose faulty research was behind the debunked "2000 Mules" film — Arizona state Sen. Kelly Townsend had some encouraging words for residents who wanted to act on baseless election fraud claims.
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Oct. 26, 2022
Jon Stewart presses AG Mark Brnovich on fraudulent 2020 election claims in interview
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich refused to tell talk show host and political commentator Jon Stewart that Joe Biden won the presidency. Stewart pressed Brnovich for this Apple TV+ show "The Problem with Jon Stewart."
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Oct. 25, 2022
Cochise supervisors greenlights hand count of election results despite warnings its illegal
The Cochise County Board of Supervisors voted 2-1 on Oct. 24 to require a full hand count of the election results on Nov. 8. This is despite warnings from the county attorney that the decision is illegal.
Oct. 25, 2022
Ducey puts more containers along Mexican border
Arizona has begun installing shipping containers along another section of the U.S.-Mexico border to fill gaps that aren’t covered by a border wall.
Oct. 25, 2022
Groups file restraining order against Clean Elections USA alleging voter intimidation
Two political groups that encourage voting for their members filed a restraining order against members of Clean Elections USA and its founder to prevent them from being too close to ballot drop boxes.
Oct. 25, 2022
Report: Arizona is ground zero for anti-government sheriffs
Experts are concerned about so-called constitutional sheriffs who they say are part of an extremist, anti-government movement that could threaten election security.
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Oct. 25, 2022
The Great Divide: Longtime lawmaker Art Hamilton on civility in politics
Art Hamilton served in the Arizona Legislature for over 20 years. The Show spoke to him about his long political career and how much politics has changed since he left.
Oct. 25, 2022
An independent on why no political party represents her
Many young people reject any party affiliation and instead identify as independent. And that rings true for 19-year-old Lydia Curry, a left-leaning moderate who isn’t satisfied with either major party.
Oct. 25, 2022
Penzone stepping up security around drop boxes
In an update, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone says his office is providing a significant amount of resources to provide security at ballot drop boxes.
Oct. 25, 2022
Lake appears on Clean Elections interview following fallout with Arizona PBS
Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake appeared on AZTV on Sunday for her one-on-one interview sponsored by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
Oct. 25, 2022
Russian court rejects Griner appeal of her 9-year sentence
A Russian court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner of her nine-year prison sentence for drug possession, a step that could move her closer to a possible high-stakes prisoner swap between Moscow and Washington.
Oct. 25, 2022

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