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Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Giles spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and three dogs. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
2023 election results for bonds and overrides Ben Giles, Sky Schaudt Nov. 7, 2023
Tucson Republican Masters wants to represent this West Valley district Ben Giles Oct. 26, 2023
U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko won't seek reelection Ben Giles
Associated Press
Oct. 17, 2023
How bond and override elections work in Maricopa County Ben Giles Oct. 13, 2023
Lake enters the race for U.S. Senate with support from Trump Ben Giles Oct. 10, 2023
U.S. House Speaker chaos continues; Lesko supports Scalise for role Ben Giles Oct. 9, 2023
Voter registration deadline Tuesday for Nov. elections Ben Giles Oct. 9, 2023
Lake set to enter 3-way race for U.S. Senate seat Ben Giles Oct. 3, 2023
Biggs, Crane voted to remove U.S. House speaker Ben Giles
Oct. 3, 2023
Kari Lake to launch Senate campaign on Oct. 10 Greg Hahne, Ben Giles
Associated Press
Sept. 28, 2023
Leaked memo details unorthodox Sinema reelection path Ben Giles Sept. 26, 2023
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health director resigns Ben Giles Sept. 24, 2023
2 groups pushing for open primary system in Arizona Ben Giles Sept. 24, 2023
Congress seeks to avoid government shutdown by end of September Ben Giles Sept. 5, 2023
Mayes warns counties against GOP-led efforts to count ballots by hand Ben Giles Aug. 11, 2023
Hobbs supports helping cities with lost rental tax revenues Ben Giles Aug. 7, 2023
Mayes investigating Cochise County supervisors for alleged open meeting violations Ben Giles Aug. 4, 2023
Sens. Borrelli, Rogers pitch ballot hand count in Florence Ben Giles Aug. 3, 2023
Senate refuses to confirm dozens of Hobbs' nominees Ben Giles Aug. 1, 2023
O'Callaghan joins crowded Democratic primary in CD1 Ben Giles Aug. 1, 2023
Legislature returns to session with Prop. 400's future on the agenda Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles
Bob Christie/Capitol Media Services
July 31, 2023
Pima County supervisors appoint Villegas as new LD20 representative Ben Giles July 25, 2023
Hobbs announces funding for law enforcement in Cochise County border communities Ben Giles July 20, 2023
Attorneys for Kari Lake, Mark Finchem fined more than $120K Ben Giles July 14, 2023
3 candidates nominated to replace former Sen. Steve Kaiser Ben Giles June 27, 2023