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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
Kris Mayes defeats Abe Hamadeh in AG race Ben Giles Nov. 21, 2022
Hoffman concedes race for superintendent of public instruction to Horne Ben Giles Nov. 17, 2022
Election update: Close races, recounts, ousted judges Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Nov. 16, 2022
Katie Hobbs declares victory in Arizona governor race Ben Giles Nov. 15, 2022
Fontes says voter education will be key to combating misinformation Ben Giles Nov. 15, 2022
Katie Hobbs wins Arizona governor’s race over Kari Lake Ben Giles Nov. 14, 2022
Gunnigle concedes to Mitchell in county attorney race Ben Giles Nov. 14, 2022
Ballot counting continues as many races are still too close to call Ben Giles Nov. 11, 2022
Arizona ballots are still being counted. Here's why Ben Giles Nov. 9, 2022
Many Arizona races are too close to call. Here's what to expect Mark Brodie, Ben Giles, Lauren Gilger Nov. 9, 2022
Mark Kelly leads Blake Masters in U.S. Senate race Ben Giles, Alisa Reznick
Associated Press
Nov. 8, 2022
Tom Horne leads Kathy Hoffman in superintendent race Bridget Dowd, Ben Giles Nov. 8, 2022
Fontes leads Finchem in secretary of state race Ben Giles Nov. 8, 2022
Katie Hobbs leads Kari Lake in governor's race Ben Giles
Associated Press
Nov. 8, 2022
Obama, Democrats say democracy is at stake in the Arizona midterm election Ben Giles Nov. 3, 2022
Monitors at ballot drop boxes draw complaints of voter intimidation Ben Giles Oct. 26, 2022
Can candidates for governor rally their parties in Arizona’s midterm? Ben Giles
Andrew Oxford/Arizona Public Media
Oct. 21, 2022
The Republican and Democrat running for U.S. Senate in Arizona want to be seen as independent Ben Giles Oct. 18, 2022
Iowa man accused of threatening Supervisor Hickman Ben Giles Oct. 6, 2022
Former Arizona AG Terry Goddard tries to bring 'dark money' into the light with Proposition 211 Ben Giles Oct. 3, 2022
During debate with Fontes, Finchem claims 2020 election was 'irredeemably compromised' Ben Giles Sept. 22, 2022
Commission tries to salvage debate between Lake, Hobbs Ben Giles Sept. 8, 2022
Hobbs says she won't raise taxes, Lake says cut them Ben Giles Sept. 7, 2022
Katie Hobbs hasn't agreed to debate Kari Lake. She proposes this alternative instead Ben Giles, Nick Sanchez Sept. 2, 2022
Supreme Court: Senate can withhold some audit records Ben Giles Aug. 31, 2022