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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
After audits and false claims of fraud, Maricopa County elections remain the same Ben Giles July 28, 2022
It's too late to mail your early ballot. Here's what to do Ben Giles July 26, 2022
A battle of endorsements in the GOP gubernatorial primary Ben Giles July 20, 2022
How would the next secretary of state handle future elections? Look back to 2020 Ben Giles July 19, 2022
Mike Pence endorses Karrin Taylor Robson for AZ governor Ben Giles
Associated Press
July 18, 2022
Survey bucks the conventional wisdom about AZ voter divisions Ben Giles July 1, 2022
Former U.S. Rep. Salmon drops out of governor's race Ben Giles
Associated Press
June 28, 2022
Survey: Arizona's likely voters support a functioning border, not a wall Ben Giles June 30, 2022
Tear gas fired on protesters gathered at Arizona Capitol Ben Giles June 25, 2022
74% of AZ voters surveyed support early voting options Ben Giles June 25, 2022
Arizona leaders react to Supreme Court overturning Roe Greg Hahne, Ben Giles, Matthew Casey June 24, 2022
Lawmakers approve bipartisan $18B budget Ben Giles, Phil Latzman
Associated Press
June 23, 2022
Arizona voters' top environmental concerns include wildfires, air quality Ben Giles June 22, 2022
Survey finds bipartisan support for water preservation Ben Giles June 20, 2022
Survey: Voters prefer investing AZ's massive surplus over cutting taxes Ben Giles June 15, 2022
Pence stumps for GOP candidates, and potentially himself, at the southern border Ben Giles June 13, 2022
Poll: Strong support for increasing education funding Ben Giles June 13, 2022
Superintendent of public instruction race: The candidates Ben Giles June 9, 2022
2022 Arizona treasurer's race: The candidates Ben Giles June 8, 2022
GOP leaders shop $15.1B budget to Republican lawmakers Ben Giles June 7, 2022
Axon halts plans for Taser drone as 9 on ethics board resign Ben Giles
Associated Press
June 7, 2022
Grijalva: Jan. 6 select committee investigation vital to 'protect democracy' Ben Giles June 6, 2022
Maricopa County to eliminate drive-thru voting Ben Giles June 3, 2022
Trump endorses investor Masters in AZ Senate primary Ben Giles
Associated Press
June 2, 2022
Threat of government shutdown looms as Arizona Republicans fail to pass a spending plan Ben Giles May 26, 2022