Election 2020

Census delay could affect 2021 redistricting

If Congress approves the U.S. Census Bureau’s request to delay the upcoming Census due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, it could take longer for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission to craft the next iteration of the state’s legislative and congressional maps.

Ducey has nearly $2 million to aid legislative allies

With Republicans holding razor-thin margins in both legislative chambers and Democrats looking to take the majority for the first time in generations, Gov. Doug Ducey has nearly $2 million to help ensure that his party keeps control of the legislature.

Schweikert campaign in the red, trails Dem challenger in money raised

Republican incumbent Rep. David Schweikert continues to trail far behind Democratic congressional hopeful Hiral Tipirneni’s fundraising for the first quarter of the year in the contest for a suburban GOP district that Democrats think will be winnable in 2020. 

Sanders drops out, but Arizona supporters say they are still in the fight

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his 2020 Democratic presidential bid Wednesday, but his Arizona supporters said they will still push his message of Medicare for all, eliminating student debt and raising the minimum wage.

Courts, election officials preparing for coronavirus

With a third person in the state diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, Maricopa County election officials and courts are preparing for a possible outbreak. An administrative order by the Arizona Supreme Court allows for...

Mark Kelly has spent nearly triple what Martha McSally has on digital ads

Mark Kelly’s campaign to oust Sen. Martha McSally from her seat in November spent $52,000 on Facebook and Google ads in six days leading up to President Donald Trump’s visit to Phoenix earlier this month.

New group forms to challenge McSally as too partisan

A new "dark money" nonprofit is knocking U.S. Sen. Martha McSally for being too partisan and not standing up for the needs of Arizonans. 

Trump rally tallies: President has unpaid bills for Arizona events

President Donald Trump brought thousands out to his rally Wednesday at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. What he likely did not bring was $145,000 to reimburse local governments for costs from previous rallies in Arizona.

Elizabeth Warren announces endorsements as AZ early voting begins

On the first day of early voting for Democrats in Arizona's presidential preference election, three women state senators announced they were endorsing Elizabeth Warren.

Invest in Education kicks off campaign to tax the wealthy for K-12 spending

The campaign to ask voters in November to raise income taxes on the wealthiest Arizonans to increase spending on Arizona public schools kicked off Monday, as more than 200 red-shirted supporters – many of them teachers – rallied at the state Capitol.
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