Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

NRSC scraps more than $2 million in ads backing Blake Masters

BY: - August 15, 2022

The National Republican Senatorial Committee last week canceled months of planned television ads in Arizona and is no longer on the airwaves backing Blake Masters’ campaign to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly. Television stations in Phoenix have published updated advertisement reservation forms for the NRSC showing that the group, which exists solely to get […]

Maricopa County

Arizona’s disabled community faces unique challenges on their way to the ballot box

BY: - August 15, 2022

Stephen and Mary Beth Wagner have always found themselves moving to a new place just before an election, making it difficult for them to get registered in time to vote.  But that’s hardly the only barrier the couple have faced: They are both visually impaired, and navigating Arizona’s voter registration system online and getting to […]

QAnon

Arizona’s conspiracy candidates

BY: - August 10, 2022

The man many believe was behind some of the infamous Q posts may have lost his bid to run for office in Arizona but a multitude of candidates with conspiratorial beliefs, including QAnon, won in Republican primaries this month, giving them a chance at being elected to public office in November.  Ron Watkins, the man […]

Navajo Nation presidential candidates Nez and Nygren announce their VP running mates

BY: - August 9, 2022

The ballot for Navajo Nation president is set, as incumbent Jonathan Nez and challenger Buu Nygren both announced their vice presidential running mates on Monday. Both campaigns hosted events at the Navajo Veterans Memorial Park in Window Rock, Ariz., on Monday to let Navajo voters know who their running mates will be.  Candidates only have […]

In legislative races, progressive victories spur excitement and anticipation

BY: - August 8, 2022

Anna Hernandez in some ways stands as a shining example of where the Democratic Party stands in 2022 — and what its future holds. A candidate for Senate in District 24, which includes Maryvale and a large portion of Glendale, Hernandez toppled incumbent state Rep. César Chávez in this month’s primary election.  “This is what […]

Karen Fann used Senate resources to campaign for Kari Lake

BY: - August 5, 2022

Senate President Karen Fann and the Senate GOP spokeswoman violated Arizona laws barring the use of government resources for political activity when they sent a press release calling on voters to “unite behind (Kari) Lake” in the governor’s race. Hours later, in the face of intense criticism that the statement broke state law, the Senate […]

COMMENTARY

The forever coup: Trump’s Big Lie is the coin of the GOP realm in Arizona

BY: - August 5, 2022

This week’s primaries helped show something: The January 6 hearings may well not end the Big Lie. The Big Lie is more than Trump now, and it is more than a revisionist project about the 2020 election.  The Big Lie is now part of the culture wars, and as such it has become more diffused […]

Kari Lake secures GOP nomination, setting stage for a November show down with Katie Hobbs

BY: - August 4, 2022

After widening her lead in the Republican gubernatorial primary Thursday, Kari Lake is certain to be the GOP nominee in November. Nearly 44,000 Republican ballots were counted Thursday in Maricopa County, and Lake’s lead over Karrin Taylor Robson increased to more than 19,000 votes from about 12,000 the day earlier. In the day’s tally, Lake […]

Stephen Richer

How Stephen Richer endures a job that’s ‘psychologically unfun’

BY: - August 4, 2022

On the morning of the first big election he’d ever run, election deniers’ most hated man in Arizona wore an easy smile and downed a Diet Coke while brushing off mean tweets, misinformation and angry emails. Just like he’s done for the past 20 months. Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer took office in January 2021 […]

Blake Masters abortion

Democrats launch campaign highlighting Blake Masters’ ‘extreme’ abortion position

BY: - August 4, 2022

Two days after Blake Masters won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, Democrats are launching an ad campaign about his “extreme” position on abortion.  “Three years ago, I had an ectopic pregnancy, and if I didn’t make it into the OR within a couple minutes, I was going to bleed out and die,” a woman […]

Kari Lake

Kari Lake declares victory in the Republican governor’s primary

BY: - August 3, 2022

Kari Lake said her slim lead in the GOP gubernatorial primary election would hold up and she declared victory Wednesday afternoon, even as more than 100,000 ballots were being counted in Maricopa County.  Lake, who leads by about 12,000 votes over wealthy developer Karrin Taylor Robson as of Wednesday evening, baselessly claimed that she overcame […]

Navajo voters decide on Jonathan Nez, Buu Nygren as the top presidential candidates

BY: - August 3, 2022

Voters on the Navajo Nation have narrowed down their presidential candidates from 15 to the two who will square off in November: incumbent Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and first-time presidential candidate Buu Nygren. All 110 chapters reported unofficial results after midnight on Aug. 3, and results show Nez got 17,073 votes and Nygren got […]

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

July 5

deadline to register for the primary

July 22

deadline to request an early ballot

August 2

primary Election Day

October 11

deadline to register for the general

October 28

deadline to request an early ballot

November 8

general Election Day

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