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.
Mark Finchem was much closer to the Jan. 6 insurrection than he claimed
Newly discovered footage taken during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot shows Arizona GOP legislator Mark Finchem was much closer to the day’s violence than he has previously claimed.
Regent, developer Karrin Taylor Robson joins race for governor
The Republican primary for governor got busy in a hurry after Karrin Taylor Robson, a developer and member of the Arizona Board of Regents, became the second GOP candidate to announce in a day.
Proposal would create more, smaller House districts
It is often said the government that is closest to the people serves them best, and one state senator wants to help lawmakers get a bit closer to the people by reducing the size of their districts.
A purple Maricopa County means Republicans need to find a center that may no longer exist
There was no blue wave in 2020. Not in Maricopa County, anyway. But there wasn’t a red wall, either.
Monday Musings: All eyes on how Sinema handles impeachment
Columnist Chris Herstam weighs in on what's happening in Arizona politics and uses his 40 years of experience in and around government to help you understand what's happening behind the scenes and why it's important.