Elections

Poll: Arizonans favor recreational pot measure by wide margin

If a proposed citizen initiative to legalize recreational marijuana makes it onto the ballot, it appears likely to cruise to an easy victory, according to a new poll that showed overwhelming support across party...

Groups try new ways to reach domestic violence survivors amid pandemic

Domestic violence support groups are trying to find new ways to help survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic and doing things ranging from reassessing how they set up shelters to simply trying to let people know they are still open. 

Welcome to battleground: New poll shows why Dems are bullish in AZ in 2020

New polling that shows Democrats leading the presidential and U.S. Senate races in Arizona demonstrates why Arizona will be one of the political epicenters in 2020.

For McSally, ‘inaccurate’ really means ‘unpopular’

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally continues to maintain that Congress has already sent enough money to Arizona cities and towns that are just now beginning to realize what the coronavirus buzzsaw has done to their budgets, and she said it’s “inaccurate” to say that she doesn’t support more federal aid.

While GOP hits Kelly over China ties, McSally had investments too

National Republicans are hitting Democratic Senate hopeful Mark Kelly over investments in the business he co-founded from a major Chinese business, but incumbent Sen. Martha McSally also had investments tied to Chinese companies.

Trump threatens Mich. over same policy Arizona will use on early ballots

President Donald Trump threatened to withhold federal funding from Michigan over a plan to give every voter in the state an opportunity to vote by mail in this year’s elections – the same thing that Arizona election officials will do this year.

GOP write-in candidates face steep challenges in Corp Comm campaign

Two Republicans have filed to run as write-in candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission, but face a difficult path as they seek to ensure that the GOP doesn’t concede a seat on the powerful regulatory body to the Democrats.

House resumes legislative session, looks to adjourn at week’s end

The Arizona House of Representatives is shrugging off the Senate’s attempt to end the 2020 legislative session, resuming its long-postponed business on Monday with a goal of passing dozens of bills before adjourning sine die later in the week.

Health care initiative resumes signature collection

Two months after it halted in-person signature gathering due to the coronavirus outbreak, a citizen initiative that aims to make sweeping changes to Arizona’s health care system is renewing its efforts.  Health Care Rising Arizona...

Ballot initiatives scale up for post-lockdown push to gather signatures

Since ending a brief hiatus caused by the coronavirus outbreak, three ballot initiative campaigns have ramped up their hiring of petition circulators over the past several weeks in preparation for their final drive for the November ballot.
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