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The ‘blue wave’ will make it harder for ballot measures to actually be on the ballot for the next 4 years

Posted by   /  November 13, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror Arizona is on pace for a record turnout in the 2018 midterm elections. With roughly 172,000 ballots left to be counted, turnout already stands at more than 60 percent, and likely will eclipse the 60.47 percent of the electorate that cast ballots in 2006. The surge in turnout […]

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McSally campaign official alleges ‘misconduct’ in vote counting

Posted by   /  November 13, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

KTAR.com As the 2018 midterm election stretched into a days-long event and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema grew her lead in the race for U.S. Senate in Arizona, the McSally campaign distanced itself from claims of voter fraud and other election-related conspiracy theories pushed by the state Republican Party and President Donald Trump. But shortly after the […]

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Candidates can’t count on recount in close races

Posted by   /  November 12, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

  By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Any losing candidate in the general election who is counting on an automatic recount needs to come close to winning. Really close. Related:Arizona GOP looks like ‘sore losers’ for vote challenge, political expert says In statewide races, there is a general law that […]

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Superintendent hopeful Frank Riggs has Twitter meltdown after rival declares win

Posted by   /  November 12, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

  By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times Falling behind his opponent in the election results, Arizona superintendent candidate Frank Riggs had a public meltdown on Twitter on Sunday night. Riggs, a 68-year-old Republican, called his critics punks and cowards, challenged them to compete against him in the gym, and accused them of denigrating his […]

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Mesa Council races remain nail-biters well after vote

Posted by   /  November 12, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune Against the backdrop of thousands of uncounted ballots at the county Recorder’s Office, the races to fill two seats on the Mesa City Council could not be closer in early voting results. At press time Friday and with 345,000 ballots yet to be counted countywide, Jen Duff was […]

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Sinema claims ‘insurmountable’ lead, Dems make gains in statewide races; Hoffman declare win in schools superintendent race

Posted by   /  November 12, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Featured News  /  No Comments

  By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror Kyrsten Sinema is declaring that she will be victorious in the U.S. Senate race, after votes counted on Sunday put her ahead by roughly 32,000 votes with only about 220,000 left to count, the first time since Dennis DeConcini won re-election in 1988 that Arizona will send a […]

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Pundits discuss election results in Pinal County

Posted by   /  November 9, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter Sinema’s lead over McSally was the first topic of discussion at today’s Pinal Partnership Election Recap event in Maricopa, moderated by Jordan Rose, founder and president of Rose Law Group. The all four panelists, Andrei Cherny, CEO of Aspiration, Matthew Benson, a director with Veridus, LLC, […]

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Trump fumes about ‘corruption’ in Arizona, suggests ‘new election’; Arizona parties settle their election lawsuits

Posted by   /  November 9, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Bob Fredericks | New York Post Democrat Kyrsten Sinema pulled ahead of Republican Rep. Martha McSally in Arizona’s Senate race on Friday, prompting an angry President Trump to cry “corruption” and suggest “a new Election.” “Just out — in Arizona, SIGNATURES DON’T MATCH. Electoral corruption — Call for a new Election? We must protect […]

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Do you think I could get elected?

Posted by   /  November 9, 2018  /  2018 Elections, By Phil Riske, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer A sizeable number of newcomers to politics were elected across the nation Tuesday, prompting me to believe I could be a winner too. In that vein, I am submitting a list here of the top 10 reasons you should vote for me in the next election, when I […]

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[OPINION] 2018 Arizona ballot measures in review

Posted by   /  November 9, 2018  /  2018 Elections  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) By Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group Litigator My favorite part of election season is seeing how ballot propositions fare. I find that ballot votes provide much greater insight into the future of politics than can be gleaned from candidate races. For example, despite losing his […]

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