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Nationwide voting by mail will be a massive undertaking say those who’ve done it

Posted by   /  March 27, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Coronavirus  /  No Comments

By Joseph Marks with Tonya Riley | The Washington Post It will take a massive effort of time and resources to increase voting by mail across the nation if the coronavirus pandemic is still jeopardizing in-person voting in November.  And the $400 million appropriated by Congress is nowhere near enough to make it feasible.  That’s […]

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2 high Arizona officials in a clash over response to COVID-19

Posted by   /  March 25, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Coronavirus  /  No Comments

By Kevin Stone | KTAR Arizona’s top elections official on Wednesday accused the state’s top legal officer of “political grandstanding” by opposing her plan to restrict how candidates can file nominating petitions during the COVID-19 outbreak. On Friday, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, a Democrat, said her office would accept the filings, which are due […]

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Pro-McSally group reserves $7.7M TV ad buy for autumn

Posted by   /  March 25, 2020  /  2020 Elections  /  No Comments

A conservative PAC called Defend Arizona sent this mailer out to some Arizona residents, which at first shows Phoenix and then, when tilted, shows a nuclear mushroom cloud in the city’s place./Defend Arizona Most expensive race in the nation Arizona is, indeed, going to be home to the most expensive Senate race in the nation. […]

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Buckeye’s mayor is retiring. Here’s who’s running for his seat and for 3 city council seats

Posted by   /  March 24, 2020  /  2020 Elections  /  No Comments

By Joshua Bowling | Arizona Republic  Buckeye will have a new mayor as political mainstay Jackie Meck has chosen not to run for reelection. Meck, 78, was born and raised in Buckeye. He’s been an institution in the suburb off Interstate 10 southwest of Phoenix for decades. Councilman Eric Orsborn, who represents District 6 which […]

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Short legislative session threatens multitude of ballot proposals

Posted by   /  March 21, 2020  /  2020 Elections, 2020 Legislature  /  No Comments

By Dillon Rosenblatt  March 20, 2020 An early adjournment to the Legislature to avert the spread of COVID-19 would effectively kill a host of proposed ballot referrals. There are more than a dozen referendums that could make it onto the ballot come November if they pass votes in the House and Senate, but none of them […]

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Secretary of state wants all-mail voting across Arizona for 2020 as coronavirus spreads

Posted by   /  March 18, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Coronavirus  /  No Comments

Individuals are tested for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus at a mobile clinic set up in the parking lot at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix on the morning of March 18, 2020. Only Mayo Clinic patients with a doctor’s order could use the mobile clinic.  By Andrew Oxford | Arizona Republic  Arizona Secretary […]

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Biden wins Arizona

Posted by   /  March 18, 2020  /  2020 Elections  /  No Comments

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden / Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images By Wissam Melhem | Arizona Mirror Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Arizona, sweeping all three states that voted on Tuesday, dealing a heavy blow to the campaign of rival Sen. Bernie Sanders.  Related As the […]

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Arizona polls opened at 6 a.m. for Democratic primary

Posted by   /  March 17, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Featured News  /  No Comments

The Arizona Republic Arizona is one of four states hosting a Democratic primary on Tuesday. The others are Florida, Illinois and Ohio. Find updates here throughout the day on what’s happening at the polls and with the candidates. 6 a.m.: Polls open  Arizona Democrats will cast their ballots today in the the state’s primary, technically […]

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Almost the entire city council is up for grabs in Surprise. Here’s who is running.

Posted by   /  March 16, 2020  /  2020 Elections  /  No Comments

Surprise City Hall By Jen Fifield | Arizona Republic  As the deadline approaches for candidates in Surprise to throw their hat in the ring for this year’s election, another term for Mayor Skip Hall looks promising. The mayor so far has no challengers, with less than a month to go before the April 6 deadline. […]

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New Arizona poll shows Biden leading Sanders by 20 points and beating Trump in general election

Posted by   /  March 16, 2020  /  2020 Elections  /  No Comments

In what may be the final debate of the Democratic primary for 2020 election cycle, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faced off in a CNN television studio. /USA TODAY By Nicholas Wu / USA TODAY  A new Monmouth University poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., by 20 percentage points […]

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