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Your Vote 2022: Election Wrap-Up

A look at the November 8 general election
November 11, 2022

Your Vote 2022: Breakdown of Judicial Candidates

Voting on judicial candidate races, how your ballot is counted, and how candidates move to the middle.
November 4, 2022

Your Vote 2022: Gubernatorial Candidates Kari Lake and Katie Hobbs

This week, excerpts from interviews with Arizona gubernatorial candidates Kari Lake (R) Katie Hobbs (D).
October 28, 2022

Cochise County in court over case regarding elections head

A venue change was granted.
March 29, 2023

Arizona governor's aide resigns after controversial tweet

The post was made hours after the shooting at a Christian school in Nashville that left three children and three adults dead.
March 29, 2023

Threats against former Cochise County Elections Director come to light

Marra has testified to Congress about her experience.
March 29, 2023

Hobbs vetoes the ban on sales tax for food

Hobbs said she believed the bill wouldn’t eliminate costs passed onto consumers.
March 28, 2023

FBI investigates rehab scams targeting Indigenous community

Bogus organizers defraud the government out of money meant to help people at their most vulnerable.
March 27, 2023

No deal on meet and confer with Sierra Vista firefighters

The city council voted 5-2 against the plan.
March 24, 2023

Rep. Raul Grijalva reintroduces newly named Environmental Justice Act for All Act

The legislation was proposed on World Water Day.
March 23, 2023

Court: Arizona governor not required to carry out execution

The newly elected Democratic governor whose office said the state isn’t currently prepared to carry out the death penalty.
March 22, 2023

Former Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly dies at age 75

He died Wednesday morning in New Mexico.
March 22, 2023

One room schoolhouse gets law enforcment help

Apache Elementary gets help with migrants crossing the Cochise County campus.
March 21, 2023

Supreme Court seems split in Navajo Nation water rights case

The justices weighed a dispute involving the federal government and the Navajo Nation’s quest for water from the drought-stricken Colorado River.
March 20, 2023

Dementia’s dangerous rise leads legislators to ask up to $500,000 for Alzheimer’s

State legislators are pushing a bill to build a state dementia plan.
March 19, 2023

Arizona Republican legislators announce formal opposition to ranked choice voting

The Arizona Freedom Caucus wants to preemptively prohibit any use of ranked choice voting to decide city, state, county or federal elections.
March 18, 2023

Feds want justices to end Navajo fight for Colo. River water

The tribe doesn't have enough water and says that the federal government is at fault.
March 17, 2023

Grijalva asks US Attorney General to look into Cochise County elections move

Grijalva wants a federal investigation into the decision to hand off elections work to the County Recorder.
March 16, 2023

Arizona governor blasted for plans to defy execution order

Hobbs has said executions will not be carried out until Arizonans can be confident the state isn’t violating the law.
March 15, 2023

Cochise County getting more border enforcement vehicles

The money comes from an amended agreement with the state.
March 15, 2023

Was California consulted in recent Colorado River negotiations?

Leaders in other states disagree with that characterization.
March 11, 2023
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