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Congressional District 3 Forum

OCTOBER 14th at 6 p.m.
Raúl Grijalva (D) and Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (R) at the AZPM studio. This event has ended. It is available to watch online here on azpm.org.
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Congressional District 2 Debate

OCTOBER 7th at 6 p.m.
Ron Barber (D) and Martha McSally (R) at the AZPM studio. This event has ended. It is available to watch online here on azpm.org.
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ASUA Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

SEPTEMBER 21st at 6 p.m.
This event has ended. It is available to watch online here on azpm.org.
View the complete schedule of forums HERE.

METRO WEEK: What Can Southern Arizona Expect From State Officials This Year?

They can help themselves and region by getting involved in new state administration, business leader says.

U.S. Sen. John McCain.

McCain Says He Likely Will Seek Another Term in 2016

Republican senator, who will turn 80 before next election, says he wants to focus on national security.

U.S. Rep.-Elect Martha McSally, R-Ariz.

McSally Takes Seat in Congress Tuesday

She joins 4 other Republicans, 4 Democrats in representing Arizona in U.S. House of Representatives.

Doug Ducey takes oath as Arizona governor, Jan. 5, 2015.

Doug Ducey Takes Oath as Arizona's 23rd Governor

'I will submit balanced budgets to the House and Senate,' he says in inaugural speech before big Capitol crowd.

Republican Doug Ducey celebrating Arizona governor's race win at a gathering in Phoenix.

Year in Review: In Politics, GOP Sweeps State Offices

Ducey elected governor, all other executive offices go to Republicans, plus five of nine seats in Congress.

U.S. Races
Is it 2016? GOP Campaign Under Way As If So
c (0) Jan 8, 2015


Republicans opened attacks on Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick same day she took oath for new term.


McSally Takes Seat in Congress Tuesday
c (0) Jan 6, 2015


She joins 4 other Republicans, 4 Democrats in representing Arizona in U.S. House of Representatives.


Barber: 'Greatest Privilege of My Life to Work for You'
c (0) Dec 18, 2014


In open letter, he recounts achievements, says he'll 'do what grandfathers love - spend time with 5 grandchildren.'

State Races
Incumbent Ethan Orr Ousted in State House Race
c (0) Nov 12, 2014


Republican loses by 123 votes; Democrats Randy Friese, Victoria Steele prevail in Tucson's District 9.


LD 9: Democratic Newcomer Leads Over GOP Incumbent Orr
c (0) Nov 10, 2014


Randy Friese 247 votes ahead in race to represent Tucson; about 9K votes still need to be counted in Pima County.


Arizona GOP Lawmakers Choose Leaders
c (0) Nov 5, 2014


Southern Arizona's LD 14 Rep. Gowan will replace Tobin as state House speaker.

Propositions
AZ WEEK: The Year in State Politics
c (0) Dec 19, 2014


Host Lorraine Rivera's discusses 2014 political developments with Phoenix journalists Mary Jo Pitzl, Howard Fischer.


Decision Day: General Election Polls Open at 6 a.m. Tuesday
c (0) Nov 3, 2014


Races for governor, attorney general, 9 Arizona seats in Congress, Legislature; most voters have already cast ballots.


AZ WEEK: Election Day Tuesday; A Look at Final Campaigning
c (0) Oct 31, 2014


From money that poured in to a possible political transformation of Arizona.

State Races
Navajos to Inaugurate Unelected President
c (0) Jan 13, 2015


Disputes, legal challenges have delayed election, so Ben Shelly will be sworn in for interim term.


METRO WEEK: What Can Southern Arizona Expect From State Officials This Year?
c (0) Jan 9, 2015


They can help themselves and region by getting involved in new state administration, business leader says.


McCain Says He Likely Will Seek Another Term in 2016
c (0) Jan 9, 2015


Republican senator, who will turn 80 before next election, says he wants to focus on national security.

State Races
Douglas Facing Recall Before Taking Office as Arizona Schools Chief
c (1) Dec 4, 2014


“Recall Diane Douglas” is an official political committee, must wait 6 months before collecting signatures.


Republican Douglas Wins Schools Superintendent Race
c (0) Nov 9, 2014


Narrowly beats Democrat Garcia by a difference of close to 19,000 votes.


No Decision Yet in Arizona Schools Superintendent Race
c (4) Nov 5, 2014


Republican Douglas holds small lead over Democrat Garcia; Common Core was at heart of campaign argument.

Propositions
Arizona Gets Green Light to Reject Federal Laws
c (1) Nov 9, 2014


Voters pass Prop 122; will allow Legislature, governor deny enforcement of legislation they deem unconstitutional.


Election Results: 3 Other Arizona Races Up in the Air
c (0) Nov 7, 2014


Outcome of schools superintendent, Tucson's LD 9 state House, Prop 122 unknown; thousands of ballots still uncounted.


Pima Animal Care Center is Expanding
c (0) Nov 5, 2014


58% of county voters approved a $22M bond on Election Day.