Arizona Elections

Saturday is the first day to cast ballots in person in the Phoenix City Council runoff election. One seat is open in District 5 and another in District 8. The city of Phoenix will operate 11 voting centers to fill the vacancies.
Trade tensions between Mexico and the U.S. are currently centered in one of the quintessential ingredients of BLT sandwiches, salsas and Italian-American food: tomatoes. While the U.S. imposes a tariff on this Mexican produce, the president of Mexico speaks up, accusing electoral interests in the U.S.
May. 8, 2019
On Tuesday, state senators approved restrictions on vaping — different restrictions than the ones being backed by key House members. That body is considering an industry-backed bill.
May. 8, 2019
The Phoenix City Council is in the midst of a shakeup more than a month after Kate Gallegowas sworn in as the city’s new mayor.
May. 8, 2019
The U.S. electoral system — whether intentionally or not — has ended up being dominated by two political parties: Democrats and Republicans. But we’re seeing signs that the makeup of those parties and what they stand for could be changing.
May. 8, 2019
Democratic lawmakers said they are ready to pass the Governor’s budget, with certain revisions.
May. 8, 2019
State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, a longtime disability and mental health advocate, says Phoenix can do much more to address mental health and reduce police shootings.
May. 8, 2019
A group of Arizona lawmakers have called it morally wrong to push ahead with legal relief for individuals convicted of certain sex crimes while refusing to do the same for victims.
May. 8, 2019
Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country’s economy is looking better than ever — but numbers show the opposite. The country's economic activity registered its biggest fall for starting a year in a decade. And among the main factors: nervous foreign investors.
May. 7, 2019
Arizona is one of the least likely states to be influenced by political pressure because of the way insurance regulators are appointed. That's according to a new report by the insurance and trade policy think tank R Street Institute. So what does this mean for Arizonans?
May. 7, 2019
Vania Guevara has been temporarily filling the seat since she was appointed by the city council last summer. She’s the daughter of immigrants from El Salvador and grew up in Los Angeles. She siad she knows what it means to be displaced when her parents lost their house during the mortgage crisis.
May. 7, 2019
The Show spoke with Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and Yale University history professor Joanne Freeman about whether polarization is among the worst seen in American history.
May. 7, 2019
Unable to get even a hearing on his plan, Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, is now working with parents and some teachers to put a measure on the 2020 Arizona ballot to block educators from engaging in classroom political advocacy.
May. 7, 2019
Some Arizona legislators want to crack down on rental homes that hold special events. The legislation which began as House Bill 2672 and passed the Arizona Senate on Monday would ban operators of vacation and short-term rental homes from holding special events that would otherwise require a license.
May. 6, 2019
The Phoenix City Council is in the midst of a shakeup more than a month after Kate Gallego was sworn in as the city’s new mayor.
May. 6, 2019
The latest tweets from President Trump are causing a stir on Wall Street. Last December, trade talks between the U.S. and China lifted the stocks of both nations and it was believed trade negotiations were going well. Edward Alden is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
May. 6, 2019
Representatives from the U.S. and China are set to meet this week to talk trade. It seemed that the two countries were making progress toward a deal.
May. 6, 2019
The incidences of anti-Semitism in Arizona are on the rise, and Phoenix police shootings hit a record high. The Show checks in with the Arizona Republic Editorial Board.
May. 6, 2019
Calling an economic downturn "inevitable,'' Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing back against demands by lawmakers from his own Republican Party to use an unexpected cash windfall to pay down debt.
May. 6, 2019
The 2018 midterm elections were record-breaking on many fronts. Now, new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the trends were stark.
May. 6, 2019
It’s back to work at the Arizona Legislature where the attention will be — as it has been — on a new state budget. For a look at the coming days at the state Capitol, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
May. 6, 2019

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