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Sinema takes 9,600-vote lead over McSally; Senate count continues

The margin between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and GOP candidate Martha McSally now stands at just more than 9,600 votes, following a day of legal maneuvering and continuing ballot tallies in Arizona's Senate race.... Read more»

Update: Republicans reverse stance on counting early ballots in McSally-Sinema race

Arizona Republicans, prompted by a narrow U.S. Senate race, first sued to halt elections officials from contacting voters to verify early ballots handed in on Election Day, but then moved to extend that process through Saturday. Read the full court documents.... Read more»4

Trump administration seeks to restrict asylum claims

Immigration officials plan to bar people who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border from applying for asylum, newly installed acting Attorney General Whitaker and Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen announced Thursday.... Read more»

Kirkpatrick hires ex-congressman Barber to run district office

The CD 2 congressional office will soon feature a familiar face: incoming U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has hired Ron Barber, the former congressman who was previously the district director for Gabby Giffords, as a top aide.... Read more»

FactCheck: Viral meme misidentifies Nazi guard as Soros

Viral chatter about George Soros being a former SS officer known as "the Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" proves untrue.... Read more»

Analysis

Arizona, Nevada voters split on renewable energy measures

Arizonans rejected a renewable energy proposition but the trend continues at the state level to encourage and increase standards in this emerging technology.... Read more»

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Real reporting from TucsonSentinel.com is the antidote for fake news — and right now, your gift to support nonprofit independent local journalism will be matched, dollar-for-dollar!... Read more»

Analysis: One last Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke Texas election headline

It was a tighter race than the Republicans or the Democrats initially expected, but in the end, Ted Cruz won another six years in the U.S. Senate over Democrat Beto O'Rourke.... Read more»

80,000 Pima County ballots remain to be counted

More than 85,000 ballots remain to be reviewed and added to the count of votes in Pima County, officials said Wednesday afternoon. They include 59,000 early ballots, and more than 18,000 provisional ballots that must be verified.... Read more»1

What the Devil won't tell you

Revenge of the Greens: Sinema's petard & other takeaways from Tuesday's voting

Pima County's election night played as expected, Arizona had a surprise for Sinema and something strange is happening in Phoenix: What I learned in the 2018 midterms.... Read more»2

Pima men's soccer snags No. 1 seed for NJCAA Tournament

The firsts continue to pile on for the Pima Community College men’s soccer team as the seedings and groupings were announced for the NJCAA Division I Tournament on Wednesday.... Read more»

Election Day roundup: Results roll in

A look at state and federal election results in Arizona.... Read more»

Voters reject Prop. 305 school voucher measure

Proposition 305, which would have vastly expanded a program that allows parents and guardians to use tax dollars to pay for private school tuition, was rejected by voters. The measure was failing by a 2-1 margin Tuesday night.... Read more»

Early returns show McSally-Sinema race for Senate is too close to call

Early returns in the race for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat showed a sliver of votes separating Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema.... Read more»1

Voters pull plug on reshaping Az's energy future

Arizona voters have rejected Proposition 127, according to the Associated Press. The initiative would have required the state’s regulated utilities to get 50 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2030. ... Read more»

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