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Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders

Despite a record number of women running for office this year, Arizona will actually lose one female elected official when congressional and legislative delegations take office in January.... Read more»

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Sinema wins U.S. Senate seat; McSally concedes, trailing by 38k votes

Arizona's next U.S. senator will be a Democratic woman: Kyrsten Sinema, who steadily built an 38k-vote insurmountable lead over Republican candidate Martha McSally, who had led in the earliest count of ballots.... Read more»

Lawsuit seeks to block Trump asylum ban, saying it violates federal law

Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Friday to block the Trump administration's plan to bar people who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border from applying for asylum, arguing that the White House is violating federal law. ... Read more»

Sinema takes 20,000-vote lead over McSally; Az Senate count continues

The margin between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and GOP candidate Martha McSally now stands at just more than 20,000 votes, following another day of legal maneuvering and continuing ballot tallies in Arizona's Senate race.... Read more»

Az election: All counties to continue ballot 'cures' until Nov. 14

All Arizona counties will continue reviewing ballots through next Wednesday, in a settlement after Republicans — prompted by the close Senate race — first sued to halt allowing voters to verify ballots and then asked to expand process.... Read more»

Border advocates to lame-duck Congress: No new laws, funding

Advocates from Southwest border communities on Thursday called on Congress to resist the urge to ram through border laws in the coming lame-duck session before the newly elected, more Democratic, Congress is sworn in next year. ... Read more»

Midterms show health is important to voters but no magic bullet on Capitol Hill

Voters called health care the most important issue facing the country in 2018, and states — not Washington — may lead the way toward expanding coverage. ... Read more»

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»

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»3

Election Day roundup: Results roll in

A look at state and federal election results in Arizona.... 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

Kirkpatrick wins CD 2; Marquez Peterson concedes

Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick held an 11-point lead over Republican Lea Marquez Peterson in CD 2, with the GOP candidate conceding the race for the open seat Tuesday night.... Read more»

Grijalva wins 9th term in Congress

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva easily won a ninth term Tuesday, holding off Republican challenger Nick Pierson with a 61-39 percent lead.... Read more»

Election 2018

Grijalva cruises to win, Kirkpatrick holds strong lead over Marquez Peterson

Rep. Raul Grijalva easily won a ninth term Tuesday, while fellow Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick held an 11-point lead over Republican candidate Lea Marquez Peterson in CD 2. Plus: more local and state election results.... Read more»

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