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High-stakes 2020 races shatter Arizona campaign spending records

Arizonans were heavily invested in this fall’s elections, donating more than $110 million to support candidates and high-profile ballot initiatives. That's up from $60 million four years ago.... Read more»0

As legal challenges continue to fall, Biden electors set to meet, vote

Electors across the country will meet Dec. 14 to cast separate votes for president and vice president, which have to be delivered to the Senate by Dec. 23. The next Congress will meet in joint session on Jan. 6 to count the ballots and the winner will be inaugurated on Jan. 20.... Read more»0

After weeks of fighting, ballot counting may be near finish in Arizona

All 15 Arizona counties had submitted official election results by Monday to the secretary of state, who will certify them in the next week or sooner – ending a contentious weeks-long battle over a normally routine process.... Read more»0

McSally concedes to Kelly, capping costly and high-profile Senate race

Sen. Martha McSally conceded Friday to Democratic challenger Mark Kelly, whose heavily funded campaign ousted the sitting Republican to give the state two Democratic senators for the first time in almost 70 years.... Read more»0

Arizona Senate race breaks record, pulling in whopping $133.7 million

Arizona’s Senate race is now the state’s most expensive campaign, with the latest Federal Election Commission filings showing the two candidates have pulled in a staggering $133.7 million so far.... Read more»0

McSally begins Spanish-language ads in Senate race, well behind Kelly

Sen. Martha McSally bought $110,350 worth of ads on Spanish-language TV stations this week and last – just a quarter of what her Democratic challenger has spent over the past two months.... Read more»0

Hispanic Democrats identify Arizona as a battleground state in 2020 elections

Arizona was identified by Democrats Monday as one of six battleground states for this fall’s election, a status that state lawmakers said has been 10 years in the making.... Read more»0