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Ex-lawmaker Pearce resigns Arizona GOP post over remarks

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Pearce, during his weekly radio program on KKNT Radio 960, said he supported mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid. More>>

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Independent voters went GOP in Arizona primary

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A majority of Arizona independent voters chose to cast a ballot in the Republican primary in last month's election. More>>

Peoria City Councilman sues heading to runoff

A longtime Peoria City Councilman facing a November runoff is claiming in a lawsuit that he won the August primary. More>>

Clean Elections panel meets on Horne complaint

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The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission is meeting to consider if there's evidence to believe Attorney General Tom Horne broke elections laws by using his staff to work on his re-election campaign. More>>

Democratic National Committee looking at Phoenix

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Phoenix is the final city that the committee is visiting and is one of five finalists to host the event. More>>

Ducey and DuVal set for 1st debate Wednesday

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Wednesday's debate at the Chandler Center for the Arts will focus on economic development issues. More>>

GOP group commits $1M to back Arizona AG candidate

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An analysis of ad buys by Brnovich's Democratic opponent shows the spending the group plans in the race starting Sept. 29. More>>

Clean Elections chief: Horne broke campaign law

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Tom Collins wants the commission to adopt his recommendation and possibly force Horne to repay more than $312,000 for salaries and use of office space. More>>

Primary results official after canvass of results

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Turnout was highest at 39 percent in Gila County and Apache County was second-highest at nearly 39 percent. More>>

Brewer urges court to leave smuggling law intact

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Gov. Jan Brewer urged a judge on Friday to leave Arizona's 2005 immigrant smuggling ban intact as the Obama administration argues that the law should be thrown out because it's trumped by a federal statute. More>>

Nov. 4 primary set for Peoria City Council seat

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A federal judge has set a Nov. 4 primary election date for the Mesquite District seat on the Peoria City Council. More>>

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Sarah Palin to headline political talk in Phoenix

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Sarah Palin will be the headline speaker at a conservative talk radio station's event in Phoenix. More>>

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Tobin holds slight lead in Arizona US House race

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Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin has a razor-thin lead over rancher Gary Kiehne for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District. More>>

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AZ Attorney General: Horne concedes to Brnovich in GOP race

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Brnovich, a Phoenix lawyer, is a former state gaming department director. Gov. Jan Brewer had endorsed him for the job. More>>

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Ruben Gallego wins AZ's 7th Congressional District primary

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Gallego will succeed longtime Rep. Ed Pastor in Washington. He is retiring after two decades of service in the nation's capital. More>>

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AZ Supt. of Public Instruction: Douglas, Garcia win nominations Video included

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Douglas defeated John Huppenthal for the right to square off in November against David Garcia, the winner of the Democratic race. More>>

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AZ Sec. of State: Voters choose Michele Reagan in GOP primary

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Michele Reagan has defeated two other Republican challengers to win her party's nomination for Arizona Secretary of State. More>>

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AZ governor's race: Doug Ducey unseats rivals for GOP nod Video included

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Ducey clinched his party's nomination in Tuesday's primary election, defeating five other opponents, plus two write-in candidates. More>>

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Doug Ducey, Scott Smith lead Arizona governor race

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Arizona's six-way Republican governor's primary is widely seen as a contest between Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey. More>>

Deadline for mailing early ballots Friday

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Ballots needs to be postmarked by Friday in order to ensure they'll reach election officials in time to be counted. Any ballots arriving after Tuesday are invalid. More>>

Arizona congressional races hard-fought battles

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Democrats are trying to clinch a Phoenix-area seat, while Republicans are vying for a chance to unseat Democratic incumbents. More>>

Court rules for Phoenix, Tucson on election issue

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The ruling issued Monday by the state Court of Appeals upholds a trial judge's ruling that the 2012 law improperly intrudes on the constitutional authority of charter cities. More>>

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1 week from primary, number of Independent voters on rise

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The number of Independent voters has risen by 18,201 since March 2014, according to the Secretary of State's Office. More>>

GOP gubernatorial hopefuls in Flagstaff for forum

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Ken Bennett, Christine Jones, Frank Riggs and Scott Smith are scheduled to attend the forum Monday evening at Northern Arizona University. More>>

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Arizona congressional candidate says he has cancer

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Arizona congressional candidate Adam Kwasman has a form of slow-growing blood cancer but has no plans to drop out of the race for a congressional seat. More>>

Allen running to replace legislator who died

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A former Arizona legislator who is now a Navajo County supervisor wants to run for a state Senate seat vacated by a lawmaker's death. The Arizona Capitol Times reports that Republican Sylvia Allen on More>>

Deadline to request early primary ballots Friday

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Completed ballots should be signed, sealed and mailed by Aug. 22 to be counted in the Aug. 26 primary. More>>

Court rules on group's critical Horne ad in 2010

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A three-judge panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed a lower-court judge who concluded the commercial by Committee for Justice and Fairness was issue-oriented, rather than advocating for Horne's defeat. More>>

Smith sets event with Brewer, endorsement expected

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Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith has scheduled an event with Gov. Jan Brewer for Thursday where the governor is expected to endorse her fellow Republican in the governor's race primary. More>>

2 GOP candidates trade barbs in Arizona AG debate

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The two Republican candidates for Arizona Attorney General traded barbs in Monday night's televised debate. More>>

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