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Hrin announces as mayoral candidate; Cantelme joins Council candidate field

Field of prospective Prescott council candidates grows to 8

Two new prospective Prescott City Council candidates took out nominating packets from the city clerk’s office this past week, bringing the total field to eight.

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The Latest: Trumps dance with military members at final ball

District of Columbia police are using tear gas canisters in a confrontation with protesters in downtown Washington.

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Trump cruises to electoral victory; protests end up not persuasive

WASHINGTON — There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America's 45th president.

Arizona’s Electoral College voters urged not to back Trump

PHOENIX — Arizona’s 11 Electoral College voters have each been inundated with tens of thousands of emails, hundreds of letters and untold numbers of phone calls urging them not to cast their ballots for president-elect Donald Trump.

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Trump assails recounts, claims ‘millions’ voted illegally

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump claimed Sunday that “millions” voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary Clinton’s nearly 2 million edge in the popular vote and returning to his campaign mantra of a rigged race even as he prepares to enter the White House in less than two months.

Backers of recreational pot law admit defeat

Backers of recreational use of marijuana finally conceded Tuesday what has been generally known for a week: Arizona voters didn’t like their proposal.

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Defeated Arpaio has no regrets about immigration crackdowns

PHOENIX — The outgoing sheriff of metro Phoenix says he was saddened by his defeat after 24 years in office, but expressed no regrets about launching dozens of immigration crackdowns that made him a national political figure but ultimately led to his downfall.

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'Not my president:' Trump denounced in protests across US

A day after Donald Trump's election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as many thousands of demonstrators — some with signs with messages declaring "NOT MY PRESIDENT" — flooded streets across the country to protest his surprise triumph.

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Prescott High government class dissects election; Trump victory a stunner

With a hands-open gesture and shake of the head, one Prescott High School senior exclaimed to a fellow U.S. government classmate: “What? Insane!”

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Unofficial: Prescott Valley residents approve voice on future sales tax changes

The voters of Prescott Valley made their voices heard on Tuesday, Nov. 8, not only in the presidential election, but also in whether or not they will get to approve future sales tax increases.

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Donald Trump elected U.S. President

President-elect Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton congratulated him on his victory.

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McCain wins another term

Eight years after losing his bid for president, five-term GOP Sen. John McCain turned away a determined challenge from Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick.

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Marijuana prop trails with Arizona voters late Tuesday

As Arizona’s recreational-marijuana proposition trailed at the polls late Tuesday, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk said she was “cautiously optimistic” that the trend would hold and that Proposition 205 would fail.

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Yavapai County votes for Trump

Voter turnout could top record

Yavapai County voters gave a thumbs up for Republican Donald Trump with 61 percent of their votes and a modest showing for Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton with just 33 percent, in one of the largest voter turnouts in recent Arizona history.

Unofficial: Dewey-Humboldt Town Council gets three new members

Wendt, Hughes, Timmons elected

Victoria Wendt was standing across the street from the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, holding a sign and watching as voters made their voices heard.

Unofficial: Wasowicz, Zurcher elected to CYFD board; Jacobs reelected

Matt Zurcher said that while campaigning for a spot on Central Yavapai Fire District Fire Board, he hadn’t done any ride-alongs, nor spent any time with those working in the field.

Proposition 206 wins countywide and statewide

Hundreds of thousands of Arizonans appear destined to get a wage increase come January.

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ELECTION: Sheriff Joe Arpaio is out

Former Phoenix police Sgt. Paul Penzone is the new sheriff in town.

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Republicans win both state House seats for District 1

Incumbent Campbell, political newcomer Stringer prevail

PRESCOTT – In an expected win, incumbent District 1 State Rep. Noel Campbell won a return trip to his seat in the Legislature for another two years.

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Election results - Yavapai County, Arizona

Unofficial results in the Nov. 8, 2016, General Election for major contested races.

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Latest developments in the US elections

President Barack Obama is hitting the radio airwaves to encourage Americans to go to the polls to vote for Hillary Clinton.

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Trump moves within reach of the White House

Donald Trump moved within reach of the White House Tuesday night, capturing crucial victories over Hillary Clinton in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, a remarkable show of strength by the celebrity businessman and political novice who upended American politics with his bombastic rhetoric and calls for sweeping change.

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Rally swarms plaza in support of McCain

Talks Prescott tradition, veterans, fire & water

PRESCOTT - Sen. John McCain stood on the courthouse steps Monday evening, Nov. 7, with a small crowd of supporters at his back and a bigger one in front, and invoked the spirit of Barry Goldwater, Teddy Roosevelt and Buckey O’Neill.

2 battleground Congressional seats drawing less attention

PHOENIX — When Republican Martha McSally took on Democratic Rep. Ron Barber in Arizona's 2nd congressional district in 2014, the brutal race turned into the third-most expensive in the nation at $19.1 million, featuring nearly $11 million in outside spending on top of the candidates' own $8.2 million.

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FBI chief: No charges for Clinton after new emails reviewed

WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey told Congress in a letter sent Sunday that a review of newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails has "not changed our conclusions" from earlier this year that she should not face charges.

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