The Daily Courier Logo
Trusted local news leader for Prescott area communities since 1882
12:42 AM Sun, Oct. 21st

Elections

Subscribe

Tease photo

5 statewide propositions on ballot; what are they all about?

The Nov. 6 General Election ballot contains five statewide propositions.

Tease photo

Number of registered voters up in Yavapai County

Current voter registration information provided by Laurin Custis, Yavapai County Registrar of Voters, indicates an increase in registered voters of 4,254 voters.

Tease photo

State elections 2018, voting locations

As of Oct. 16, 109,460 mail-in ballots have gone out in the mail to Yavapai County registered voters.

Tease photo

Arizona governor outspends Democratic rival in election

Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and his party have far outpaced Democratic challenger David Garcia in fundraising and spending leading up to the Nov. 6 election for Arizona governor.

Tease photo

Gov. Ducey backing school voucher expansion measure

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is apparently willing to risk further angering the state's teachers by forcefully backing a measure that would massively expand the state's private school voucher system.

Tease photo

Rep. Martha McSally accuses Senate opponent Sinema of ‘treason’

Hoping to remind voters of her foe’s history, Republican senatorial contender Martha McSally said Monday that Kyrsten Sinema, her Democratic foe, is guilty of “treason.’’

Tease photo

New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

PHOENIX — In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane manufacturing company how the GOP tax cut has helped their business when one woman said: "I want to ask you a question about health care."

Tease photo

New recording shows Sinema implying Arizona produces ‘crazy’

PHOENIX — Republican activists on Thursday released a video of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a centrist Democrat now running for an open Arizona U.S. Senate seat, advising liberal activists how to "stop your state from becoming like Arizona."

Tease photo

Tuesday is deadline to register to vote in November election

Arizonans wishing to vote in the November general election need to register today or they'll miss their chance to have a say in who represents them in the coming years.

Tease photo

Chino council signs joint letter opposing Prop 127

In a 4-2 decision, Chino Valley Town Council approved the signing of a joint letter of opposition to Proposition 127 at its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Tease photo

6 siblings of GOP congressman from Prescott endorse his opponent

PHOENIX — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.

Tease photo

Reading the tea leaves: Political pollster explains what to look for

PHOENIX – One recent poll gave Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey the edge against Democrat David Garcia. Another showed the two were neck-and-neck. A third – much earlier poll – predicted Garcia would lead in a hypothetical matchup with Ducey, who’s seeking a second term.

Tease photo

Congressional candidates battle over ‘good American, Mexican-ness’

PHOENIX — Congressional hopeful Nick Pierson lashed out at incumbent Raul Grijalva, charging “he’s not a good example of a Mexican, not a good example of a Mexican-American, and he’s not a good example of an American.’’

Tease photo

Maricopa County Recorder disputes report on Arizona voting issues

PHOENIX — An initial report examining voting problems in the Phoenix area during the August primaries faults the Maricopa County recorder for not having a backup plan, proper monitoring of lines and an efficient system for setting up voting machines.

Tease photo

GOP goes back to the immigration well in Arizona

ARIVACA — Jim Chilton stood before the four strands of barbed wire that separate his ranchland from Mexico and pointed at a nearby ridge. "Very often, I see scouts on that mountain, right there," he told Rep. Martha McSally.

Tease photo

Voters won’t see Libertarian on ballot for governor

PHOENIX — For the first time in more than two decades, Arizonans won't have the option to vote for a Libertarian Party candidate for governor.

Tease photo

Polls: Race to replace Flake in Senate a toss-up

PHOENIX — Three new polls this past week show the race to replace Jeff Flake in the U.S. Senate is pretty much a toss-up.

Tease photo

Federal appeals court upholds ban on ‘ballot harvesting’

PHOENIX — Calling the lack of evidence of fraud irrelevant, a divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Arizona's ban on "ballot harvesting.''

Tease photo

Border Patrol union steps into race for Governor; beware of those who ‘cuss out’ law enforcement

PHOENIX — The head of the local Border Patrol union is telling Hispanics they should not support David Garcia for governor simply because he also is Latino.

Tease photo

Nominee for superintendent of public instruction announced

PHOENIX — The Republican Party finally has its nominee for superintendent of public instruction. Final unofficial vote tallies show former California Congressman Frank Riggs with 124,666 votes, edging out Bob Branch who has been involved in teaching educators. Branch wound up with 124,307 votes.

Tease photo

Maricopa County approves funding for audit on Arizona election issues

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said he was angry with himself over the issues surrounding last week's primary election in the first occasion that he's publicly answered questions from top officials about what went wrong.

Tease photo

Third/fourth place switch for Dewey-Humboldt council

Unofficial election results in

Unofficial elections results are in for Yavapai County and one Dewey-Humboldt race has switched its third- and fourth-place winners.

Tease photo

Close mayoral races in PV, Dewey-Humboldt

In a close election with a mere 69 votes separating the two candidates for the Prescott Valley mayor’s seat, unofficial results show Kell Palguta has received 50.57 percent of the votes ahead of Michael Whiting, who received 49.29 percent.

Tease photo

Republicans Campbell, Stringer advance to General Election ballot in LD1

Prescott’s two Republican incumbents in the Arizona House of Representatives appear to be on their way to the General Election to face two Democratic challengers.

Tease photo

Ducey, Garcia to face off for Arizona governor in November

PHOENIX — The incumbent Republican governor and a Democratic Latino education professor won their parties’ respective nods in Tuesday’s primary election for Arizona’s top office.

Previous