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Prescott Valley Election: Palguta spends nearly $9K, Whiting at $2.2K

Mayor candidates file financial statements through June 30

Two candidates are vying for the mayor’s seat in Prescott Valley, and both have filed their financial report showing receipts and disbursements through June 30 for campaign activities.

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In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate’s moderation

PHOENIX — Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency that some in her party are clamoring to abolish, is performing an “important function.”

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Study: Arizona No. 43 in voter turnout; minorities, youth and poor are hurt most

PHOENIX — Voter participation is eroding across the U.S. and the situation in Arizona is a crisis, according to a study by the Morrison Institute of Public Policy at Arizona State University.

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Realtors aim to ban service sales tax

PHOENIX — Arizona Realtors formally launched their bid Tuesday to ask voters to ban state lawmakers from ever taxing services, even if it also would reduce or eliminate taxes on other necessities — or even if legislators say the revenues are needed.

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Clean Elections ballot measure’s description may be flawed, mislead

Prop. 306 actually would take power from commission

PHOENIX — Members of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted Friday to sue the Legislative Council for what commissioners claim is an effort to mislead voters about an upcoming ballot measure.

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Supreme Court clears way for Wendy Rogers to run for Congressional seat

PHOENIX — Republican Wendy Rogers is entitled to run for Congress despite flaws in her nominating petitions, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Challenge to Rogers’ CD 1 candidacy taken to Arizona Supreme Court

PHOENIX — Wendy Rogers has no right to have her name on the Republican ballot for Congress because her nominating petitions were flawed, a lawyer for political foes is arguing to the Arizona Supreme Court.

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Ducey allies end bid to knock Bennett off primary ballot

PHOENIX — A group of Gov. Doug Ducey supporters has ended a bid to knock a primary challenger off the ballot.

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Photos: Gov. Doug Ducey in Prescott

In casual attire, Gov. Doug Ducey mingled with a crowd of 100 business and civic professionals at a Chamber of Commerce event where he officially announced his intentions to seek reelection.

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Kirkpatrick's residency status questioned in court

PHOENIX -- Ann Kirkpatrick acknowledged Monday she was circulating petitions for her congressional bid last year and earlier this year which bore a Tucson address where she did not live at the time.

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Sen. Worsley pulls name from ballot

PHOENIX — Decrying the direction of his Republican Party, state Sen. Bob Worsley yanked his name from this year’s ballot.

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Gov. Ducey launches re-election bid

PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey promised Monday to make another attempt to let police and courts take guns away from potentially dangerous people if voters return him to office in November.

County precinct races range from 0 to 5 candidates

Filing petitions closed for Justice of Peace and Constable seats

The race for constable and justice of the peace positions in Yavapai County has more than one candidate vying for seats in five localities.

County precinct races range from 0 to 5 candidates

Filing petitions now closed for Justice of Peace and Constable seats

The race for constable and justice of the peace positions in Yavapai County has more than one candidate vying for seats in five localities.

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Voters overwhelmingly approve county jail tax

One-quarter percent tax extended for 20 years

An overwhelming 76 percent of Yavapai County voters agree: The jail tax should go on as it has for nearly two decades.

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Final campaign tally in 2017 city election: $308,319

Amount more than triples any previous Prescott election

With all of the campaign money from Prescott’s 2017 election season now recorded, the total collected for the August primary and November general election tops $300,000 — significantly exceeding any previous city election.

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Ducey silent on whether or not he’ll campaign with Trump

Facing a possible tough reelection next year, Gov. Doug Ducey won’t say whether he wants the help of the nation’s chief executive.

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City Council order changes in ‘unofficial final’ vote count

Scholl is new top vote-getter in council race; Mengarelli is winner in mayor’s race

With the “unofficial final” election results that were posted late Wednesday, Nov. 8, the Prescott City Council race has a new top vote-getter.

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Mengarelli elected mayor; Goode, Scholl, Blair win seats on Prescott council

Prescott voters stuck to their City Council choices over the past month and a half: The four top vote-getters on primary night went on to win in the general election, in exactly the same order.

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Prescott General Election results - Nov. 7, 2017

Unofficial results as of 7:43 p.m.

The City of Prescott General Election results, unofficial, as of 7:43 p.m.

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Prescott’s campaign spending tops $200K

Mayor’s race more than doubles amount raised in previous elections

Money continued to flow into and out of the Prescott Mayor and City Council campaigns in the final weeks before the Nov. 7 general election.

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Council candidates clash on experience, water at forum

Nearly 350 attend to hear from 7 running for office

The value of life experience, the future of the Big Chino Water Ranch, and party affiliation in a non-partisan election all came up in a candidate forum that allowed candidates to question one another.

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Quick guide to the Prescott General Election

Here's what you need to know before you vote in the next City of Prescott election.

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Possible foul play obtaining signatures against school vouchers

PHOENIX — The Senate Ethics Committee voted Thursday, Oct. 5, to investigate whether a Democrat lawmaker broke the law in how she gathered signatures to thwart expansion of the voucher program that lets parents use public dollars to send their children to private and parochial schools.

Register to vote in City of Prescott election by Oct. 10

Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman reminds voters to be eligible to vote in the City of Prescott election Nov. 7, you must register by Tuesday, Oct. 10.