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Analysts: Democrats made gains, but Arizona isn't purple yet

PHOENIX — The vote wasn't as predictably Republican this time around, but don't call Arizona purple yet.

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Navajos seek court order to fix signatures on early ballots

The Navajo Nation is seeking a court order to allow tribal members to fix problems with signatures on early ballots in Arizona's general election — a request that could delay the state from certifying ballots next month.

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Will it be harder for voters to propose laws in the future?

PHOENIX — That record number of Arizonans who turned out to vote this year has a dark side for direct democracy: It’s going to be harder for voters to propose their own laws or get rid of ones they don’t like.

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Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on

Trump suggested something sinister about the Arizona tally

Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots. But as the Democrat in the tight U.S. Senate race there jumped into the lead in the latest results some Republicans have raised baseless allegations of fraud.

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2 new members for Prescott school board, 2 re-elected in Chino Valley

The Prescott Unified School District Governing Board will have a new complexion come January.

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Republican incumbents win new terms in Arizona Legislature

Unofficial results show Fann, Campbell, Stringer with substantial leads

Three incumbent Republican legislators appear to be headed to new terms in the Arizona State Legislature.

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Key Arizona Senate race too close to call late Tuesday

PHOENIX — Arizona’s costly and contentious Senate race remained a nail-biter late Tuesday night as the contest between Republican Rep. Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema was too close to call.

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Paul Gosar beats David Brill for 4th District seat

Five Arizona congressmen have easily won their re-election bids. Democrat Raul Grijalva won a 9th term representing a southwest Arizona congressional district after easily defeating his Republican challenger. Grijalva beat Republican Nick Person in the 3rd Congressional District race.

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‘Disappointed for the kids,’ says HUSD Superintendent Streeter

HUSD bond fails with 52 percent voting against

Even with the tremendous amount of support shown by parents, teachers and community members in the Humboldt Unified School District, the $15 million bond request was shot down by voters. With all precincts reporting, 52.19 percent voted ‘no’ on the bond question in Tuesday’s election.

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Preliminary returns show Gov. Ducey elected to 2nd term

PHOENIX — Outmatched in funding and outmaneuvered, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful David Garcia failed Tuesday in his bid to oust incumbent Doug Ducey.

Donald Trump campaign visits Prescott Valley

Video By Brian M. Bergner Jr./The Daily Courier Presidential candidate Donald Trump visited the Prescott Valley Event Center on Tuesday, Oct. 4.