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Noel Campbell of Prescott, who announced his bid for Arizona Senate in Legislative District 1 on Jan. 21, withdrew from the race Monday, May 9, reportedly over smear attacks.

By The Daily Courier May 9, 2022
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Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar says he now lives in Mohave County, putting his residence in Arizona's newly redrawn 9th Congressional District as he runs for a seventh term.

April 9, 2022
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Williams Mayor John Moore has announced his bid for the Republican nomination for Arizona’s Congressional District 2, of which the Prescott area is a part under the latest redistricting.

February 26, 2022
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Millions of Arizonans would lose the right to vote early and by mail under the terms of legislation approved Monday by a Senate panel.

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The top House Republican is unilaterally quashing legislation which would have given lawmakers the power to reject election returns.

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U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party's most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many Democrats consider essential to preserving democracy.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press January 22, 2022
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Noel Campbell of Prescott will officially announce his bid for Arizona Senate in Legislative District 1 on Friday, Jan. 21, at the Prescott Resort from 6 to 8 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

By The Daily Courier January 19, 2022
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Steve Zipperman of Prescott has announced his candidacy for Arizona’s Legislative District 1 Senate seat.

By The Daily Courier January 19, 2022
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking a federal court to throw out a lawsuit challenging a new law that will kick some people off what has been the “permanent early voting list.’’

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Members of the Independent Redistricting Commission appear ready to re-craft proposed congressional maps to help keep more of Tucson together and separate the largely non-Hispanic areas of Yuma from the rest of the city.

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Prescott Valley mayoral, council candidate packets now available
Candidate open house scheduled for Monday, Dec. 6, at Library Auditorium

The Town of Prescott Valley clerk’s office this past week announced the availability of mayoral and Town Council candidate packets for the 2022 election cycle.

November 30, 2021
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Dewey-Humboldt requests arguments for, against Proposition 455 before Dec. 8
Proposition would limit code enforcement regarding cleanup on private property

The Town of Dewey-Humboldt is asking interested parties to provide arguments for and against Proposition 455, which would limit code enforcement of private property cleanup within town limits, before Wednesday, Dec. 8.

November 29, 2021
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Last day to vote in Prescott general election is Tuesday
Ballot includes uncontested City Council race, UniSource franchise agreement

Registered Prescott voters who have yet to vote in the Nov. 2 general election now have one day to submit their ballots.

By Cindy Barks November 1, 2021
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Senate President Karen Fann, who spearheaded the unprecedented and controversial audit of the 2020 election returns, is getting out of politics. But just not quite yet.

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It’s still a work in progress. But an organization that studies the fairness of political redistricting plans nationwide likes some of what it sees developing in Arizona.

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The Town of Prescott Valley has announced the availability of candidate packets for the 2022 election cycle.

By The Daily Courier September 7, 2021
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Even though the Prescott City Council race will no longer be contested, city ballots will still go out in the mail as planned in October, with one candidate listed.

By Cindy Barks August 31, 2021
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The major political parties in Arizona have continued to lose voters since the November election, with strident partisanship “turning off” voters and driving them to register as independents, analysts said.

By BROOKE NEWMAN, Cronkite News August 6, 2021
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Goode unseats Mengarelli in decisive vote Tuesday
Moore, Montoya appear to win council seats outright; 3rd spot heads to General Election

In what both sides termed a decisive change in course for the city, current Prescott City Councilman Phil Goode unseated four-year Mayor Greg Mengarelli in the Tuesday, Aug. 3 Primary Election.

By Cindy Barks, Doug Cook August 3, 2021
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Unofficial results from the Dewey-Humboldt Town Council recall election on Tuesday night, Aug. 3, showed that the incumbents appeared to have held off their respective challengers.

By Doug Cook August 3, 2021
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The unofficial results are in: Councilman Phil Goode has unseated Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli in the city's primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 3.

By The Daily Courier August 3, 2021
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For Prescott voters still waiting to vote in the coming City Council primary, Tuesday, July 27, is the last day to mail in ballots in order for them to arrive in time for the Aug. 3 count.

By Cindy Barks July 26, 2021
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One year ago, a one-time Prescott middle school math and science teacher won a four-year seat on the five-member Prescott Unified District Governing Board.

By Nanci Hutson July 24, 2021
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With two weeks remaining before the Aug. 3 primary, about 11% of Prescott voters had cast ballots in the City Council primary this week.

By Cindy Barks July 19, 2021
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2021 Prescott candidates report contributions of: $265,794
Total so far dramatically outpaces receipts in 2019 campaigns

More than a quarter-million dollars has been raised by candidates so far in the 2021 Prescott election season, and about $182,000 of the total had been spent by the end of June.

By Cindy Barks July 17, 2021

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