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Several Republican candidates in 2020 will be at Bible Baptist Church in Chino Valley on Saturday, May 16.

May 9, 2020
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For the 2020 primary election on Aug. 4, the Prescott Valley Town Council needs to fill four of its six seats, excluding Mayor Kell Palguta, whose term runs through August 2022.

By Doug Cook April 21, 2020
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Harry Oberg will officially launch his campaign for County Supervisor, District 1, on Tuesday, March 10, at The Western Heritage Center, 156 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, from 6 to 8 p.m.

March 4, 2020
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President Donald Trump trolled his political enemies Wednesday in the first of three rallies in three days in the West as Democrats vied in neighboring Nevada to be the one to challenge him in the November election.

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press February 20, 2020
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The packed room stood and cheered as longtime Whiskey Row merchant John Lutes announced his candidacy for election as Yavapai County Supervisor, District 1, to a meeting of local Democrats on Jan. 9.

February 15, 2020
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Harry Oberg is running for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, District 1.

February 12, 2020
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Please join Sherrie on Monday, Feb. 17, at Jersey Lilly Saloon to launch her campaign for District 1 County Supervisor.

February 8, 2020
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Stringer, who resigned amid ethics probe, to run for Yavapai County attorney
Polk 'confident the people of Yavapai County will re-elect' her

Former Arizona state Rep. David Stringer is running for office again, just nine months after the Republican lawmaker from Prescott resigned amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and comments he made on race and immigration.

By Staff and wire reports January 11, 2020
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When Anne Marie Ward (Mayes) of Prescott decided to challenge Rep. Paul Gosar in the 2020 Republican Primary for the Arizona District 4 Congressional seat in 2020, she closed her consulting firm and began traveling around the district.

By Doug Cook December 18, 2019
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In a race that pitted two longtime Prescott businessmen against one another, Steve Sischka came out on top Tuesday, outdistancing fellow incumbent Jim Lamerson by about 1,600 votes.

By Cindy Barks, Doug Cook November 5, 2019
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Early returns from the Tuesday, Nov. 5, special election show that the Town of Dewey-Humboldt will no longer be the only town in the state of Arizona without a franchise agreement with Arizona Public Service (APS).

By Jason Wheeler November 5, 2019
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General Election results: Nov. 5 at 7:15 p.m.
Prescott City Council and Dewey-Humboldt APS Franchise Agreement

Following are the unofficial results, with county elections officials reporting – as of about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.

November 5, 2019
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In a Tuesday, Nov. 5, staff meeting, Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher announced he plans to retire after his term ends in Dec. 2020, according to a news release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO).

By Max Efrein November 5, 2019
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Prescott City Council race in final days of balloting
Deadline for ballots is 7 p.m. Tuesday

Just a few days now remain for voters to cast their ballots in the Prescott city election Nov. 5.

By Cindy Barks November 1, 2019
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Dewey-Humboldt to hold election Nov. 5 for APS franchise agreement
Would permit APS to use town’s rights-of way without permits

In next week’s election, Tuesday, Nov. 5, the voters of Dewey-Humboldt will decide whether or not to allow the town to enter into a 25-year franchise agreement with Arizona Public Service (APS).

By Jason Wheeler October 29, 2019
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The two candidates facing off in the City of Prescott’s Nov. 5 runoff share a number of similarities. Both Jim Lamerson and Steve Sischka are longtime business owners in Prescott; both are in their late 60s/early 70s; and both have lived in Prescott for about four decades.

By Cindy Barks October 24, 2019
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Voter turnout down in 2019 city primary, but still over 50%
Prescott Council vote makes August primary results official

At 52.38%, voter turnout for Prescott’s 2019 primary was down slightly from the two previous city primaries.

By Cindy Barks September 11, 2019
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Rusing, Orr win Prescott council seats
Third seat could go to Nov. 5 run-off; Mengarelli, unopposed, easily wins re-election

Outdistancing her nearest competitor by more than 3,000 votes, City Council challenger Cathey Rusing termed her win on Tuesday a “mandate” from the voters.

By Cindy Barks August 27, 2019
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Following are the unofficial results, with county elections officials reporting – as of about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 - voters returned 15,622 ballots...

August 27, 2019
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With less than a week to go before the Prescott city primary, the five candidates seeking seats on the City Council have raised a total of $86,957 toward their individual campaigns.

By Cindy Barks August 20, 2019
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33% of Prescott voters cast ballots during first two weeks
Ballot deadline set for 7 p.m. Aug. 27

With just more than a week to go in Prescott’s mail-in primary, voters are casting their ballots in numbers that exceed the response two years ago.

By Cindy Barks August 16, 2019
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Prescott voters who would like to have an early ballot mailed to them now have less than two days to make the request.

By The Daily Courier August 15, 2019
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About 16% of Prescott voters opted to cast their ballots during the first week of voting for the Prescott City Council and Mayor positions.

By Cindy Barks August 9, 2019
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City Council hopefuls delve into water issues
Fixing groundwater deficit takes center stage at CWAG forum

The region’s groundwater overdraft is not the sole responsibility of the City of Prescott, City Council candidates stressed during a recent public forum.

By Cindy Barks August 6, 2019
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Is ‘scramble’ best solution to downtown Prescott traffic woes?
Candidates weigh in on problem as city seeks answers

By the last week of August, downtown pedestrians could be in for a “scramble” at the corner of Gurley and Montezuma streets.

By Cindy Barks August 3, 2019


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