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Race for final Chino Valley council seat too close to call
Pecoraro leading Granillo by slightest margin as of Tuesday night

Whether it be at the national, state or local level, it seemed like every election this year will go down to the wire and it’s no different in Chino Valley as its runoff race between Regina Pecoraro and Eric Granillo for the final town council seat was too close to call as of Tuesday night.

By Aaron Valdez November 4, 2020
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Essentially running unopposed in Tuesday night’s general election because her Democratic challenger doesn’t live in District 1 of the Arizona Legislature, Karen Fann of Prescott will begin serving her third two-year term in the Arizona State Senate in January.

By Doug Cook November 4, 2020
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It took three months, but the Prescott Valley Town Council’s membership is finally set for 2021 after voters elected newcomers Brenda Dickinson and Roger Kinsinger to fill the council’s last two seats.

By Doug Cook November 4, 2020
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The General Election returns as of Wednesday, Nov. 18 - two weeks after the election.

By The Daily Courier November 3, 2020
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On the eve of Election Day 2020, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli speaks to the crowd from the Yavapai County courthouse steps at a Republican rally Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in downtown Prescott. (Cindy Barks/Courier)

By Cindy Barks November 2, 2020
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In an effort to reach out on Election Day, the Prescott Police Department wanted to assure the community they serve on a daily basis that they are “dedicated to protecting” democracy, a department release stated Monday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. November 2, 2020
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On Election Day, the biggest worry for many Arizona voters is whether their votes will be counted.

By ALICIA MOSER Cronkite News November 2, 2020
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With the General Election set for Tuesday, Nov. 3, it’s too late to mail in your ballot, but the following is a list of in-person voting locations and drop-off boxes in the quad-city area:

By Jesse Bertel October 31, 2020
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110,000 early ballots already cast in Yavapai County
25 official vote centers to be available throughout county for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3

Every weekday since in-person early voting started on Oct. 7, voters have lined up at the Yavapai County Administration Building on Fair Street, starting at 7:30 a.m., to cast their ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.

By Cindy Barks October 31, 2020
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If you plan to mail in your ballot rather than drop it off at a dropbox or vote in person, the United States Postal Service and elections officials have recommended you place it in the mail seven days before Election Day. That makes Tuesday, Oct. 27, their suggested deadline.

By The Daily Courier October 26, 2020
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On the heels of his Oct. 19 visits to Prescott and Tucson, President Donald Trump is now planning to make campaign stops in Goodyear and Bullhead City on Wednesday. This will be his seventh visit to battleground state of Arizona this year

By AP and staff report October 26, 2020
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With more than two weeks to go before the 2020 General Election, more than 33% of the early ballots mailed out to Yavapai County voters have already been returned.

By Cindy Barks October 17, 2020
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Prop 208: Bad for small businesses in Prescott area?
Chambers of commerce in Quad Cities appear wary of tax hikes amid pandemic

Should small-business owners in the Quad Cities of Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley and Dewey-Humboldt be wary of Arizona’s Proposition 208?

By Doug Cook October 17, 2020
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A rally is scheduled for noon Monday, Oct. 19, at the Prescott Regional Airport (PRC) for the 2020 re-election campaign for President Donald Trump.

October 16, 2020
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The City of Prescott has entered a contract with President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that has set up the groundwork for a Trump campaign rally at the Prescott Airport at noon Monday, Oct. 19.

By Cindy Barks October 15, 2020

Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly says his campaign raised nearly $39 million during the third quarter, while Republican Sen. Martha McSally reports raising almost $23 million.

By Associated Press October 15, 2020
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Ballot counting expected to take several days
No instant results on Election Day, state elections official warns

If you think you’re going to bed on election night knowing who voters have chosen, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has a bit of advice. Think again.

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Still want to vote? You may now have only until Thursday, Oct. 15, to register
9th Circuit Court of Appeals says 2-1 that judge acted illegally giving 2-1/2 weeks

Arizonans who want to vote this election may now have only through Thursday to get signed up.

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Prescott residents have choice of four PUSD board candidates
Three, four-year seats available for four candidates

Prescott Unified School District is the only one in the region that will have a Governing Board election on Nov. 3.

By Nanci Hutson October 12, 2020
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As a community newspaper, The Daily Courier is listing contested races today that will appear on your General Election ballot that most affect the Quad Cities communities.

By The Daily Courier October 10, 2020
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As voters fill out their mail-in ballots or go to the polls on Nov. 3 to select their national, state and local leaders, area taxpayers will also want to be certain to cast their votes for some local initiatives.

By Nanci Hutson October 10, 2020
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Five years ago, the Prescott community voted to invest $15 million into the school district to upgrade technology, buy new school buses, become energy efficient, repair schools and renovate the historic Washington School into a new district office.

By Nanci Hutson October 10, 2020
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The Team Trump tour bus made a stop in Prescott Valley on Wednesday morning, Oct. 7.

By The Daily Courier October 7, 2020
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Early voting got underway Wednesday, Oct. 7, and voters who are on the permanent early voting list or requested a ballot-by-mail should receive them soon, according to a news release.

By The Daily Courier October 7, 2020
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Down in the polls just days before Arizona voters begin casting ballots, Republican Sen. Martha McSally came out swinging against her Democratic challenger in their only face-to-face debate Tuesday, accusing retired astronaut Mark Kelly of obfuscating his true beliefs.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press October 7, 2020

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