Arizona Republicans are still hoping to pull out a “win’’ for President Donald Trump, whether or not it ends up mattering on a national level — and even if it takes going to court.
About 10,000 ballots are still waiting to be processed in Yavapai County, but so far the county’s voters have diverged significantly from the State of Arizona in the U.S. Presidential race.
Arizonans have decided they want to be able to smoke marijuana and apparently are just fine with taxing the richest state residents to help add funds for K-12 education.
A changing electorate in Arizona handed historic victories to Democrats in the former Republican stronghold, with Joe Biden becoming only the second Democratic presidential candidate since 1948 to win the state and retired astronaut Mark Kelly giving the party both Senate seats for the first time in nearly 70 years.
Democrat Mark Kelly won the Arizona Senate seat once held by John McCain, riding Arizona's changing electorate to flip a Republican Senate seat in a state long dominated by the GOP.
The richest Arizonans may end up financing additional cash for public schools. Backers of Proposition 208 late Tuesday, Nov. 3, declared victory for their plan to levy an income tax surcharge on the top 4% of wage earners.
The mood for Humboldt Unified School District education leaders and advocates who gathered at the Event Spot in Prescott Valley on election night was somber, and in some cases, downright angry.
Arizona voters returned seven U.S. House incumbents to office by wide margins on Tuesday, Nov. 3, but the state’s other two congressional races were too early to call with not enough votes counted.
After the Prescott Unified School District elections Tuesday night, the Governing Board will welcome back incumbent John Mackin for a third, four-year term and two newcomers, Anthony Fraher and Kara Woods for similar four-year terms.
Democrat Mark Kelly opened a big lead Tuesday night against Republican Sen. Martha McSally in early election results for an Arizona race that will be crucial in determining control of the U.S. Senate.
With eight years of experience behind him, Republican Craig Brown appears to be the only elected incumbent who will remain on the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors come January 2021.
Ballots from more than 80% of registered voters in Yavapai County were already being counted Tuesday night, Nov. 3, and more ballots continued to be processed through the night.
Arizona’s Electoral College votes have been a safe bet for Republicans in most presidential elections over seven decades, but not this year in early returns as President Donald Trump trailed his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden at press time 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.
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.
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.
The General Election returns as of Wednesday, Nov. 18 - two weeks after the election.
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)
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.
On Election Day, the biggest worry for many Arizona voters is whether their votes will be counted.
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.