Joe Arpaio on Friday was narrowly defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016 amid voter frustrations over his taxpayer-funded legal bills, his penchant for self-promotion and a defiant streak that led to his now-pardoned criminal conviction.
In our Aug. 6 story about the protest over the new Prescott jail, we included a quote near the end wherein we incorrectly identified Board of Supervisors candidate Harry Oberg as being "newly elected."
Arizona should not be forced to give voters a chance to "cure'' the fact that they forgot to sign the the envelopes holding their ballots before dropping them in the mail, Attorney General Mark Brnovich contends.
The Primary Election returns from Tuesday, Aug. 4, continue to be tabulated by the Yavapai County Elections Department, but final results may not come soon.
Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk appears to have held off a challenge for her office in the Aug. 4 Primary Election, ending Tuesday night with 69.24% to David Stringer’s 30.76% of the vote.
In a primary race that Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown called “a referendum on the no-jail” campaign, Brown and Supervisor Mary Mallory appeared well on their way to wins in the Republican primary Tuesday, Aug. 4.
Incumbent U.S. District 4 Rep. Paul Gosar fended off challenger Anne Marie Ward of Prescott Valley to win the 2020 Republican primary election Tuesday night, Aug. 4, unofficially garnering 62.4% of nearly 88,000 votes cast.
A political newcomer and a seasoned state lawmaker from Maricopa County Tuesday night, Aug. 4, appear to have emerged from a field of five candidates as front runners in the Republican primary for the state Legislative District 1 seat.
After the dust settled in the Chino Valley Primary Election race on Aug. 4, lone incumbent Annie Perkins retained her seat on the Town Council while newcomers Tom Armstrong and Eric Granillo finished in second and third, respectively, to apparently claim the remaining two seats.
Lori Hunt and April Hepperle apparently each clinched a four-year term on the Prescott Valley Town Council Tuesday night, Aug. 4, as they were the two highest vote getters in the 2020 primary.
According to unofficial results as of 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, Prescott Valley Police Lieutenant James Gregory has a sizeable lead in the District 2 Yavapai County supervisor’s race.
The Primary Election returns, as of 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, from voters in Yavapai County.
Although the vast majority of Yavapai County’s voters requested early ballots, Vote Centers are open all day today, Tuesday, Aug. 4, for voters who prefer to vote in person.
By Friday afternoon, July 31, more than one-third of registered voters in Yavapai County had already cast their ballots for the Aug. 4 primary, and nearly half of the ballots that were mailed out to voters had been returned and confirmed.
The need for public transit has been studied for years in the Prescott area, and the region recently got word that $3.6 million of CARES Act money was available for transit.
A measure to boost taxes on the state’s most wealthy can’t go on the November ballot because the description of the measure fails to inform voters of what it really does, a judge ruled late Friday, July 31.
What is your position on growth in Chino Valley? Is it better the town remain a small farming town or will it be better off becoming a business friendly town and growing?
Of all of the issues confronting the Prescott Valley Town Council over the next four years, how the town should try to handle its growth in population and construction rises to the top of the list.
By Wednesday, July 22, more than one-fourth of voters who were mailed early ballots for the Aug. 4 primary had returned their completed ballots to the Yavapai County Recorder’s Office.
Foes of legalizing adult recreational use of marijuana in Arizona are trying to keep the issue from going to voters in November.
For Yavapai County voters who have yet to request an early ballot by mail for the Aug. 4 primary, the deadline to do so is approaching.
For months, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors has been taking steps toward a $65.2 million bond issue for a new justice center/jail in Prescott.
Today, The Daily Courier Editorial Board is making its Primary Election recommendations.
During two meetings in early 2020, the Second Amendment’s protection of the right to bear arms took center stage for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.