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Donald Trump Jr. campaigned in a Republican stronghold in metro Phoenix for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally at a rally aimed at improving GOP voter turnout next week.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD & BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press November 1, 2018
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Cash from outside groups is rivaling -- and in some cases exceeding - what candidates for statewide office are spending on their own election campaigns.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier October 30, 2018
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Voters with early mail-in ballots who have procrastinated with filling out and mailing in their ballots — Wednesday is the last day to be sure the U.S. Postal Service can deliver ballots to the Yavapai County Recorder’s Office in time to be counted.

By The Daily Courier October 30, 2018
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Election signs raise concerns about city’s code
City Council: Is Prescott ban on signs in public rights-of-way enforceable?

Every election year, it seems, the Prescott City Council grapples with a recurring issue: What to do about temporary street signs.

By Cindy Barks October 28, 2018
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FLAGSTAFF — Republican Wendy Rogers proudly proclaims she'll support President Donald Trump's agenda if elected to represent a vast congressional district in Arizona.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press October 25, 2018
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The Nov. 6 General Election ballot contains five statewide propositions.

By Sue Tone October 20, 2018
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Current voter registration information provided by Laurin Custis, Yavapai County Registrar of Voters, indicates an increase in registered voters of 4,254 voters.

By Sue Tone October 20, 2018
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As of Oct. 16, 109,460 mail-in ballots have gone out in the mail to Yavapai County registered voters.

October 20, 2018
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Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and his party have far outpaced Democratic challenger David Garcia in fundraising and spending leading up to the Nov. 6 election for Arizona governor.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press October 19, 2018
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PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is apparently willing to risk further angering the state's teachers by forcefully backing a measure that would massively expand the state's private school voucher system.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press October 16, 2018
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Hoping to remind voters of her foe’s history, Republican senatorial contender Martha McSally said Monday that Kyrsten Sinema, her Democratic foe, is guilty of “treason.’’

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier October 15, 2018
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PHOENIX — In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane manufacturing company how the GOP tax cut has helped their business when one woman said: "I want to ask you a question about health care."

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press October 14, 2018
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PHOENIX — Republican activists on Thursday released a video of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a centrist Democrat now running for an open Arizona U.S. Senate seat, advising liberal activists how to "stop your state from becoming like Arizona."

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press October 11, 2018
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Arizonans wishing to vote in the November general election need to register today or they'll miss their chance to have a say in who represents them in the coming years.

By Associated Press October 9, 2018
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In a 4-2 decision, Chino Valley Town Council approved the signing of a joint letter of opposition to Proposition 127 at its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 25.

By Jason Wheeler October 1, 2018
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PHOENIX — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.

By Associated Press September 22, 2018
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PHOENIX – One recent poll gave Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey the edge against Democrat David Garcia. Another showed the two were neck-and-neck. A third – much earlier poll – predicted Garcia would lead in a hypothetical matchup with Ducey, who’s seeking a second term.

By Lauren Intrieri, Cronkite News Service September 22, 2018
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PHOENIX — Congressional hopeful Nick Pierson lashed out at incumbent Raul Grijalva, charging “he’s not a good example of a Mexican, not a good example of a Mexican-American, and he’s not a good example of an American.’’

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 21, 2018
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PHOENIX — An initial report examining voting problems in the Phoenix area during the August primaries faults the Maricopa County recorder for not having a backup plan, proper monitoring of lines and an efficient system for setting up voting machines.

By Associated Press September 21, 2018
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ARIVACA — Jim Chilton stood before the four strands of barbed wire that separate his ranchland from Mexico and pointed at a nearby ridge. "Very often, I see scouts on that mountain, right there," he told Rep. Martha McSally.

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press September 19, 2018
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PHOENIX — For the first time in more than two decades, Arizonans won't have the option to vote for a Libertarian Party candidate for governor.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 15, 2018
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PHOENIX — Three new polls this past week show the race to replace Jeff Flake in the U.S. Senate is pretty much a toss-up.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 15, 2018
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PHOENIX — Calling the lack of evidence of fraud irrelevant, a divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Arizona's ban on "ballot harvesting.''

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 12, 2018
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PHOENIX — The head of the local Border Patrol union is telling Hispanics they should not support David Garcia for governor simply because he also is Latino.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 11, 2018
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PHOENIX — The Republican Party finally has its nominee for superintendent of public instruction. Final unofficial vote tallies show former California Congressman Frank Riggs with 124,666 votes, edging out Bob Branch who has been involved in teaching educators. Branch wound up with 124,307 votes.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 6, 2018