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State troopers have confiscated about 50 handguns and 80,000 rounds of ammunition that had been stored in the Arizona Department of Economic Security's basement.

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President-elect Donald Trump has named Arizona House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham to a press relations post on his transition team and added state Treasurer Jeff DeWit as a special adviser for operations.

Last-minute ballots helped lead some Republican candidates and conservative causes to victory after Election Night, while in the past those ballots typically favored Democrats.

This post was updated at 9:30 a.m. on Tue, Nov. 15. 

State senators and house representatives in all 30 of Arizona’s legislative districts were up for a vote during Tuesday’s general election. In Legislative District 6, Republican incumbent senator Sylvia Allen currently leads Democrat Nikki Bagley by about 1,716 votes. 

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced changes in his senior staff, including the departure and replacement of one of his top-ranking aides.

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