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State Capitol News
5:00 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Education Focal Point of First General-Election Gubernatorial Debate

Doug Ducey (right) discusses his ideas for shrinking government by going through the state budget "like a businessman" as Democrat Fred DuVal weighs his comments.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

Education took center stage Wednesday night as gubernatorial hopefuls, Democrat Fred DuVal and Republican Doug Ducey, faced off in their first debate ahead of the general election. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer was there.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Clean Elections Commission Further Pursuing Horne Campaign Finance Investigation

Outgoing Attorney General Tom Horne
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

The executive director of the Clean Elections Commission concluded today there’s reason to believe that Tom Horne used more than $300,000 worth of state employee time and office rent in his bid to get reelected as attorney general. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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State Capitol News
3:30 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Final Voting Numbers from State Primary Trickling In

Secretary of State Ken Bennett signs the formal canvass Monday for the Aug. 26 primary election. Only 27 percent of registered voters turned out.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

New figures this afternoon show the outcome of the just-completed primary was decided by only about one out of every four registered voters. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:00 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Keihne Concedes CD-1 Republican Primary to House Speaker Tobin

Rancher Gary Kiehne and House Speaker Andy Tobin at a June debate. Kiehne on Tuesday conceded the GOP primary to Tobin.
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

The first congressional district now has a Republican candidate. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:22 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

With No Winner Yet Declared in CD-1, Kirkpatrick Proposes Debates

Eastern Arizona Republican congressional candidate Gary Kiehne.
Credit azcapitoltimes.com

The Republican primary race in the First Congressional District remains too close to call. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan Reports, this hasn’t prevented the incumbent from preparing to face the eventual winner. 

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State Capitol News
8:18 am
Thu August 28, 2014

College Costs Emerge as First Issue in Governor’s Race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former Arizona regent at a forum in Flagstaff earlier this month.
Credit Ryan Heinsius

Republicans are making the cost of attending college in the state an issue in the governor’s race. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, the issue is more complex than the pure dollar figures.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:40 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

ARIZONA PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

Credit abc15.com

Click below for official state and county election results.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:31 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Still Too Close to Call in First Congressional District Republican Primary

State House Speaker and Republican candidate for the first congressional district Andy Tobin.
Credit Gage Skidmore

With all precincts reporting, Andy Tobin leads Gary Kiehne by fewer than 500 votes out of more than 43,000 cast in the first congressional district’s Republican primary. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, no clear winner has yet been determined in one of the state’s most closely watched races. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:53 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Navajo Nation Holds Primary for President, Council

Former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr.
Credit AP

Along with the State of Arizona, the Navajo Nation is holding primary elections today. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, a crowded field of candidates are competing for president and tribal council along with other positions.

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State Capitol News
1:37 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Brewer Casts Her Ballot, Describes Dark Money Influence on Primary as ‘Astounding’

Gov. Jan Brewer arrives at her polling place this morning. The governor said the amount of personal and "dark money" poured into the election has been "astounding."
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

Governor Jan Brewer had one word today when she cast her ballot for the amount of personal cash and dark money in this year’s Republican primary: Astounding. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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