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Opponents of a voter initiative legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a judge's decision and block the measure from the ballot.

Registered Republicans in Arizona have overtaken independents as the largest voting bloc in the state. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, voters without a party affiliation had been the majority since January 2014.


A judge has thrown out a legal challenge to an initiative that will ask voters in November to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona.

 

 

 

 

 

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Arizona voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. The Secretary of State’s Office has officially certified the necessary signatures for the measure to appear on the November ballot. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Many political analysts now consider Arizona a toss-up state in this year’s presidential election. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a new poll shows Democrat Hillary Clinton with a slight lead over Republican Donald Trump.

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