Ryan Heinsius

Recent polls show a dead heat in Arizona between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. That has Democrats hopeful for a win in the historically red state. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Clinton’s former rival, Senator Bernie Sanders, campaigned for her yesterday in Flagstaff. 

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A coalition of advocacy groups says it is deploying monitors to dozens of polling sites in the Phoenix and Tucson areas to ensure voters are safe and not misinformed.

Election officials in Yavapai County say a small number of voters in Prescott received early ballots with incorrect return dates listed on them. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, worker error is to blame.

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During the last national election in 2014, college aged students accounted for just 4 percent of Arizona’s statewide vote. Secretary of State Michele Reagan wants to see that number increase this year. Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports.


The federal minimum wage may be affecting year’s elections. A new poll shows a majority of Arizonans support an increase. And that could determine how they vote for the state’s U.S. Senate seat. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.