General election recap
U.S. SENATOR (2239 of 2239 precincts
Mesa voters overwhelmingly approved four bond packages totalling
$201.7 million that will fund replacement of aging pipes and the
city's electrical system.
Mesa and Chandler voters easily approved home rule overrides in
their cities that will prevent the communities from making deep
Arizona voters overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to terminate
the state's early childhood development and health programs that
are funded by tobacco tax revenue.
TOPEKA, Kan. — A professor who helped write
Arizona's new immigration law has been elected Kansas secretary of
Republican Jan Brewer easily defeated Democrat Terry Goddard to
win a full term as Arizona's governor Tuesday by avoiding potential
fallout from the state's deep budget troubles and riding a wave of
support for the state's controversial law on illegal
Voters changed the balance of Arizona's congressional delegation
from heavily Democratic to majority Republican on Tuesday.
Proponents of medical marijuana use in Arizona will have to wait
a little longer to see if voters rejected their proposed law
allowing its use.
Republicans look like they made it a clean sweep in the state's
top offices, winning the races for governor, secretary of state,
attorney general, treasurer and superintendent of public
The son of former Vice President Dan Quayle won a tough battle
against a Democratic challenger on Tuesday to represent Arizona's
3rd Congressional District.
School board members in Chandler Unified School District
retained their seats while newcomers are joining incumbents in
Tempe Union and Mesa Unified, according to unofficial election
results late Tuesday.
In a year of transition for the Maricopa County Attorney's
Office, Republican Bill Montgomery will be the one to transform it
into what he says will be "his office" and not a clone of former
county attorney Andrew Thomas.
Kevin Hartke has defeated Donna Wallace in a runoff election for
an open Chandler City Council seat.
East Valley schools heard a mixed message from voters Tuesday as
overrides appeared to be losing in two districts but bond measures
Results in the District 20 House race were slow to come in on
Tuesday night, but the numbers suggested that Jeff Dial's third
election could be the charm.
Dana Saar will replace controversial member Jerry Walker on the
Maricopa Community Colleges governing board, according to
unofficial election results Tuesday night.
Holy cow, the Cubs actually won in Mesa.
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Veteran Mesa lawmaker Russell Pearce will take the helm of the
Senate in January after being elected by his Republican colleagues
on his promise to run the chamber with a Tea Party philosophy.
Tuesday's defeat of Propositions 301 and 302 knocked a $450
million hole in the state budget and has the outgoing Senate
president calling for a special session, and soon, to plug it.
Vote counts released Thursday show the gap narrowing for a
measure that would legalize medical marijuana.
Rep. Raul Grijalva won re-election to a fifth term in southern
Arizona's 7th Congressional District, vote tallies released
Two days after voters approved him as the next state
superintendent of public instruction, John Huppenthal acknowledged
the challenge ahead of him is "a little like moving Mt.
Voters in the Kyrene Elementary School District turned down
Tuesday a measure to renew the district's capital outlay override,
but the district hopes to seek another vote next fall, leaders said
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