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Fewer polling places, independent voters causing long lines on Arizona election day

Long lines and traffic jams have plagued most of Maricopa County’s 60 presidential preference election polling places since they opened at 6 a.m., an election official said. Some voters have had to wait in line for up to two hours at some locations.

State’s early voting returns may lessen impact of candidate visits

With Tuesday marking Arizona’s presidential preference election, the candidates have flooded to the Grand Canyon State this week in hopes of locking in a win. However, with so many ballots coming in early, those visits may not mean as much as politicians hope.

Bill Clinton fires up crowd for Hillary at Phoenix Central High School

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to a Phoenix crowd on Sunday, advocating for his wife, Hillary Clinton, just two days ahead of the Arizona presidential preference election. The campaign event was held at Central High School, the same venue that President Obama spoke at earlier this year.

Trump protesters shut down Shea Boulevard in attempt to impact campaign rally

FOUNTAIN HILLS – About 100 protesters trying to block Donald Trump’s supporters from reaching his presidential campaign rally in Fountain Hills blocked Shea Boulevard on Saturday, disrupting traffic for about two hours before law enforcement could remove them.

Trump draws thousands to otherwise calm Fountain Hills

FOUNTAIN HILLS – The normally quiet town of Fountain Hills got a change of pace Saturday morning during a campaign stop by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at Fountain Park.

Trump Fountain Hills photo gallery

Supporters and protesters of presidential candidate Donald Trump gathered on Saturday to voice their opinions of the GOP frontrunner at rallies in downtown Phoenix and Fountain Hills. At one point, protesters blocked Shea Blvd. near the Mayo Clinic in an attempt to block Trump supporters from reaching the rally in Fountain Hills. Trump spoke to thousands in the park before heading for his third Arizona event in Tucson.