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.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton pushed “common sense gun control,” comprehensive immigration and a range of other topics to a diverse crowd of about 1,400 people at Carl Hayden High School on Monday, less than 24 hours before the Arizona presidential preference election.
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.
The state is ready for Tuesday's presidential preference election, said Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan and Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell. But if Reagan had her way, this election wouldn’t be the state’s responsibility.
The Arizona Presidential Preference Election will be held from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22. Utah, Idaho (Democratic only) and American Samoa are also holding primaries on this day. Here are the facts:
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.
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.
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.