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McSally, Sinema to face off for Senate seat in November

PHOENIX – Republican Martha McSally claimed victory Tuesday night and immediately called out general election opponent Democrat Kyrsten Sinema as a fake centrist. The two will face off in November to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican. “The contrast couldn’t be more clear,” McSally told supporters. “I’ve spent my life in service to.

Ducey and Garcia set for governor’s race in November

PHOENIX – Unofficial election results Tuesday night showed Gov. Doug Ducey holding a substantial lead over former Secretary of State Ken Bennett in the Republican primary election. The Associated Press called the race for Ducey shortly after results began coming in to the Secretary of State’s Office. Ducey is likely to face educator David Garcia,.

Gaynor beats Reagan, will face Hobbs for secretary of state

PHOENIX – Early primary election returns for the Arizona secretary of state race showed Republican Steve Gaynor with a healthy lead over incumbent Michele Reagan. If the early returns hold, Gaynor will face Katie Hobbs, who ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, in the general election Nov. 6. Soon after results were released, Gaynor tweeted:.

Supervisors reject request to extend poll hours in Maricopa County because of computer delays

PHOENIX – Computer system problems prevented people from voting at more than 60 polling places in Maricopa County for much of Tuesday, angering voters who waited for hours, spent time in long lines and worried whether the votes they eventually cast would be counted. Thomas Earl Council’s experience was typical of the problems that plagued.

Election Day: Computer problems at polls vex voters in Maricopa County

Check back for updates on the Arizona primary election throughout the day. Maricopa County will not extend voting hours Updated at 4:30 p.m. County officials chose not to petition the Superior Court about extend voting hours at a handful of polling places after widespread delays in the morning. All polling places in Maricopa County will.

On eve of primary, officials confident election systems are secure

WASHINGTON – Arizona elections officials say they are confident in the security of the state’s election infrastructure, after two years of working on the problem and the infusion of millions in federal funding to bolster security. The security of the state’s voter registration databases grabbed headlines in 2016 when a hacker tried to gain access.

Record turnout of 1 million voters expected in Tuesday’s primary election

PHOENIX – Arizona officials are expecting a record turnout for Tuesday’s primary election, and they’re reassuring voters that their votes will remain secure. “We’re estimating for the first time in Arizona’s history, the raw number of voters participating in a primary will go over a million,” said Matt Roberts, spokesman for Secretary of State Michele.