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David Cook

Meet Your Candidate: David Cook seeks District 8 House seat

David Cook is running as a Republican for one of two Arizona House seats up for election in District 8 --- which includes San Tan, Florence, Casa Grande, Globe. The deadline to register to vote in …
John Fillmore

Meet Your Candidate: John Fillmore seeks District 16 House seat

John Fillmore is running as a Republican for one of two Arizona House seats in District 16 --- which includes Apache Junction, East Mesa and Gold Canyon. The deadline to register to vote in the …
Neal Carter

Meet Your Candidate: Neal Carter seeks District 8 House seat

Neal Carter is running as a Republican for one of two House seats up for election in District 8 --- which includes San Tan, Florence, Casa Grande, Globe. The deadline to register to vote in the …

Queen Creek Town Council candidates talk priorities, job creation

In addition to the restaurant and retail jobs available in Queen Creek, employers are needed with clean industrial and manufacturing businesses, Queen Creek Town Council candidates say...
A sign points to a local polling station for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix.

Maricopa County officials approve August primary election plans

Maricopa County is expanding voting access for the August Primary Election, while focusing on the health and safety of voters and poll workers, according to plans approved by county officials …
ARIZONA POLITICS

McSally, Kelly look to formalize Senate nominations

PHOENIX (AP) — The race to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate is one of the hottest contests in U.S. politics this November, but there's likely to be little fanfare in next week's primary.

Phoenix metropolitan medical marijuana dispensaries brace for 2020 ballot initiative result

If there’s going to be an initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, it may as well have 420,000 signatures to get it on the ballot.
LOCAL ELECTIONS
POLITICAL OPINION

Brewer: West Coast anarchy could happen in Arizona if we don’t stand against it

The insanity we’re seeing in the Pacific Northwest would have free reign to spread to the rest of the country under a prospective Biden administration.
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Independent Newsmedia launches collaborative commenting platform at yourvalley.net

The idea of maintaining civil discourse when debating public issues of the day is more than lip-service at Independent Newsmedia. At Yourvalley.net, which is powered by the work of local …
Pam Burks

Burks: Re-elect Todd House for District 5 supervisor

It is with enthusiasm that I endorse Todd House for re-election as Pinal County supervisor, District 5. There is a choice between leadership. He has proven accomplishments such as: lowering taxes, …

Rhoden: A letter to my kids regarding #BlackLivesMatter

I last wrote a public letter to you six years ago in BKNation. During that time, in 2014, we had just moved to the Phoenix area and I was a recently minted PhD. The world at that time seemed in …
Jason Houston

Houston: Some questions for Trump fans to consider before the election

Some questions for Trump fans to consider before Nov. 3: Why does Trump fight with everyone? Why does Trump put his knowledge above the experts'? Why does Trump constantly ignore the …
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