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Pinal County, with heavy voting for GOP, tightened or decided state races

Pinal County was the difference between a total rout by Democrats seeking the highest federal and state offices and down-to-the-wire results in just about...

Virginia Ross discusses success of Pinal County’s general election

The good news for Pinal County voters is this month’s general election went off without a hitch, votes were counted properly and on time,...

Poll: Readers bemoan failure of Prop 469

Pinal County residents had a chance to approve funding for the improvement and expansion of roads throughout the county with Proposition 469 in last...

Incumbent Martinez nears win in House race; Seaman clings to 2nd

Updated at 1:22 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2022. Incumbent Teresa Martinez, a Republican, is holding her lead, but Democratic challenger Keith Seaman has moved back...

O’Halleran concedes to political newcomer Crane for U.S. House

Three-term Congressman Tom O'Halleran, who represents Maricopa in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Friday morning conceded defeat to Republican political neophyte Eli Crane...

Prop. 469 to fund road improvements, including SR 347, headed for defeat

Updated at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 9, 2022. Pinal County voters, who have been clamoring for better transportation, specifically widening and improving State Route 347,...

TJ Shope rolls to victory over Kerby for District 16 state Senate

Updated at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 9, 2022. Incumbent Republican TJ Shope, unexpectedly trailing Democratic challenger Taylor Kerby in early returns, rolled to a commanding...

O’Halleran, Crane in tight battle for District 2 U.S. House seat

Updated at 8:15 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2022. Incumbent Democrat Tom O’Halleran’s bid to retain his U.S. House of Representatives seat against challenger Eli Crane...

Polling places busy across city but no lengthy lines yet reported by midday

Voting was brisk across Maricopa on Tuesday morning as polls opened for the General Election. While polling places were busy, there were no lengthy...

Here’s what you need to know when you go to the polls today in...

For those planning to vote in Maricopa today, here are several links that provide information that you first should know. Voters are encouraged to first...
Primary 2020 Maricopa Wells

Pinal Elections Dept. works to regain voters’ trust in Nov. 8 General Election

There was no announced count of the eggs that soiled faces of Pinal County elections officials after what even they acknowledge was “a major...

Police, sheriff prepared, but not expecting issues at polls

Maricopa and Pinal County officials are expecting Tuesday’s election to proceed without any incidents at polling places. However, both Maricopa Police and Pinal County Sheriff’s...

Opinion: Prop. 469 would deliver better quality of life to Pinal County

We can improve the quality of life in Pinal County for years to come by voting YES on Proposition 469. Among many other projects, the...

Poll: Small majority believes election will be issue-free in Pinal County

As Maricopa prepares to go to the polls Nov. 8, results of this week’s InMaricopa reader poll show slightly more than half of the...

Candidates for District 16 seats in State Senate, House discuss priorities

Maricopans who are not voting early by mail will cast their votes for Arizona District 16 Senate and House candidates in the general election...

Outside review of election cites judgment, communication, training errors

An independent expert hired by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors to review the Elections Department's performance in the August primary reported Wednesday there...

With ballots in the mail as Election Day nears, a look at key local...

Early ballots are in the mail. The General Election is upon us. A dizzying array of statewide propositions and all of Arizona’s key leadership positions...

Crane says experience as Navy SEAL prepared him to be Maricopa’s congressman

While in the desert of Iraq as a U.S. Navy SEAL, becoming a politician and running for office was the furthest thing from Eli...

Pinal County officials discuss election challenges

Elections Director Virginia Ross and Pinal County Attorney Kent Volkmer provided an update from the Elections Department and related legal matters during a Pinal...

Teresa Martinez receives councilman’s endorsement for House

Editor: It is my privilege and honor to endorse Teresa Martinez for election in the Arizona House of Representatives in 2022. Teresa was appointed to serve...

Maricopa gets 19 applicants for vacant City Council seat

The list of candidates to fill the two remaining years of newly selected Mayor Nancy Smith’s City Council term has been made public, and...

City Council primary 2022: The election that tested voters and candidates

The 2022 Maricopa primary election was memorable for many reasons. It took nine days after Election Day for Pinal County to announce a Logic and...

Council certifies election results as incumbents retain seats

It’s finally official. The Maricopa City Council on Tuesday night certified results from the Aug. 2 primary that will keep incumbents Vincent Manfredi, Rich Vitiello...

Poll: Most respondents have some doubts about election accuracy

Seven days after the Aug. 2 primary election the winners in the Maricopa City Council race became clear. But the multiple election mistakes by...

City to get new mayor Tuesday

On the heels of a protracted City Council election that played out over the past two weeks that saw three incumbents re-elected, the city...

County certifies election results

Pinal County has announced that a post-election Logic and Accuracy test was certified Thursday and witnessed by political observers from both Republican and Democrat...

It’s (un)official: Incumbents retain city council seats

Incumbent city councilmembers Vincent Manfredi, Rich Vitiello and Henry Wade retained their seats as the final votes were counted in the race for three...

Supervisors appoint Dana Lewis as Pinal County Recorder

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously moved to appoint Dana Lewis as Pinal County Recorder, through December 31, 2024. The move comes after Virginia Ross...

Ross in as new Pinal elections director; Frisk out

Pinal County has made a move to clean up the mess of this year’s primary elections, bringing in county Recorder Virginia Ross in to...

Lake wins GOP nom for governor

Update: Aug. 4, 2022 (9:35 p.m.) Kari Lake, the former television news anchor and 2020 election denier, was called the winner in the Republican primary...