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The ballot set to run in the August Primary Election took shape in Arizona on May 28, as candidates worked to submit the required signatures to officially run.
Early voters, get your pens ready. Early ballots for the Primary Election begin mailing for voters affiliated with a recognized political party July 31, 2014. More than 1 million early ballots will mail statewide. Recognized political parties include Republican, Democrat, Libertarian or American’s Elect.
On Tuesday, the Republican who will move forward to face Democrat Ron Barber in June’s General Election will be decided.
Ballots are still being counted in the Oro Valley Town Council Primary Election.
In Oro Valley, the Primary Election (Aug. 26 election day) is the first round of voting where all initial candidates have the potential to receive votes in order to advance to the General Election or win outright. Registered voters will select a candidate for each open seat, and in the case of this year’s local election, residents will select one candidate for the open Mayoral seat and three candidates for the three open Councilmember seats. If the candidates do not win outright, then the candidates receiving the highest amount of votes candidates per remaining open seat) move on to the General Election (Nov. 4 election day). Oro Valley has non-partisan elections, which means that candidates are elected regardless of their political affiliation.
The Pima County Elections Department has sent out about 190,000 yellow postcards to remind voters of their precinct numbers, polling places and the need to bring identification to their polling places when they vote in the Aug. 28 primary election.
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On Tuesday, Arizona voters will be voting on the primary candidates they want to see move on to the General Election, and based on early numbers, many residents have already spoken.
Unofficial and Unaudited Results of the March 8, 2011 Primary Election Marana Mayor and Town Council below
Marana Town Councilman Herb Kai on Tuesday, March 10, appeared to easily win re-election.
"Don't much care who does the electin' long as I do the nominatin'"
Seven candidates ran in the March 10 Marana Town Council primary. Two incumbents — Herb Kai and Patti Comerford — emerged victorious. Four of the five remaining candidates will move on to the May 19 general election, pending results of a possible recount.
Election results show Marana Town Council incumbents Herb Kai and Patti Comerford holding onto their seats, according to an official canvass of votes in last week’s primary.
The Town of Marana’s election season has officially arrived. Beginning last Thursday, the Pima County Recorder’s Office began to mail out ballots to approximately 20,000 registered voters in town.
In several competitive local and state primary races this summer, area candidates spent nearly $200,000 in the past two months for primaries held Tuesday, Sept. 2 (as The Explorer went to press), for state Senate and House and county board of supervisors’ districts 1 and 3.
While it's clear that Republican Jeff Flake will move on to face Democrat Richard Carmona, the race for Pima County Board of Supervisor, District 1 is still close with Republican Ally Miller currently leading her primary opponents.
Republican Al Melvin on Tuesday defeated Pete Hershberger, the former GOP state house member, in the race for the open seat in State Senate District 26, according to unofficial primary election tallies.
Independent voters are aloud to cast their votes in this year’s primary election.
Special to the Explorer/Don Boorse, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer addresses the press during a Republican get-together after the primary election Aug. 24 at Mr. An's on Oracle Road in the Northwest. Brewer was an easy winner Tuesday, and now faces Democrat Terry Goddard in the November gubernatorial race.
Arizona won't just have a new governor come November, embattled Attorney General Tom Horne was defeated Tuesday night in the primary, losing the election to Mark Brnovich.
As election-night results continue to come in, it appears GOP candidate Doug Ducey move on to face Democrat Fred Duvall in the General Election.