Voter Registration Weekends
Step #2: Order/Download FREE Resources
Elections have a tremendous impact on the future of our state. They are your opportunity to ensure your values are represented and voice is heard! That’s why it’s so critical to be registered to vote.
Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) is sending over 200 surveys out today to candidates for federal, state, and county office to comprise CAP’s 2012 Voter Guide.
For 14 years, CAP has published the Voter Guide to provide voters with straightforward answers directly from the candidates. For many Arizona voters, the Guide has become their go-to resource during the election season. (more…)
The polls closed last night at 7 p.m. for many city elections across Arizona. This doesn’t mean that the city election season is over though. In most cases for these elections, a candidate must receive more than 50% of the vote in order to be declared the winner. If no candidate receives this much, a run-off election is scheduled typically for November. For example, in the Phoenix Mayor race, there were six candidates. Wes Gullet and Greg Stanton received the most votes, but neither crossed the 50% mark, so they will face off on November 8. (more…)
Hype is steadily growing for the 2012 presidential election, but we may be overlooking a critically important election right in our own neighborhood.
On August 30, 2011, cities throughout Arizona will be holding elections for mayor and city council, including Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma, and Prescott.
According to the Arizona Republic, a disappointing 10 percent of Phoenix residents are projected to vote in this election which will ultimately decide who will control the most close-to-home issues for the next four years. While many of us are preoccupied with the gargantuan battles being fought at the state and federal levels, it seems we’re neglecting the tangible battles that are occurring daily in our city governments. (more…)