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2 incumbents, 1 newcomer elected to Queen Creek Town Council

Incumbents Robin Benning and Jeff Brown along with candidate Leah Martineau tallied the most votes in the Aug. 4 primary election and earned seats on the Queen Creek Town Council. The new Council …

Unofficial primary election results for Queen Creek Town Council

The 2020 primary election Aug. 4 included candidates for three Queen Creek Town Council seats. Votes cast for council according to unofficial results posted at 11:36 p.m. Aug. 4 in Pinal County …

Queen Creek Town Council election day early results

The 2020 primary election Aug. 4 included candidates for three Queen Creek Town Council seats. Votes cast for council according to unofficial results posted at 9:47 p.m. in Pinal County with …

Town Council hopefuls explain why they are best for the job

Years of experience in the private and public sectors, from teaching to owning a small business, serving on commissions and boards, and working in urban planning will help the community prepare for …
A sign points to a local polling station for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix.

July 24 deadline to request an early ballot for Aug. 4 primary election

The deadline is Friday, July 24, for requesting an early ballot for the Aug. 4 primary election in Pinal  and Maricopa counties. If you have not received an early ballot or would like to vote …
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Independent influence: Non-party voters are shaping Arizona’s election landscape

A purple state refers to a region where the Democratic and Republican parties receive an analogous range of support.

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.
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Brewer: Arizona seniors deserve a future of economic security

Arizona seniors deserve to enjoy a future of economic security and prosperity for many years to come — and it’s imperative that we elect political leaders who have what it takes to build …

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 …
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