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Major Arizona Races That Have Not Yet Been Decided
According to the Associated Press, about 40% of Arizona’s ballots had yet to be counted as of 2 a.m. on Wednesday for many of the key races. The winner of many of the most disputed elections is still up in the air. The Maricopa County Elections Department tweeted that while it had reported results for Election Day ballots from all 223 polling places, there were still tens of thousands of early ballots at the polls and drop boxes on Tuesday that needed to be counted.
More results will be released by the county Wednesday night. How many ballots in other counties still need to be counted is unknown. As of 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, only Yuma County had notified the secretary of state of the total number of votes still in circulation, which was around 8,000. The Secretary of State’s Office urges counties’ election officials to indi
If you are in line before the polls close today: stay in line.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 8, 2022
cate how many ballots they still need to count, however, it is not mandatory.
Even if election results aren’t officially certified during election week, media outlets or campaigns declare victories when it seems improbable mathematically that the trailing candidate will overtake the front-runner. On November 8, 2022, voters wait in line outside a voting place in Tempe, Arizona. The Associated Press is used by The Arizona Republic to call important elections.
Typically, Democratic candidates in the key races began election night with sizable leads that shrunk as election officials counted in-person ballots cast on Election Day. Voters are frustrated by early errors with the Maricopa County election machines.
If young people and working people come out to vote in strong numbers today, we can win this election. Let’s get this done. No matter where you live, make sure you vote. And while you’re at it, bring two or three of your friends or family members to the polls as well.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) November 8, 2022
As of early Wednesday, the following contests in Arizona still had undeclared winners: Candidates. Democratic Katie Hobbs defeated Republican Kari Lake for governor. Republican Blake Masters lost to Democrat Mark Kelly in the race for the US Senate.
Democratic Adrian Fontes defeated Republican Mark Finchem for secretary of state. Republican Tom Horne lost to incumbent Democrat Kathy Hoffman for superintendent of public instruction. Republican Kimberly Yee outperformed Democrat Martin Quezada for treasurer.
Kris Mayes, a Democrat, defeated Abraham Hamadeh for attorney general. With over 70% of the votes still to be tabulated, Democrat Jevin Hodge was ahead of incumbent Republican David Schweikert in the U.S. House District 1.
Republican Eli Crane defeated incumbent Democrat Tom O’Halleran in the U.S. House District 2 race. Republican Kelly Cooper trailed incumbent Democrat Greg Stanton in the U.S. House District 4. Arizona’s 2022 election results.
Live updates on Arizona’s election day in 2022 from all throughout the state. Election Day is today. Arizona has open seats for the Senate, the Governor’s office, and more. Voters are irritated by early problems with the Maricopa County election equipment.
In the pivotal U.S. House District 5 campaign for governor of Arizona, Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake will compete. Republican incumbent Andy Biggs is leading Democrat Javier Ramos. Democratic Kirsten Engle defeated Republican Juan Ciscomani in the U.S. House District 6 race.