Election 2016

November 09,2016 |

 Arizona General Election Results

November 8, 2016


Results from Arizona's Federal, State and Local General Election Races


Roughly 1,722,436 Arizona voters cast ballots in the 2016 general election—a 48% voter turnout (based on ballots counted as of 10:30 p.m.).

With many more votes still to be counted, we know current numbers will change. How those numbers affect the outcome of several key races will be especially important in the Senate, as Republicans expect to lose a couple of seats.  It is expected that the Senate will be split 16 - 14 with the Republicans holding the majority. 

Below are key highlights from the election (results as of 10:30 p.m.). Triadvocates will publish outcomes of the Arizona House and Senate leadership races in a special edition of the Navigator later this week.

*Winner is identified in bold.


U.S. Senate: John McCain (R) v. Ann Kirkpatrick (D)​

Congressional District 1: Tom O'Halleran (D) v. Paul Babeu (R)​

Congressional District 2: Martha McSally (R)​ v. Matt Heinz (D)


Arizona Corporation Commission: Bob Burns (R) v. Boyd Dunn (R) v. Andy Tobin (R) v. Tom Chabin (D) v. Bill Mundell (D) – TOO CLOSE TO CALL (Dunn v. Chabin v. Mundell)


Legislative District 6 (Senate): Nikki Bagley (D) v. Sylvia Allen (R) – TOO CLOSE TO CALL


Legislative District 8 (Senate): Barbara McGuire (D) v. Frank Pratt (R) – TOO CLOSE TO CALL


Legislative District 18 (Senate): Sean Bowie (D) v. Frank Schmuck (R)


Legislative District 18 (House): Mitzi Epstein (D) v. Bob Robson (R) v. Jill Norgaard (R) v. Linda Macias (G) – TOO CLOSE TO CALL


Legislative District 28 (Senate): Eric Meyer (D) v. Kate Brophy McGee (R) – TOO CLOSE TO CALL


Legislative District 28 (House): Kelli Butler (D) v. Mary Hamway (R) v. Maria Syms (R)


Maricopa County Sheriff: Joe Arpaio (R) v. Paul Penzone (D)


Maricopa County Recorder: Helen Purcell (R) v. Adrian Fontes (D) – TOO CLOSE TO CALL


Maricopa County Attorney: Bill Montgomery (R) v. Diego Rodriguez (D)


Proposition 205: FAILED with a 52% "no" vote. 

Proposition 205 (The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act) regulates the purchasing, selling and consumption of marijuana in Arizona. For more information on the measure, click here.

Proposition 206: PASSED with 59% of the vote.

Proposition 206 (The Arizona Healthy Working Families Initiative) increases the state minimum wage in Arizona to $10 in 2017, then gradually to $12 by 2020 and makes sick time a right afforded to most workers. For more information on the measure, click here.




For additional election results, click here.



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