Arizona races still too close to call (Updated for Saturday Counts)

At the close of counting ballots on Friday evening, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has expanded her lead in the U.S. Senate race, Democrat Kathy Hoffman has expanded her lead in the Superintendent of Public Instruction race, Democrat Sandra Kennedy has now opened a slight lead for the second seat in the Arizona Corporation Commission race, and Democrat Katie Hobbs has significantly closed the gap in the Secretary of State race. When all the votes are finally counted, we may actually have some Democratic winners after all.  Count all the votes! And be prepared for a recount, or two.

According to the Data Guru, there are still 370,000 ballots left to be counted statewide, 266,000 of those in Maricopa County and 60,000 in Pima County.

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U.S. Senate (open)

Kyrsten Sinema (R)        991,443
Martha McSally  (D)       971,331
Angela Green (GRN)       46,820

Sinema leads by 20,112

Secretary of State

Steve Gaynor (R)            989,749
Katie Hobbs (D)             979,053

Gaynor leads by 10,696

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Kathy Hoffman (D)       986,355
Frank Riggs (R)             954,546

Hoffman leads by 31,809

Corporation Commission (2 seats)

Justin Olson (R)             901,690
Sandra Kennedy (D)     899,847
Rodney Glassman (R)  898,245
Kiana Sears (D)              837,552

Kennedy leads by 1,602 for the second seat

Ballots will be counted until Wednesday, November 14. Stay tuned.

UPDATED: For Saturday numbers at 5:00 p.m, it does not appear all counties have posted yet. UPDATE: Later updates after posting from counties.

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U.S. Senate (open)

Kyrsten Sinema (R)        1,048,655
Martha McSally  (D)       1,018,823
Angela Green (GRN)           49,584

Sinema leads by 29,832

Secretary of State

Steve Gaynor (R)            1,037,122
Katie Hobbs (D)             1,035,114

Gaynor leads by 2,008

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Kathy Hoffman (D)       1,043,023
Frank Riggs (R)                 999,460

Hoffman leads by 43,563

Corporation Commission (2 seats)

Sandra Kennedy (D)       949,882
Justin Olson (R)               945,240
Rodney Glassman (R)     941,365
Kiana Sears (D)                885,950

Surprise! Kennedy  has now surged into the lead for the first seat by 4,642 votes





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7 responses to “Arizona races still too close to call (Updated for Saturday Counts)

  1. Data above shows McSally leading by 20,112. Hope you have the names reversed.

  2. FYI…there is a time limit here to make sure that your votes are counted! Please share.

    https://twitter.com/AriBerman/status/1061030428453285890

  3. Something wrong with the numbers in the U.S. Senate race.

    • Thanks William, didn’t realize what you meant and corrected them for AZ Blue Meanie. Sinema is ahead by 18,793 now (updated by AZ SOS website).

  4. PCC Governing Bd. race in District 5 too close to call as well, pending final tally:
    Debi Chess Mabie 18,600
    Luis Gonzales 18,757

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