Seats change as Arizona continues to count

We’re still counting, Arizona. Over 500,000 votes have not yet been counted statewide.

In Maricopa County, election officials worked 14 to 18 hours a day to process Tuesday’s election results.They keep it up through Veterans Day, Saturday and Sunday, validate and count Record Number of Ballots Dropped at County Vote Centers Tuesday.

The county will release the latest number of results on Friday night.

Follow Republic reporters coverage of the Arizona midterm elections here.

Things to know: Arizona’s most famous race is still popular

8:00 a.m.: Crane ousts O’Halleran to join House delegation

One major election was decided on Thursday. Republican Eli Crane defeated three-term incumbent Tom O’Halleran for the second congressional district that straddles northern and eastern Arizona.

Businessman and former Navy SEAL Crane says on his website that combating voter fraud and illegal immigration is a major priority. He is endorsed by former President Donald Trump, and Trump-style he endorses the Make America Great Again (MAGA) platform.

O’Halleran is co-chair of the moderate Democratic Blue Dog Caucus, won a seat in the 2016 election and was re-elected in 2018 and 2020. From 2006 he served in the Arizona Senate until 2009 and in the Arizona House of Representatives until 2001. And in 2006 he became a Republican. He left the Republican Party in 2014.

Democrats hold the majority of seats in the House of Representatives in Arizona. next parliamentary delegation It will likely consist of either six Republicans and three Democrats, or five Republicans and four Democrats.

— Tara Kavalor

This article originally appeared in the Republic of Arizona. Arizona’s 2022 Elections: Live Statewide Updates