These stories about the 2016 State of Our State Conference were reported and written by students from the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Cronkite News was on hand earlier this week at Morrison Institute’s State of Our State conference where public officials, pollsters and university professors gathered to s

ASU’s State Press reported that Latino voters recorded higher early-voter turnouts in Arizona for the 2016 presidential election, though less than half of those who were registered to vote

KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein spoke with Thom Reilly, director of Morrison Institute, and Jackie Salit, president of about how Republicans and Democrats use

Independent voters, who resist being identified with either of the main political parties, could be a way for a deeply divided electorate to move forward, according to several experts at the annual

ASU’s State Press reported that in the aftermath of one historical presidential upset, ASU students have remained divided on the results.

Tomorrow the presidential election will be over, and friends, co-workers and family members who have been bitterly divided will need to move forward. But how?

The Arizona Republic reported that Arizona has seen the largest increase of early voting by Latinos of any state as 13 percent of the early ballots cast in Arizona came from Latino voters,

The Los Angeles Times reported that for the first time in his political career, after 24 years in office over six terms, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is trailing by a significant mar

Bloomberg reported that whatever happens on Nov. 8, the immigration debate will continue to rage, and Arizona will still be the case study for mass deportations.

The Arizona Republic reported that The Arizona Community Foundation selected the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department as winner of the foundation's $250,000 New Arizona P

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