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1070

John McCain - McCain became a vocal defender of Arizona SB 1070, the April 2010 tough anti-illegal immigration state law that aroused national controversy, saying that the state had been forced to take action given the federal government's inability to control the border


1539

The first European contact by native peoples was with Marcos de Niza, a Spanish Franciscan, in 1539 add something


1690

He converted many of the Indians to Christianity in the PimerĂ­a Alta in the 1690s and early 18th century add something


1752

Spain founded "presidios" at Tubac in 1752 and Tucson in 1775 add something


1775

A few months earlier, just west of Nogales, an Indian War battle had occurred, considered the last engagement in the American Indian Wars, which lasted from 1775 to 1918 add something


1800

They were centered near the Imperial Valley, or Mexico, back in the 1800s add something


1821

Historically part of the territory of "Alta California" in New Spain, it became part of independent Mexico in 1821 add something

 

When Mexico achieved its independence from the Kingdom of Spain and its Spanish Empire in 1821, what is now Arizona became part of its Territory of "Nueva $ California," , known as "Alta California" add something


1853

The southernmost portion of the state was acquired in 1853 through the Gadsden Purchase add something


1858

Walter P. Lane - Mexican-American War - After the Mexican-American War, Lane wandered about doing various things in Arizona, California, and Peru before opening a mercantile business in Marshall, Texas, in 1858


1860

I couldn't find support for the 6,482 population for 1860 add something

 

The 1860 census reported the population of "Arizona County" to be 6,482, of whom 4,040 were listed as "Indians", 21 as "free colored", and 2,421 as "white" add something


1862

Formed in 1862, Arizona scout companies served with the Confederate States Army during the Civil War add something


1863

The Federal government declared a new U.S. Arizona Territory, consisting of the western half of earlier New Mexico Territory, in Washington, D.C., on February 24, 1863 add something


1864

The first territorial capital, Prescott, was founded in 1864 following a gold rush to central Arizona add something


1870

Harry Yount - Yount worked each summer for Hayden's expeditions for seven years in the 1870s, in what are now the states of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado


1877

Tucson was incorporated in 1877, making it the oldest incorporated city in Arizona add something

 

Carl Hayden - Hayden was born to Charles Trumbull Hayden and Sallie Calvert Davis on October 2, 1877 in Hayden's Ferry, Arizona Territory


 

The Territorial Cup, first awarded in 1889 and certified as the oldest trophy in college football, is awarded to the winner of the annual football game between the two schools add something


1890

Carl Hayden - Sallie Davis was an Arkansas-born schoolteacher who served as vice president of the Arizona Territorial Suffrage Association during the 1890s


1900

Susan B. Anthony - Anthony befriended Josephine Brawley Hughes, an advocate of women's rights and Prohibition in Arizona, and Carrie Chapman Catt, whom Anthony endorsed for the presidency of the NAWSA when Anthony formally retired in 1900

 

Carl Hayden - In September 1900 he represented Tempe, Arizona as a delegate at a county level convention and became chairman of the Maricopa County, Arizona Democratic Central Committee in 1902


1902

Carl Hayden - Following passage of the National Reclamation Act of 1902 he was sent to Washington, D.C. by interests in Tempe, Arizona to lobby for funding of the Salt River Project


1903

Carl Hayden - In the fall of 1903, he enlisted in Arizona Territorial National Guard and was elected captain within two months


1904

Carl Hayden - Later in 1904 he was elected Maricopa County, Arizona treasurer

 

Lucius Roy Holbrook - He returned to the US and served at Fort Logan, Colorado, and Fort Huachuca, Arizona, until August 28, 1904


1906

The first damaging earthquake known to be centered within Arizona occurred on January 25, 1906, including a series of other earthquakes centered near Socorro, New Mexico add something


1910

According to the "Arizona Blue Book" , the state population in 1910 was 294,353 add something

 

During the Mexican Revolution from 1910 to 1920, several battles were fought in the Mexican towns just across the border from Arizona settlements add something

 

In September 1910, a series of 52 earthquakes caused a construction crew near Flagstaff to leave the area add something


1911

John Campbell Greenway - Following the successful commissioning of the Trout Lake plant, in 1911 Greenway was recruited by the Calumet and Arizona $Mining Company to develop their newly acquired New Cornelia Mine in Ajo, Arizona

 

Carl Hayden - Hayden's first run for Congress came during a 1911 special election called in anticipation of Arizona statehood


1912

In 1912, the year Arizona achieved statehood, on August 18, an earthquake caused a 50-mile crack in the San Francisco Range add something

 

Phoenix became the official state capital with Arizona's admission to the union in 1912 add something

 

Arizona became a U.S. state on February 14, 1912 add something

 

Arizona is the 48th state and last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the Union, achieving statehood on February 14, 1912, coinciding with Valentine's Day add something


1916

Only two significant engagements took place on U.S. soil between U.S. and Mexican forces: Pancho Villa's 1916 Columbus Raid in New Mexico, and the Battle of Ambos Nogales in 1918 in Arizona add something


1920

But during the 1920s and even the 1930s, tourism began to develop as the important Arizonan industry it is today add something

 

Barry Goldwater - Goldwater was an avid amateur radio operator from the early 1920s onwards, with the call signs 6BPI, K3UIG and K7UGA. The latter is now used by an Arizona club honoring him as a commemorative call


1922

Carl Hayden - By 1922, the diversion dam was completed and named after Hayden and Arizona Senator Henry Fountain Ashurst


1923

Zane Grey - From 1923 to 1930, he spent a few weeks a year at his cabin on the Mogollon Rim, in Central Arizona


1924

In 1924, Congress had passed a law granting citizenship and suffrage to all Native Americans, some of whom had previously been excluded as members of tribes on reservations add something


1926

Carl Hayden - During Hayden's first run for the Senate in 1926, he based his campaign on his record of defending Arizona's interests in the water rights dispute with California


1930

Glenn Strange - He was a young rancher, but in 1930, he came to Hollywood as a member of the radio singing group, Arizona Wranglers

 

John Campbell Greenway - In 1930 Arizona placed Greenway's statue in the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall Collection


1935

In early January 1935, the state experienced a series of earthquakes, in the Yuma area and near the Grand Canyon add something


1940

From statehood through the late 1940s, Arizona was primarily dominated by the Democratic Party add something


1942

From 1942 to 1945, they were forced to reside in internment camps built in the interior of the country add something


1944

Carl Hayden - Following a 1944 treaty with Mexico granting the nation per year of Colorado River water, Hayden began direct efforts to bring water from the river to Phoenix , Tucson, Arizona, and the irrigable Arizona farmlands between the cities


1946

Carl Hayden - To this end, he and Arizona's other senator, Ernest McFarland, introduced legislation in 1946 to build the Central Arizona Project


1947

Spring training was first started in Arizona in 1947, when Brewers owner Veeck sold them in 1945 but went onto purchase the Cleveland Indians in 1946 add something


1948

It has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1948 add something

 

" This interpretation was overturned as being incorrect and unconstitutional in 1948 by the Arizona Supreme Court, following a suit by World War II Indian veterans Frank Harrison and Harry Austin, both of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation add something


1950

The fast-growing Phoenix and Tucson suburbs became increasingly friendly to Republicans from the 1950s onward add something

 

Carl Hayden - Hayden's efforts to gain approval for the Central Arizona Project continued into the 1950s

 

Carl Hayden - The stable political environment in Arizona that Hayden had enjoyed during most of his career began to change by the 1950s


1951

With a community education mandate since 1951, Phoenix Art Museum holds a year-round program of festivals, live performances, independent art films and educational programs add something


1952

Arizona voted Republican in every presidential election from 1952 to 1992, with Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan winning the state by particularly large margins add something

 

Since the election of Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952, the majority of state voters have favored Republicans in presidential elections add something

 

Evan Mecham - Mecham first sought elected office in 1952, while still living in Ajo, with an unsuccessful run for the Arizona House of Representatives


1954

Evan Mecham - Mecham relocated to Glendale, Arizona in 1954 where he acquired and operated a Pontiac dealership until he sold it in March 1988


1955

Dan Quayle - James C. Quayle moved his family to Arizona in 1955 to run a branch of the family's publishing empire


1956

Willis Lamb - Lamb was the Wykeham Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford from 1956 to 1962, and taught at Yale, Columbia, Stanford and the University of Arizona


1958

Glenn Strange - Strange's Arizona connection prevailed when he guest starred in the 1958 episode "Chain Gang" of the syndicated western series "26 Men", true stories about the Arizona Rangers


1959

Arizona experienced its largest earthquake in 1959, with a tremor of a magnitude 5,6 add something


1960

In the 1960s, retirement communities were developed add something

 

Sun City, established by developer Del Webb and opened in 1960, was one of the first such communities add something

 

The House of Representatives and Senate buildings were dedicated in 1960, and an Executive Office Building was dedicated in 1974 add something

 

Jon Kyl - After graduating from high school in 1960, Kyl attended the University of Arizona where he earned a bachelor's degree in 1964, graduating with honors

 

Evan Mecham - After moving to Glendale, Arizona, Mecham used the recognition gained from his television appearances to be elected to the Arizona Senate during the 1960 election

 

Gerard Kuiper - Kuiper spent most of his career at the University of Chicago, but moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1960 to found the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona


1962

Carl Hayden - During Hayden's final campaign in 1962, the Central Arizona Project was the central issue


1963

Lake Havasu City was founded by real estate developer Robert P. McCulloch in 1963 add something

 

Evan Mecham - Following his campaign against Hayden, Mecham made an unsuccessful run for state chairman of the Republican party in 1963 and unsuccessful runs for governor of Arizona in 1964, 1974, 1978 and 1982

 

Carl Hayden - On June 4, 1963, one day after the Supreme Court issued a decision in "Arizona v


1964

Democrat Lyndon Johnson, in 1964, lost the state by less than 5,000 votes to Arizona Senator and native Barry Goldwater add something

 

This includes the 1964 run of native son Barry_Goldwater; he would not have carried his home state without his 20,000-vote margin in Maricopa County add something


1965

Dan Quayle - After spending much of his youth in Arizona, he graduated from Huntington, Indiana High School in Huntington, Indiana, in 1965


1966

Jon Kyl - He earned a law degree in 1966 at the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law, and served as editor-in-chief of the "Arizona Law Review"


1968

William Gibson - Vietnam War - After spending his adolescence at a private boarding school in Arizona, Gibson evaded the draft during the Vietnam War by emigrating to Canada in 1968, where he became immersed in the counterculture and after settling in Vancouver eventually became a full-time writer

 

Barry Goldwater - Goldwater remained popular in Arizona, and in the 1968 Senate election he was elected to the seat of retiring Senator Carl Hayden

 

Carl Hayden - Final approval for the Central Arizona Project came on September 30, 1968, a day declared by President Johnson as "Carl Hayden Day"


1969

John William McCormack - In January 1969, Arizona Rep. Morris Udall attempted to unseat McCormack


1970

The Capitol complex is fronted and highlighted by the richly landscaped Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, named after Wesley Bolin, a governor who died in office in the 1970s add something

 

Brewster H. Shaw - He received his wings in 1970 and was assigned to the F-100 Replacement Training Unit at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

 

Sandra Day O'Connor - However, she had cast a preliminary vote in the Arizona State Senate in 1970 in favor of a bill to repeal the state's criminal-abortion statute

 

Barry Goldwater - In 1970, the Arizona Historical Foundation published the daily journal that Goldwater maintained on the Grand Canyon trip, along with the photographs he took, in a 209 page volume titled "Delightful Journey" by Barry Goldwater

 

Link Wray - Link Wray and his brother Vernon went west to Arizona early 1970s, settling in San Francisco several years later


1972

Lynda Carter - In 1972, Carter entered a local Arizona beauty contest and gained national attention in the United States by winning Miss World USA, representing $Arizona; in the international 1972 Miss World pageant, representing the U.S., she reached the semi-finals


1973

Frank L. Culbertson, Jr. - After designation as a Naval Aviator at Beeville, Texas in May 1973, he flew F-4 Phantom aircraft with VF-121 at NAS Miramar, California; with VF-151 aboard the , permanently homeported in Yokosuka, Japan; and with the U.S. Air Force in the 426th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, where he served as Weapons and Tactics Instructor


1974

The 1974 film "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore", for which Ellen Burstyn won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and starring Kris Kristofferson, was set in Tucson add something

 

" "Carefree Highway", released in 1974 by Gordon Lightfoot, takes its name from Arizona State Route 74 north of Phoenix add something


1975

Sandra Day O'Connor - In 1975 she was elected to the Maricopa County Superior Court and in 1979 was elevated to the Arizona State Court of Appeals


1977

Since 1977, four secretaries of state and one attorney general have risen to Arizona's governorship through these means add something

 

The climax of the 1977 Clint Eastwood film "The Gauntlet" takes place in downtown Phoenix add something


1979

Sonny Carter - He was assigned as the senior medical officer of the USS "Forrestal", and in March 1979 completed F-4 training at VMFAT-101 in Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona

 

John McCain - In April 1979, McCain met Cindy Lou Hensley, a teacher from Phoenix, Arizona, whose father had founded a large beer distributorship


1981

John McCain - He retired from the Navy as a captain in 1981 and moved to Arizona, where he entered politics

 

Barry Goldwater - He was viewed by some as out of touch and vulnerable for several reasons; most importantly, because he had planned to retire in 1981, Goldwater had not visited many areas of Arizona outside of Phoenix and Tucson


1982

John McCain - In 1982, McCain ran as a Republican for an open seat in Arizona's 1st congressional district


1984

The final segments of the 1984 film "Starman" take place at Meteor Crater outside Winslow add something


1985

Israel Regardie - Regardie died from a heart attack in the presence of close friends during a dinner at a restaurant in Sedona, Arizona on March 10, 1985 at the age of 77

 

Mike Watt - Minutemen ended tragically on December 22, 1985, when Boon was killed in an automobile accident while driving to Arizona with his girlfriend


1987

Barry Goldwater - After his retirement in 1987, Goldwater described the Arizona Governor Evan Mecham as "hardheaded" and called on him to resign, and two years later stated that the Republican party had been taken over by a "bunch of kooks"

 

Barry Goldwater - Arizona Senator John McCain, who had succeeded Goldwater in the Senate in 1987, summed up Goldwater's legacy, "He transformed the Republican Party from an Eastern elitist organization to the breeding ground for the election of Ronald Reagan

 

Jon Kyl - He worked in Phoenix, Arizona as a lawyer and lobbyist before winning election to the United States House of Representatives, where he served from 1987 to 1995


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Glynis Johns - From 1988 to 1989, Johns played Trudie Pepper, a senior citizen living in an Arizona retirement community, in the sitcom "Coming Of Age", opposite Alan Young, Phyllis Newman, and Paul Dooley; the show lasted one season on CBS.

 

Evan Mecham - In 1988, Arizona voters passed an initiative that amended the state constitution to require a runoff election when no candidate received a majority of the votes in a general election


1989

Douglass Watson - He was under contract at the time of his 1989 death from a heart attack at the age of 68 while on vacation in Arizona

 

Sandra Day O'Connor - In 1989, a letter O'Connor wrote regarding three Court rulings on Christian heritage was used by a group of conservative Arizona Republicans in their claim that America was a "Christian nation"

 

Evan Mecham - In 1989, an Arizona law making a MLK holiday by canceling the state's Columbus Day holiday was challenged by two different groups, one opposed to the King holiday due to King's alleged communist ties and the other composed of Italian-Americans opposed to the removal of the Columbus Day holiday, and the new holiday was forced to undergo voter approval


1991

Hani Hanjour - A Saudi, Hanjour first came to the United States in 1991, enrolling at the University of Arizona, where he studied English for a few months before returning to Saudi Arabia early the next year

 

Hani Hanjour - Hanjour first came to the United States in 1991 to study English at the University of Arizona's Center for English as a Second Language


1992

Phil Mickelson - Mickelson attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona on a golf scholarship and graduated in 1992


1993

The 1993 science fiction movie "Fire in the Sky", based on a reported alien abduction in the town of Snowflake, was set in Snowflake add something

 

The current majority party is the Republican Party, which has held power in both houses since 1993 add something


1994

Arizona's all-time record high is recorded at Lake Havasu City on June 29, 1994, and July 5, 2007; the all-time record low of was recorded at Hawley Lake on January 7, 1971 add something


1995

Linda McCartney - McCartney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, and died at the age of 56 on 17 April 1998 in Tucson, Arizona, Arizona, where the McCartneys had a ranch

 

On March 9, 1995, Arizona was awarded a franchise to begin play for the 1998 season add something


1996

Phoenix lost & Amtrak service in 1996 with the discontinuation of the "Desert Wind", and now an Amtrak bus runs between Phoenix and the station in Maricopa add something

 

Hani Hanjour - He came back to the United States in 1996, studying English in California before he began taking flying lessons in Arizona


1998

Hani Hanjour - Bandar al-Hazmi and Hanjour stayed in Arizona, continued taking flight lessons at Arizona Aviation throughout 1998 and early 1999

 

Linda McCartney - She died on 17 April 1998 , at the McCartney family ranch in Tucson, Arizona, Arizona

 

Barry Goldwater - He died on May 29, 1998, at the age of 89 at his long-time home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, of complications from the stroke


2000

In the 2000 Arizona Democratic Primary, under worldwide attention, Al Gore defeated Bill Bradley add something

 

In March 2000, Arizona was the site of the first legally binding election ever held over the internet to nominate a candidate for public office add something

 

Linda McCartney - See committed suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot wound on 19 March 2000, at his home in Tucson, Arizona, Arizona


2002

These colleges were governed historically by a separate statewide Board of Directors but, in 2002, the state legislature transferred almost all oversight authority to individual community college districts add something


2004

Evan Mecham - Health issues, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, first reported in 2004, forced Mecham's withdrawal from the public arena and his commitment to the dementia unit of the Arizona State Veteran Home


2005

In 2005, a School District Redistricting Commission was established with the goal of combining and consolidating many of these districts add something

 

Maureen O'Hara - Now retired, she has homes in Arizona and the Virgin Islands but lived mainly in Glengarriff, County Cork after suffering a stroke in 2005

 

George Mikan - Mikan died in Scottsdale, Arizona, Arizona on June 1, 2005, of complications from diabetes and other ailments

 

Jenna Jameson - In August 2005, a group of business investors that included Jameson purchased Babes Cabaret, a strip club in Scottsdale, Arizona, Arizona, intending to make it the first foray of ClubJenna into live entertainment

 

Blackie Lawless - The charge dated back to August 2005, when he reportedly kicked a security guard during a performance in Scottsdale, Arizona, Arizona

 

Kate Moss - In November 2005, Moss ended her relationship with Doherty soon after he checked himself out of Meadows Clinic in Arizona, failing to complete a programme for drug rehabilitation


2006

Arizona rejected a same-sex marriage ban in a referendum as part of the 2006 elections add something

 

In 2006, Arizona became the first state in the United States to reject a proposition, Prop 107, that would have banned same-sex marriage and civil unions add something

 

Sandra Day O'Connor - As of Spring 2006, O'Connor teaches a two-week course called "The Supreme Court" at the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law every spring semester

 

Barry Goldwater - Goldwater's nephew, Don Goldwater, sought the Arizona Republican Party nomination for Governor of Arizona in 2006, but was defeated by Len Munsil

 

Blackie Lawless - In 2006 Lawless was found not guilty of criminal assault in an Arizona courtroom

 

John Cleese - It played in universities in California and Arizona from 10 January to 25 March 2006 under the title "Seven Ways to Skin an Ocelot"

 

Warren Jeffs - On June 10, 2006, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard told the "Deseret Morning News" that he had heard from several sources that Jeffs had returned to Arizona, and had performed marriage ceremonies in a mobile home that was being used as a wedding chapel

 

Jon Kyl - On November 7, 2006, Kyl defeated real estate developer and former Arizona Democratic Party chairman Jim Pederson to win his third term in the Senate


2007

University of Phoenix Stadium was home to the 2007 and 2011 BCS National Championship Games add something

 

Other notable singers include country singers Dierks Bentley and Marty Robbins, folk singer Katie Lee, Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks, CeCe Peniston, Rex Allen, 2007 "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks, and Linda Ronstadt add something

 

Warren Jeffs - In May and July 2007 the State of Arizona charged him with eight additional counts, including sexual conduct with minors and incest, in two separate cases

 

Warren Jeffs - In May and July 2007, he was indicted in Arizona on eight counts, including sexual conduct with a minor and incest


2008

However, in 2008, Arizona voters approved of Prop 102, a constitutional amendment that prohibited same-sex marriage but not other unions add something

 

In 2008, Arizona voters passed Proposition 102, an amendment to the state constitution to define marriage as a union of one man and one woman add something

 

Similarly, while McCain won Arizona by eight percentage points in 2008, aided by his 130,000-vote margin in Maricopa County add something

 

Bill Clements - Clements was an early contributor to the 2008 candidacy of Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona

 

Tim Russert - On the MSNBC show "Tucker", Russert predicted the battleground states of the 2008 presidential election would be New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Nevada, saying, "If Democrats can win three of those four, they can lose Ohio and Florida, and win the presidency

 

Corey Haim - Shepis moved Haim away to Arizona in 2008, where she "was trying to help him like everybody does, you know- He's a charming kid with a lot of issues

 

Bill Clements - Whereas Governor Perry first endorsed former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani of New York City for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, Bill Clements was as early as 2006 already raising funds for the eventual nominee, U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona

 

The University of Phoenix stadium hosted Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008, and Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015 add something

 

On March 4, 2008, Senator John McCain effectively clinched the Republican nomination for 2008, becoming the first presidential nominee from the state since Barry Goldwater in 1964 add something

 

Warren Jeffs - On July 9, 2008, Jeffs was taken from jail in Arizona to a Las Vegas hospital for what the sheriff described as a serious medical problem

 

A light rail system, called Valley Metro Rail, was completed in December 2008; it connects Central Phoenix with the nearby cities of Mesa and Tempe add something


2009

Beginning in and around 2009, Phoenix began to host a burgeoning add something


2010

According to the 2010 United States Census, Arizona had a population of 6,392,017 add something

 

Arizona gained a ninth seat in the House of Representatives due to redistricting based on Census 2010 add something

 

In 2010, Arizona passed SB 1070, called the toughest illegal immigration legislation in the nation add something

 

In 2010, the racial makeup of the state was: add something

 

Regarding non-Christian denominations, Hinduism became the largest non-Christian religion in 2010, with over 32,000 adherents in several denominations, followed by Judaism with over 20,000 in three denominations, and Buddhism with over 19,000 adherents in several denominations add something

 

John McCain - In early 2010, a primary challenge from radio talk show host and former U.S. Congressman J. D. Hayworth materialized in the 2010 U.S. Senate election in Arizona and drew support from some but not all elements of the Tea Party movement

 

Dan Quayle - In a February 2010 interview with Megyn Kelly of Fox News, Quayle announced that his son, Ben Quayle, would be a candidate for the U.S. Congress, running for a seat representing Arizona's 3rd congressional district


2012

Evan Mecham - He is interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona alongside his wife, who died in 2012

 

Fang Lizhi - He died in his home in Tucson, Arizona on April 6, 2012, aged 76, from undisclosed causes


2013

The state's Attorney General at the time, Tom Horne, threatened to sue, but rescinded the threat once Bisbee amended the ordinance; Bisbee approved of civil unions in 2013 add something

 

Barry Goldwater - " Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2013

 

The United States Supreme Court heard arguments March 18, 2013, regarding the validity of the Arizona law, which requires individuals to show documents proving U.S. citizenship in order to register to vote in national elections add something


2014

John McCain - By early 2014, McCain's apostasies were enough that the Arizona Republican Party formally censured him for having what they saw as a liberal record that had been "disastrous and harmful"

 

Andy Devine - "Arizona Republic", January 28, 2014

 

Sun Link, loosely based on the Portland Streetcar, launched in July 2014 add something

 

On October 17, 2014, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced that his office would no longer object to same-sex marriage, in response to a U.S. District Court Ruling on Arizona Proposition 102 add something


2015

John Campbell Greenway - The statue remained there until being replaced in 2015 by one of Barry_Goldwater; the Greenway statue is set to be moved to the Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building near the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix

 

John McCain - In April 2015, McCain announced that he would run for a sixth term in Arizona's 2016 Senate election


2018

McSally was appointed by Governor Ducey to succeed acting senator Jon Kyl to fill the spot formerly occupied by the late six-term senior Senator John McCain, who died August 25, 2018 add something

 

Jon Kyl - On September 4, 2018, it was announced that Kyl had been appointed by Arizona governor Doug Ducey to take the late senator John McCain's Senate seat until the end of the year, after the latter had died of cancer