Special Elections Update – August 25, 2015

In addition to Mississippi’s Democratic and Republican primary runoffs being held today (which are examined here and here), there is local voting happening elsewhere:

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona, is holding their mayoral election today.  Incumbent Greg Stanton was first elected in 2011 and is facing two challengers: Anna Maria Brennan, who received 5% of the vote in the 2011 Mayoral election, and Matthew Jette, who ran for Congress as a Democrat in 2012 after running for Governor of Arizona as a Republican in 2010.  If no candidate receives a majority today, there will be a runoff on November 3rd between the top two finishers.

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