• Gray fends off challenge from well-funded Dem in LD10

    Sen. Linda Gray, a Republican from Glendale will retain her seat after fending off Democrat Justin Johnson in Legislative District 10.

  • Group demands probe of House staffer's role in Green recruits (access required)

    A group claims a Republican House staffer was involved in recruiting Green Party candidates in an effort to siphon votes from Democratic challengers, and they’re calling for House Speaker Kirk Adams to launch an investigation.

  • 4 Senate seats in play heading into general election (access required)

    Lopsided voter registration figures in many of Arizona’s legislative districts will weigh heavily against Senate candidates in the general election, but Republicans and Democrats are expecting a more level playing field in at least four Senate races.

  • Without matching money, Senate races show stark disparity (access required)

    Several Senate candidates have reported expenditures that dwarfed what their opponents got in public financing, according to the latest disclosures on the Secretary of State’s website.

  • Moderate candidates among those endorsed by Brewer (access required)

    Most of Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent primary endorsements have been for out-of-state candidates, but now Brewer is officially weighing in on some of the state’s most contested GOP battles. Several of the candidates Brewer is pushing for in contested primaries are percieved to be the moderates in their races.

  • Associated General Contractors back 41 candidates

    The Arizona Chapter of Associated General Contractors unveiled their list of 41 endorsements for the 2010 legislative election July 27.

  • Arizona Realtors back 78 statewide and legislative candidates

    The Arizona Association of Realtors endorsed 78 statewide and legislative candidates the group says promote issues important to homeowners, Realtors and the real estate industry.

  • Phoenix Chamber endorses 36 candidates

    The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce released its list of Arizona House and Senate candidate endorsements on July 6.

  • Primary Matchups (access required)

    The national electoral climate has been portrayed as a battle by incumbents to keep their seats against a groundswell of anti-incumbency sentiment.

  • 2010 election season comes into focus as flurry of candidates file

    The election season was heating up just as the sun was setting on May 26. Political challengers and incumbents hoping to lead Arizona next year rushed to submit their signatures to the Secretary of State to qualify for the ballot. The Arizona Capitol Times compiled the entire list of statewide and legislative candidates competing in the 2010 elections.

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ARIZONA LEGISLATIVE REPORT