• Thomas defends bankruptcy, failure to pay daughter’s medical bills (access required)

    Senate candidate Robert Thomas, a Phoenix Republican who is touting himself as a successful businessman, filed for personal bankruptcy in 1994 and he was a wanted man in Mississippi for four years after a judge found him in contempt of court for failing to pay his daughters’ medical bills.

  • 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.

  • Ariz. Supreme Court: Huppenthal stays on ballot (access required)

    Sen. John Huppenthal, a Republican who is running for Superintendent of Public Instruction, survived another court challenge and will stay on the ballot.

  • Candidate challenges at-a-glance

    Here are the results, and pending appeals, of petition challenges against congressional, statewide and legislative candidates — and one justice of the peace candidate.

  • Candidate challenges (access required)

    Here’s a list of congressional, statewide and legislative candidates — and one justice of the peace candidate — whose petition signatures were challenged. Unresolved challenges are still pending.

  • 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.