Lawmakers call for hearings on prison break
State lawmakers from both parties are calling for hearings to look into the escape of three violent inmates from a private prison in northwestern Arizona.
Moderate candidates among those endorsed by Brewer
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.
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.
Chamber endorses 44 Republicans, 8 Democrats
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry on June 22 released its candidate endorsements for the state House and Senate. The business group endorsed 52 candidates – 17 Senate and 35 House candidates – who they said share the Chamber’s “pro-business, free-market agenda.”
The national electoral climate has been portrayed as a battle by incumbents to keep their seats against a groundswell of anti-incumbency sentiment.
Current, former lawmakers banking on experience in Senate races
District 2 With Window Rock Democrat Sen. Albert Hale facing term limits, the Senate seat in District 2 is up for grabs. Four people are running, all are Democrats, which means the primary winner will become the new senator. They are Sylvia Laughter, Jack Jackson Jr., Gloria Ann Hale-Showalter and Kee Allen Begay Jr. Begay [...]
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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