Legislative District 4

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A day of drama: Here is a rundown of who won, who lost in Tuesday’s election

Arizona failed to turn blue in the presidential election, but Democrats picked up at least one seat in the Legislature, and voters ousted the infamous Republican Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Members of the Arizona House of Representatives debate bills on May 3, 2016. (Photo by Sarah Jarvis/AZCIR)

Would-be speakers of the House are courting the not-yet elected

Republican Reps. J.D. Mesnard and Darin Mitchell, along with Republican Sen. Don Shooter, who is planning to move from the Senate to the House this year, are all seeking the top post in the House.
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Republicans and Democrats see presidential race as key to shaking up state Legislature

With Donald Trump atop the November ballot, Arizona politicos say all bets are off in the down-ballot races, where the ripples from the “Trump effect” could turn into giant waves that wipe out the status quo at the Capitol.