The cavalry may not have yet come to DuVal’s aid, but help might be on the way in the form of an IE committee formed yesterday (Sept. 4) by DuVal ally Tim Riester.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
After the end of a bitter GOP primary, the first general election skirmish in the battle for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District centers on the crisis in health care for veterans.Read More »
When former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman was claiming in radio spots that Jeff DeWit is a risky day trader, the political newcomer was out greeting voters in remote counties, a part of campaigning he says “fulfills your soul.”Read More »
The price of procrastination: Last minute early voting continues to create headaches for ballot counters
Provisional and “late early” ballots take longer to count because they require painstaking research and several levels of verification before they can be tabulated. Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell said it’s just not realistic to expect every one of the 1.4 million votes to be counted by the morning after the election. And when there are close contests, accuracy is more important than speed.Read More »
Whether Tom Horne is guilty or innocent of the many allegations he has faced in the past several years, his historic defeat in the Republican primary can be traced back to one fateful decision halfway through his first year as attorney general.Read More »
The Biggest Little City in the World is about to get a new neighbor: the biggest lithium battery factory in the world that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval asserted will create more than 22,000 new jobs and pump $100 billion into the state's economy over the next 20 years.Read More »
With the hotly contested primary elections in Arizona’s legislative districts over, the vast majority of seats in the Legislature are essentially decided. Most districts are heavily dominated by one political party, making the November election a mere formality.Read More »
Now that Doug Ducey has secured the Republican nomination for governor, many politicos speak of his primary win as a forgone conclusion.<br.
The state treasurer and former Cold Stone Creamery CEO locked up support from a broad coalition of GOP supporters early, out-fundraised his opponents, put millions of dollars of his money into his campaign when it mattered most and was able to withstand a massive negative advertising campaign against him.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.Read More »
In the days leading up to this year’s primary, we asked our readers to give us predictions about how contested races would turn out. The results have been tabulated and former Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams came in first, all alone with 34 ofRead More »