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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.

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Capitol Quotes: June 4, 2010

“When we got in the race it was us, Brewer and Dean Martin. Nobody had ever heard of Buz Mills back in October.” — John Munger, saying Clean Elections was the reason he dropped out of the governor’s race.

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Up Close with Fife Symington (access required)

Fife Symington has a lot of personas — businessman, governor, master chef and UFO enthusiast, to name just a few. More than a decade after leaving office, the former governor, who presided over the halcyon days of Arizona’s growth explosion ...

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Capitol Quotes: June 4, 2010

“When we got in the race it was us, Brewer and Dean Martin. Nobody had ever heard of Buz Mills back in October.” — John Munger, saying Clean Elections was the reason he dropped out of the governor’s race.

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No warnings for seatbelt violations

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety announced the beginning of its “Buckle Up Arizona… No Excuses” campaign on May 20 as a part of the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign cracking down on drivers not wearing seatbelts.

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Baseball in the Old Pueblo, c. 1908 (access required)

These are the members of Drachman’s Elysian Grove baseball team in Tucson. Standing left to right are Frank “Pancho” Navarro, Emanuel “Manny” Drachman (team captain and catcher), Herb Drachman, William Armstrong and Julian Montano. In the foreground are Julian Vargas, ...

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Capitol Quotes: May 28,2010

“Unfortunately, in my naiveté, I put my signature on those forms.” — Robert Green, a candidate for the District 7 Senate seat who was decertified by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission for dozens of bad $5 qualifying forms. Green said the forms were collected by a volunteer.

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Session Wrap 2010 (access required)

Unlike year’s past, lawmakers in 2010 wrapped up their work in late April, the earliest ending time in a decade. This year’s annual Session Wrap looks at the successes conservative legislators had in pushing policy, especially in the realm of social policy, and slashing government spending. There are also analyses of daily attendance and voting performance, as well as a look at which lawmakers had the most success in pushing their legislation. Finally, Republican and Democratic leaders and Gov. Jan Brewer sat down for candid interviews about how the legislative session unfolded from their points of view.

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