Clean Elections Executive Director Tom Collins said a recent court ruling on what constitutes electioneering confirms his findings that a group that ran ads against Scott Smith in the governor’s race violated campaign laws.Read More »
he executive director of the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission recommended that the commission officially rule that Attorney General Tom Horne violated campaign finance laws by failing to report staffer time and office space he used for his re-election as contributions to his campaign. If the commission follows Collins’ recommendation at its Sept. 11 meeting, Horne could face up to $1 million in fines.Read More »
The Republican Attorneys General Association is preparing for the home stretch in the Arizona attorney general’s race, buying about $1.5 million in television airtime for the final month before the November election.Read More »
Democrat Felecia Rotellini unveiled the first ad of her campaign, touting her role in securing a $217 million settlement for people who were defrauded in Baptist Foundation of Arizona case.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 »
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.
Secretary of State Ken Bennett endorsed his former rival Doug Ducey in the Arizona governor’s race, following through on a pledge he made early in the campaign to back the Republican nominee, whoever it is.Read More »
Arizona Republicans are officially unified, at least when it comes to party’s nominee for governor.
Christine Jones and Scott Smith, Republican nominee Doug Ducey’s top two opponents in the GOP primary, endorsed the state treasurer today.
Fred DuVal, who ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, enters the general election unscathed and with plenty of cash for his matchup with Republican nominee Doug Ducey. But the near-universal consensus is that, as a Democrat, he enters the general as the underdog.Read More »
Democrat Terry Goddard and Republican Michele Reagan will face off for Arizona attorney general. Democrat Terry Goddard and Republican Michele Reagan will face off for Arizona Secretary of State's Office. Democrats often struggle to compete in down-ballot, low-profile races like secretary of state, and having a candidate with the history and name identification of Terry Goddard has given them reason to hope they can overcome that obstacle.Read More »