A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that an initiative to overhaul the state’s primary system has enough valid signatures to go on the November ballot.Read More »
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The result of Russell Pearce’s primary race confirmed what was unimaginable just two years ago — the conservative icon no longer enjoys the support of the party faithful.Read More »
Rep. Katie Hobbs, a Democrat from Phoenix easily fended off a challenge from former Sen. Ken Cheuvront in the central Phoenix Legislative District 24 Senate race.Read More »
It’s all over for Rep. Nancy McLain. The Bullhead City Republican hoped to switch over to the state Senate but instead landed third in the GOP primary for the Senate in a western Arizona district. Kelli Ward, an osteopathic doctor, ...Read More »
Rep. John Fillmore, an Apache Junction legislator with Tea Party leanings, has conceded defeat in his race against Sen. Rich Crandall, a low-key but influential member of the “mainstream” wing of the GOP caucus.
The tally has yet to be completed, but Fillmore said he doesn’t think he can catch up.
Incumbent House Rep. Phil Lovas of Peoria is well-positioned to retain his northwest Valley legislative seat, the early tally by the Secretary of State showed.Read More »
Incumbent Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford, a veteran legislator from an influential political family, has fended off a challenge by the widow of a popular Democratic leader. Cajero Bedford holds a wide lead over Maria de la Luz Garcia, the wife ...Read More »
Except for his concession speech, it’s all over for Russell Pearce.
Outraised and outspent, the man who helped elevate Arizona onto the national stage in the illegal immigration debate, failed on Tuesday to persuade his party-mates to send him back to the state Legislature.
It was the former Senate president’s second loss since November – when he was ousted from office in a recall election – against an opponent who holds moderate views on immigration enforcement.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar is headed back to the nation’s capital after building a wide lead over a conservative firebrand in the race for the Republican nomination in the 4th Congressional District.Read More »
Election officials are reporting a light turnout at precincts for today’s primaries.Read More »