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 »
An independent expenditure committee associated with Senate President Steve Pierce will be in a strong position to defend Republican seats, having raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, mostly from business interests, in the last few weeks.Read More »
Businessman Bob Worsley dug deep into his own pocket, loaning his campaign $140,000 in his race to defeat former senator Russell Pearce.Read More »
U.S Rep. Jeff Flake has thrown his weight behind businessman Bob Worsley, who is seeking to prevent former senator Russell Pearce from returning to the Legislature.
House Speaker Andy Tobin easily outraised his party-mates in the three-way House primary in Northern Arizona, the latest finance reports filed with the Secretary of State showed.Read More »
The Senate race in rural Legislative District 5 has become a high-dollar affair, with two Republican candidates collectively pumping in nearly $80,000 of their own money since June to bolster their attempts to win election.Read More »
Under fire from a Legislature that is dominated by social conservatives, Planned Parenthood is flexing its muscles in the hopes of influencing the outcome of elections this year and sending pro-choice candidates to the state Capitol.Read More »