Former legislator Jack Jackson, Jr. holds the early lead in the Democratic Senate primary in Legislative District 2, an expansive area in Northeast Arizona. Jackson, who is in the four-way Democratic primary for the seat now held by Albert Hale, ...Read More »
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If the public held an anti-incumbent sentiment, it didn't extend to the Republican primary race in a North-Central Phoenix district, where voters chose a known name over relative newcomers.Read More »
Rep. Nancy Barto out-campaigned her main rival, Rep. Ray Barnes, to win the four-way Republican primary for the Senate in Legislative District 7. Barto has cornered 46 percent out of about 18,000 votes counted so far. Rep. Ray Barnes, who ...Read More »
A known name and a flush war chest proved to be an unbeatable combination in the Senate primary race in a West Valley District. Sen. John Nelson, a veteran politician, has captured 56 percent of the votes in Legislative District 12, according to the latest unofficial tally by the Secretary of State.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, is the early frontrunner in the Senate primary race in Legislative District 30.Read More »
Republican activist Lori Klein holds a slight advantage over incumbent Sen. David Braswell in Legislative District 6, according to early election results.Read More »
Sen. Sylvia Allen is slightly leading in the Republican primary race for the Senate in Legislative District 5, which encompasses a sprawling rural area in eastern Arizona.Read More »
Rep. Adam Driggs, who is in a three-way Senate race for the Republican Party’s nomination in Legislative District 11, has received a huge boost from independent groups. But he's not the only one.Read More »
When Jonathan Paton decided to resign from the Arizona Senate and run for Congress, the prevailing view in political circles was that he represents the Republican Party’s best chance to defeat U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
But the former state lawmaker faces a more immediate challenge from fellow Republican Jesse Kelly. Political insiders now say Paton has yet to wrap up the primary race in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.
The race to win the Republican nomination for an eastern Arizona Senate seat has turned an already-icy relationship between legislators into a super-heated contest, with both sides accusing each other of distortion and misrepresentation.Read More »