The elections last month exposed what appears to be a gaping hole in Arizona’s campaign finance laws: The inability of elections officials to force groups to register as political committees or report their spending.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court gave Gov. Jan Brewer the clarification she wanted on its ruling to reinstate Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Chairwoman Colleen Mathis, but it won’t be much help to Brewer or the Senate if they want to remove her again.Read More »
A top Senate Republican staffer says Gov. Jan Brewer broke a commitment that she would call lawmakers back to the Capitol for another special session so they could ask voters to end the Independent Redistricting Commission and put redistricting back ...Read More »
Jerry Lewis may have inadvertently become the poster boy of a movement to radically overhaul Arizona’s election system.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and legislative leaders are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to clarify its ruling that overturned the ouster of Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Chairwoman Colleen Mathis and to prevent her from re-taking her seat on the once-in-a-decade remapping panel.Read More »
While the state is still reeling from the historic recall of outgoing Senate President Russell Pearce, the group that launched the recall campaign is already looking toward its next big fight.Read More »
Seeing one of Arizona’s most prolific and powerful political figures toppled in a recall election has some Republicans wondering who might be next.
Whereas previously, a recall petition being pulled could be dismissed as a joke, there was now a solid model for running a recall campaign and winning.
GOP lawmakers don’t want the Arizona Supreme Court’s ruling reinstating Colleen Mathis to be the last word on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
In a stunning reversal for Gov. Jan Brewer and the state Senate, the Arizona Supreme Court reinstated Colleen Mathis as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
Sen. David Schapira, the Senate minority leader, today strongly signaled he intends to run for Congress.Read More »