Arpaio campaign uses confused early ballot warning in robocall
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s re-election campaign launched a robocall Monday warning that county officials don’t want voters to give their early ballot to anyone who offers to deliver it to the recorder’s office.
But that warning, the elections officials say, is not accurate.
Primary winner who lived outside district declared legitimate candidate
Republican state House candidate Darin Mitchell won again today when a panel of Court of Appeals judges ruled he was improperly served with paperwork in his residency challenge and declared him a legitimate candidate for the office.
Activists threaten lawsuit over county officials’ early ballot warning
Hispanic activists are threatening to sue Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell if she doesn’t retract and clarify a statement she made last week.
Rep. Miranda, family, invoke Fifth Amendment during election-challenge suit
Rep. Catherine Miranda, her husband and step-daughter invoked their Fifth Amendment rights on the witness stand today in a court hearing to determine whether the Phoenix Democrat should be removed from office for submitting allegedly forged signatures on election forms.
Miranda’s attorney, Tom Ryan, said he can’t allow his client or her family to testify while she is under criminal investigation.
Carmona denies allegation, calls Flake ad deplorable
Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Richard Carmona denied allegations from a former colleague that he pounded angrily on her door in the middle of the night, and called on his Republican opponent, Congressman Jeff Flake, to stop airing a “deplorable” ad featuring the accusation.
Clinton delivers fiery campaign appearance for Carmona
Thousands of boisterous supporters of Richard Carmona congregated at Arizona State University Wednesday night to hear former President Bill Clinton stump for Carmona, the Democratic nominee for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat.
Young Hispanic activists celebrate voter registration push
The unmistakable scent of pepperoni pizza, the crackle of adolescent laughter and a buzz of excitement filled Wesley Bolin Plaza on the evening of Oct. 9, as a crowd of about 300 young Hispanic volunteers congratulated one another and shared the personal stories that brought them there.
Republican group targets state Senate races
A well-funded independent expenditure group launched what is likely to be the first of numerous attacks targeting three Democratic candidates in hotly-contested state Senate races.
‘Kooks’ need not apply for LD18 House
As she was settling down to watch the first presidential debate of the election cycle on television, Tempe resident Billie Folsom, a registered independent voter, got a knock on her door, sending her dogs into a frenzy.
Arizona getting to know Carmona in Senate race
Arizona voters have seen Richard Carmona in combat fatigues, in a surgeon’s mask and gown, wielding a pistol as a SWAT team member and most recently dangling from a helicopter during a medical rescue.
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