Immigration activist joins US Rep. Sinema’s staff
An immigration activist who’s one of the leaders of the Dream Act movement is joining the staff of U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema as a district outreach director.
Congressional newcomers arrive in D.C., even with votes still being counted
A few thousand – or even a few hundred – votes separate the top finishers in three of Arizona’s nine congressional races, with more than 300,000 ballots yet to be reviewed and processed.
Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona’s 9th Congressional seat
Nearly a week after Election Day, Kyrsten Sinema’s growing lead translated into an official victory in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
With Sinema leading by 5,789 on Monday morning, the Associated Press called the race for the former state legislator. At the time the AP called the race, Sinema held a 2.7-point lead over Republican nominee Vernon Parker.
Sinema confident about CD9 lead
Arizona’s new hypercompetitive 9th Congressional District lived up its billing, with Democratic nominee Kyrsten Sinema holding a narrow but growing lead over Republican Vernon Parker in a race that was still undecided at the end of election night.
As of Wednesday evening, Sinema, a former legislator from central Phoenix, leads by 2,715 votes.
Parker gets help from congressmen Issa, Salmon in CD9 bid
GOP congressional nominee Vernon Parker got a boost today from U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif, who came to Tempe to endorse Parker and invite him to serve on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee if elected.
Ad war heats up in CD9
It’s been a week of heavy spending in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District as the campaigns, national party organizations and PACs spent more than $1.5 million on airtime.
NRCC ponies up for Parker in CD9
The National Republican Congressional Committee is jumping into one of Arizona’s most competitive races with $900,000 in airtime in the 9th Congressional District.
Primary results forecast CD9 turf war between Sinema, Parker
The battle between Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Vernon Parker over Arizona’s new 9th Congressional District will be close. That’s about where most predictions begin and end.
Sinema holds narrow lead in CD9 poll
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a narrow lead over Republican Vernon Parker in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by Sinema supporters.
But after testing a slew of negative messages against both candidates, Sinema’s lead widened to double digits.
Dems again raise SBA issue with Parker, which he denies
As Vernon Parker seeks to clear his name in allegations that led to his company’s termination from a federal program, his Democratic rival for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District is bringing back an issue that hounded him in his last run for Congress.
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