Sinema runs away from past extreme comments in moderate CD9
Since Kyrsten Sinema first began eying a run for Congress, a question loomed over her candidacy — could someone whose own party once called her too extreme win in a moderate district?
Sinema endorsed by high-profile Democrats
In a showcase of post-primary unity, Kyrsten Sinema announced the endorsements of two high-profile supporters of her opponents in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Lopsided CD9 turnout appears to favor GOP
The Democratic primary in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District was one of the most high-profile races in the state, but it was Republicans who turned out en masse to cast their ballots.
Parker narrowly wins CD9 Republican nomination
Vernon Parker (Photo from Vernonparker.com)
Former Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker took a narrow lead in the GOP primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, but two competitors are nipping at his heels.
Sinema wins CD9 Dem primary
Kyrsten Sinema handily won the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, earning a 12-point win in a hard-fought contest between three of the Democrats’ most prominent rising stars.
Dems top GOP fundraising in crowded CD9
Democrats Andrei Cherny and Kyrsten Sinema were the only candidates on either side of the crowded 9th Congressional District primary field to raise $100,000 in the most-recent period, while none of the seven Republicans in the race hit the $50,000 mark.
Wide field in Arizona’s toss-up 9th District race
In Arizona’s brand-new 9th Congressional District, three Democrats and seven Republicans are vying to win the upcoming primary so they can move on to what could turn out to be a nasty fight for the seat, given that it’s one of few toss-up races in the state and the field is so wide.
Sinema gets PAC help as early balloting is under way
Outside groups are backing Kyrsten Sinema in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, giving the former state senator a boost as early ballots are being cast.
President Clinton endorses Cherny
Andrei Cherny played his trump card in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, announcing the endorsement of former President Bill Clinton, his old boss from his White House days.
Sinema dominates CD9 fundraising
Kyrsten Sinema raised an eye-popping $367,000 last quarter, improving substantially on her first-quarter numbers and making the former Democratic senator the top fundraiser on either side of the aisle in the competitive race for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Andrei Cherny, who dominated CD9 after the first quarter, raised about $302,000. The number puts Cherny in second place for the quarter, but he still leads Sinema in cash on hand, with $469,000 to her $358,000.
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