After avoiding the media for more than two weeks, legislative candidate Darin Mitchell appeared Thursday in a Maricopa County Superior Court, finally answering questions about where he lives.Read More »
Election 2012 News
Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.Read More »
The attorney for a Republican lawmaker is asking a judge to bar two counties from printing ballots until residency questions surrounding the man who beat him in last month’s election are settled.
But elections officials say the early deadline for printing fewer than 250 ballots for military and overseas voters makes that impossible, and could mean that Darin Mitchell’s name appears on the ballots for the district’s other 94,000 voters that will be printed later this month – even if a judge rules that he is ineligible to hold office.
Republican candidate Joe Ortiz quickly sought to manage the potential damage to his campaign by revelations he was booked twice by police, owning up to his arrest record but also emphasizing he has been open about it.Read More »
Darin Mitchell is now under investigation by the Arizona Registrar of Contractors, thanks to statements from Mitchell and his campaign chair saying he was overseeing a remodel project at the vacant home he claims is his residence.Read More »
In the first publicly released poll of the U.S. Senate race since Jeff Flake steamrolled his way through the GOP primary, Democratic nominee Richard Carmona is running in a virtual dead heat with the six-term congressman and is outperforming President Barack Obama in Arizona.Read More »
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.Read More »
With a third of Arizona's voters declared independents, the race for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat is shaping up to be a contest over former Surgeon General Richard Carmona's true political credentials.Read More »
After winning a three-way Republican primary for two House seats in the heavily Republican Legislative District 13 on Aug. 28, the road to the Arizona House of Representatives was wide open for political newcomer Darin Mitchell.Read More »
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee stepped up the attack on Republican Jonathan Paton this week and has so far committed half a million dollars in TV advertising to help former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in her bid to win the seat.Read More »