Arizona's primary election Tuesday features a spirited race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and heated contests for several U.S. House seats, with outcomes that will set the roster of candidates for the Nov. 6 general election.Read More »
Election 2012 News
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it will monitor primary elections in Arizona's Maricopa County.Read More »
Primary season has already done what hurricane season is only threatening to do: Driven some party members away from next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.Read More »
Every month for the next two decades, 50,000 Latinos will turn 18 years old. With that many new eligible voters, and dramatic population growth expected, Latinos could dominate voting in the Southwest, particularly Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado, according to the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center.Read More »
Ken Cheuvront and his mother, Jean Cheuvront-McDermott, are hoping to go into business together — the politics business.Read More »
The threat of a hurricane may have upended the schedule for the Republican National Convention, but the coming rains did not appear to worry Arizona delegates as they arrived in Tampa this weekend.Read More »
Once the Aug. 28 primary results are tallied, 29 of Arizona’s 90 legislative races will be decided.
Nine Senate candidates already have a guaranteed seat. Two more Senate seats and 18 House seats will be won after the primary because only candidates from one party are competing, so whoever wins the primary can start measuring their legislative office drapes.
House Speaker Andy Tobin easily outraised his party-mates in the three-way House primary in Northern Arizona, the latest finance reports filed with the Secretary of State showed.Read More »
Congressional District 5 GOP hopeful Kirk Adams received a last-minute boost from Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Flake today when Flake endorsed Adams over his primary election opponent, former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon.Read More »
Supporters of a proposed initiative to create a “top-two” primary elections system allege that Maricopa County election officials improperly invalidated hundreds of petition signatures and are going to court in a bid to get the Open Elections/Open Government Act on the November ballot.Read More »