The primary race to represent the largest swath of Arizona in Congress largely is being fought like it's the general election, with the Democratic and Republican front-runners banking on their name recognition and past legislative experience to secure the 1st District seat.Read More »
Election 2012 News
The wife of U.S Rep. Ben Quayle of Arizona issued a statement saying she and her husband didn't witness any inappropriate behavior when 20 lawmakers went into the Sea of Galilee for a swim while on a fact-finding trip in Israel.Read More »
Away from the spotlight, another political race is starting to take shape, and its outcome will not only have a significant impact on state policy but perhaps even dictate how Arizona tackles its biggest challenges next year.Read More »
Independents may make up a third of Arizona’s registered voters, but their influence on the upcoming primary elections won’t come close to matching their numbers.Read More »
The race between the two candidates vying for the Republican nomination in Arizona's 5th Congressional District in southeastern Maricopa County boils down largely to a difference in experience.Read More »
The decision on who ultimately represents a heavily Republican congressional district that runs from western Arizona through Prescott and south of Phoenix could end with the primary election.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that a proposed initiative to create a “top-two” primary election system can go to the November ballot, overturning a lower court ruling that the initiative violated the state Constitution.Read More »
Kirk Adams buttressed his campaign contributions with an $88,000 loan to give him the lead in fundraising for this reporting period over Matt Salmon, but the former House Speaker still couldn’t match Salmon’s contributions from individuals and political committees or his own spending.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle raised more and spent more than fellow incumbent Congressman David Schweikert in the last fundraising period for the 6th Congressional District primary between the two freshman Republicans.
Quayle raised $189,285 compared to just $80,645 for Schweikert in the pre-primary period, which ran from July 1 to Aug. 8. Quayle also outspent his rival, spending $797,766 to Schweikert’s $663,530.
The frontrunners for the upcoming primary in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District appear to have little to worry about, if fundraising is any indication.Read More »