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.Read More »
Election 2012 News
Illegal immigration and border security were a combined focus of a televised debate between the two leading Republican candidates for an open U.S. Senate seat from Arizona.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake and businessman Wil Cardon square off late Thursday in a televised debate in the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate.Read More »
An initiative measure for a sales tax increase has been certified to appear on Arizona's November ballot after checks of petitions found enough valid voter signatures.Read More »
U.S. Sen. John McCain said his endorsement of Congressman Ben Quayle isn’t too late to have an impact in the GOP freshman’s heated primary battle, even though early ballots are already being cast.Read More »
Last year a spokesman for the Arizona Latino Republican Association recorded a robo call implying Mesa residents could vote for a woman accused of being a sham candidate in the recall election of state Sen. Russell Pearce.
Earlier the association’s vice president, collected signatures for the woman, Olivia Cortes, who dropped out of the race after a judge found she had been recruited to draw votes away from Pearce’s opponent.
Now, the association is playing a key role on behalf of Pearce in his primary campaign against Republican Bob Worsley.
An intraparty fight has intensified between Rep. Katie Hobbs and former Sen. Ken Cheuvront, who are dueling for the Democratic nomination to the state Senate in a central Phoenix district.Read More »
Rep. John Fillmore, a Republican who is facing Sen. Rich Crandall in a GOP Senate primary in District 16, accused an independent campaign committee of violating campaign notification laws.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that a citizen initiative to make permanent a one-cent sales tax increase can go to the November ballot, despite the organizers’ error in submitting two different copies of the proposed ballot measure to the Secretary of State’s Office.Read More »
Arizona, already at odds with the federal government and civil-rights groups over immigration, is adding voter ID and the Voting Rights Act to the disputes.Read More »