Sen. Michele Reagan is taking sides in Scottsdale’s contested Republican primary for the House of Representatives, despite an earlier pledge that she would stay out of the race.Read More »
Election 2012 News
A committee whose goal is to return a robust GOP majority to the state Senate has taken sides in a Republican primary, spending money to help Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, beat Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction.
The Republican Victory Fund recently sent out a mailer touting Crandall’s record, including his vote to pass SB1070.
As expected, Fillmore is dismayed by the committee’s action.
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge issued an injunction against the Open Elections/Open Government Act today, ruling that a provision on the election of political parties’ officers violates a rule requiring ballot initiatives to focus on a single subject.Read More »
The field of candidates in Arizona's 1st Congressional District race is narrowing.Read More »
Two Republican incumbents are battling it out in a primary race in Arizona's 6th Congressional District, a situation the GOP desperately wanted to avoid in redistricting.Read More »
The LD30 fight embodies a shift in Arizona Democratic politics.Read More »
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett holds an office normally associated with dry-as-dust election matters. But Bennett's handling of some of those matters produced notable political dustups for the former legislative leader who may run for governor in 2014.Read More »
A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed sales tax initiative in hopes of convincing voters to reject it, a judge ruled Thursday.Read More »
Two prominent Latino leaders requested to be added as plaintiffs in a lawsuit aimed at stopping a ballot measure that would make a major change to Arizona's election process, claiming the change would lead to fewer minority candidates being elected in Arizona.Read More »
While the first round of campaign finance reports paints a limited picture of the closely watched primary race between former Sen. Russell Pearce and his Republican challenger, one thing is clear: Newcomer Bob Worsley is getting the hometown support, while the former Senate president is left wanting.Read More »