After taking advantage of an anti-incumbent mood that swept the nation and secured supermajority control of both chambers of the Arizona Legislature two years ago, Republicans are now poised to lose their veto-proof hold at the state Capitol.Read More »
Election 2012 News
A judge said today that he won’t decide until early next week whether a Democratic legislative candidate should be removed from the ballot after an opponent challenged her candidacy, saying she wasn’t running under her real name.Read More »
A three-judge panel will be appointed to hear the Arizona Legislature's lawsuit challenging the state's new congressional districts.Read More »
An activist in Legislative District 24 is challenging Jean Cheuvront- McDermott’s qualification for the ballot, arguing that she is using the Cheuvront name illegitimately.Read More »
Republican congressional candidate Jonathan Paton is accusing one of his opponents of petition circulator fraud and submitting invalid signatures in his nominating petition in an attempt to get his challenger kicked off the ballot.Read More »
The Senate primary contest pitting Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, was already turning out to be among the hottest races in Arizona this year.
This week, the temperature shot up a couple of degrees.
Tea party Republican Jesse Kelly on Thursday dropped out of the race for Gabrielle Giffords' former seat in Congress, two days after losing a special election to serve out her term.Read More »
Former Senate President Russell Pearce and his supporters today were shut out of three locations where they had requested to hold a fundraiser for the Mesa Republican.Read More »
Rival candidates Wil Cardon and Jeff Flake kept things mostly civil Wednesday night at a forum hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, but made sure to get in a few digs as the duo competes in an increasingly nasty GOP primary for the U.S. Senate.Read More »
An independent expenditure group that aims to help Republicans maintain a majority in the Senate has raised $168,000 so far. The committee, the Republican Victory Fund, reported to the Secretary of State it has $157,000 cash on-hand, a significant war chest that could mean the difference in tight legislative races.Read More »