Political ads peppering Arizona airwaves in this contentious election season have cost at least $29.4 million, based on newly mandated electronic filings to the Federal Communications Commission.Read More »
Election 2012 News
The political makeup of Arizona's congressional delegation could swing to either party in next month's election as three of the nine available seats continue to be slug-fests featuring millions of dollars of attack ads paid for by political parties and outside groups.Read More »
The glowing praise U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl and John McCain heaped on Richard Carmona 10 years ago led to some harsh words by Arizona’s senior senator for the Democrat who hopes to be his seatmate.Read More »
The three Democratic candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission warned voters Thursday that if their Republican opponents portray themselves as backing solar energy, don’t believe it.Read More »
The U.S. Senate race between Democrat Richard Carmona and Republican Jeff Flake has morphed into one of the hottest campaigns in the country, and outside groups are spending accordingly, pumping almost $11 million into the race.Read More »
The dueling campaigns over an initiative to keep a one-penny tax increase are awash with cash.
The No New Taxes, No on Prop 204 campaign has collected nearly $900,000 in October alone.
Brent Fine took time off work and spent three months gathering 1,768 signatures in order to run as an independent candidate for state House in a Phoenix-area district.Read More »
The political action committee of Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is paying for mailers for or against candidates in two more Arizona congressional races.Read More »
Education unions and a group representing contractors have given hundreds of thousands of dollars this month to a campaign supporting Proposition 204, while a contribution from a group representing automobile dealers is helping fuel the opposing campaign, records show.Read More »
The only state Supreme Court justice on the retention ballot is striking back at Republicans calling for his removal because of a ruling on a ballot measure to change the state’s election system.
Republican committees in Legislative Districts 12 and 18 circulated flyers calling for a no vote for Justice John Pelander, a Republican who was Gov. Jan Brewer’s first selection to the Supreme Court in 2009.