David Garcia worked for a year at the Arizona Capitol last decade, but that didn’t motivate him to dive much deeper into politics, beyond voting.Read More »
2014 Statewide races
Diane Douglas had always been heavily involved in her only child’s education, grilling teachers and administrators about what and how they were doing things and about her daughter’s progress, whether it was good or bad.Read More »
Like Gov. Jan Brewer in 2009, the winner of the gubernatorial race between Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal will find himself in the unenviable position of trying to erase a massive budget deficit. Legislative fiscal analysts say the state is expected to face a $520 million deficit for the current fiscal year and will be in a $1 billion hole in fiscal year 2016, which begins next July 1.Read More »
An independent expenditure group that supports Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey accused rival Fred DuVal of helping a group of Puerto Rican terrorists get clemency from the Clinton administration, despite a lack of evidence that the Democratic nominee had any role in the controversy.Read More »
The Secretary of State’s Office dismissed a claim filed by the Arizona Democratic Party against Mark Brnovich, the Republican nominee for attorney general.Read More »
Republican Corporation Commission candidates Tom Forese and Doug Little now admit they broke Arizona’s campaign finance laws, and each has been assessed a $1,000 fine by the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission, meaning the two will avoid a deeper investigation into their campaign finance reports.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted o find that there was reason to believe Superindent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal violated the law by using state resources for campaigning. At the same time, the commission voted to enter into penalty settlement discussion with Huppenthal. The terms of the penalties will be reviewed at the next meeting of the commission.Read More »
The executive director of the Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission has recommended a full investigation into the campaigns of Republican Corporation Commission candidates Doug Little and Rep. Tom Forese over possible violations of campaign finance laws.Read More »
Fred DuVal and Doug Ducey finally found something on which they agree.
Neither wants to divulge whether they ever inhaled.
The Arizona Democratic Party wants an investigation into whether Republican attorney general candidate Mark Brnovich failed to register as a lobbyist in 2006.Read More »