The debate between the four candidates vying for two seats on the state’s energy and water regulatory panel touched on electricity costs, water infrastructure needs and federal regulations, before devolving into a yelling match over the involvement of the state’s largest utility in the race.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Eric Meyer is the Republican Party’s great white whale in the Arizona House of Representatives. For six years, he has eluded a string of Republican candidates and fended off their attacks, beating the odds in three straight elections to win a House seat in the Republican-leaning but defiantly moderate Legislative District 28.Read More »
Arizona Republican Party officials want to study the benefits and drawbacks to closing GOP primary elections to independents, who increasingly have gained influence as a voting bloc in primary races.Read More »
Gubernatorial hopefuls Doug Ducey and Fred DuVal both have ambitious plans that they say will strengthen Arizona’s economy, but they can’t implement them unless the economy actually improves first.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Arizona Citizens' Clean Election Office, against Republican Corporation Commission candidates Tom Forese and Doug Little, claiming that the two submitted paid nominating signatures that were not accounted for in the candidates' campaign finance reports.Read More »
Regardless of who wins the gubernatorial race, the Arizona Lottery may be under private-sector management once the new administration settles in.Read More »
Jockeying for Senate leadership positions has begun, and one incumbent member of the Republican’s leadership team may be in jeopardy of losing his post.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Martin Quezada won his Senate primary race against fellow lawmaker Lydia Hernandez by only 90 votes, and Quezada said the final push by a “dark money” group probably helped put him over the top.Read More »
Republican Corporation Commission candidates Tom Forese and Doug Little hired professionals to gather almost all of the signatures they needed to qualify for the ballot, but their failure to report that spending to elections officials could leave them facing hefty fines – or kicked off the November ballot.Read More »
How many votes does it take win an unopposed write-in campaign in the primary election and become a contender on the November ballot?
It all depends on your political party.