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.
The race for superintendent of public instruction so far has been one guy stumping for himself. Democrat David Garcia’s Republican opponent, Diane Douglas, has yet to engage him in a debate. She hasn’t updated her website from her primary run nor has she done any media interviews.Read More »
Thousands of Pima County voters opened their mailboxes this election cycle to find a letter stating that records show they are not registered to vote, even when they are.Read More »
Arizona voters are increasingly ditching partisan affiliation, allowing them to vote in any primary they want. In 2014, they wanted to influence Republican races by more than 2-to-1.Read More »
National Republicans are helping raise the profile of Arizona congressional candidate Andy Tobin by picking him to deliver the GOP's national radio address Saturday.Read More »
The rematch between U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and retired Air Force Col. Martha McSally has lived up to its billing as one of the country’s most closely watched races in at least one capacity — outside spending.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted unanimously to follow its executive director’s recommendation that it move forward with an investigation into a group that ran ads against former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith during his gubernatorial campaign.Read More »
Overall voter turnout in Arizona’s primary election barely surpassed 27 percent, but in a few voting precincts in northern Arizona, turnout was much higher — impossibly high, in fact.Read More »