Some Clean Elections money went toward laptops, hiring relatives, NRA dues
Some of the 107 candidates who received public money to run for state Legislature this year bought computers, cameras and printers that are theirs to keep and paid relatives as campaign workers and consultants.
Pullen won’t seek re-election as GOP chief after stunning ouster
Randy Pullen won’t seek another term as chairman of the Arizona Republican Party after a shocking loss in his re-election bid for state committeeman.
Panel to screen applicants for redistricting short list
Steve Lynn, who chaired Arizona’s inaugural Independent Redistricting Commission, is scheduled to offer his advice today (Nov. 16) when the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments meets to screen 78 applicants for the Independent Redistricting Commission.
GOP lawmakers: We’ll sponsor Pearce’s birthright-citizenship bill
Just days after Sen. Russell Pearce promised he would hold off on a proposal to end birthright citizenship, several Republican lawmakers said they would move it forward instead.
Arizona House Republicans elect slate of leaders
Rep. Debbie Lesko was elected House majority whip, beating Rep. David Stevens in the House Republicans’ only contested leadership race. House Speaker Kirk Adams was uncontested in his bid for a second term in charge of the House. Rep. Andy Tobin, who served as majority whip last session, was unconsted in the race for majority leader.
Immigration hawk Pearce elected president of Arizona Senate
Sen. Russell Pearce will lead the Arizona Senate next year after colleagues elected him to be president of the chamber during a closed-door meeting Nov. 3.
Republicans Burns, Pierce sweep Corp. Comm. seats
The Republican dominance of statewide contests appeared to include two seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission. Republicans Brenda Burns and Gary Pierce held comfortable leads over two Democrats, two Green Party candidates and a Libertarian.
Brewer wins full term in blowout
Gov. Jan Brewer dominated the governor’s race, winning a full term on the Ninth Floor with a 14-point win over Democratic Attorney General Terry Goddard.
Republicans sweep statewide races in Arizona
Nationally, Democrats suffered disaster in the general election. In Arizona, it was even worse. For the first time since 1994, Republicans swept Arizona’s statewide offices. Even the Attorney General’s Office, which has been in Democratic hands for the past 12 years, couldn’t withstand the Republican tsunami.
Yee, Weiers keep GOP in control in swing district
Republicans Kimberly Yee and Rep. Jim Weiers were victorious in the House Legislative District 10 race, keeping both seats in GOP control.
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