Republicans regained a seat in Legislative District 20. Jeff Dial, on his third attempt to get elected, finished slightly ahead of fellow Republican Bob Robson.Read More »
Sen. Linda Gray, a Republican from Glendale will retain her seat after fending off Democrat Justin Johnson in Legislative District 10.Read More »
Flagstaff dentist and political newcomer Paul Gosar is leading incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick by 10 points in the battle over Arizona's 1st Congressional District.Read More »
Republican challenger Steve Smith has defeated incumbent Sen. Rebecca Rios by nearly 5,000 votes to capture a seat in Legislative District 23 that has been held by the Rios family since the district was first created a decade ago.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ campaign declared victory over Republican challenger Jesse Kelly late Nov. 5 after expanding her lead to more than 3,600 in the latest count.Read More »
David Shweikert won his rematch with Democratic U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell, taking back one of the GOP's most coveted seats of the election cycle.Read More »
The competitive race that many expected in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District never materialized as GOP nominee Ben Quayle earned a double-digit win.Read More »
Teachers, legislators, students and co-workers remember Zachary Marco as a kind, considerate and genuine person with a positive attitude and a bright future.
Marco, a 21-year-old political-science major and honor student at Arizona State University, was shot about 9:30 p.m. October 17 near University Drive and Rural Road in Tempe while walking home from the library, according to Tempe Police.
Former lawmaker Steve May announced Sept. 13 he is terminating his campaign for the House in Legislative District 17. May got on the November ballot after winning a spot in the primary as a write-in candidate. His presence as a Republican in the swing district that spans Tempe and Scottsdale posed a threat to two Democratic challengers.
The openly gay former lawmaker gained recent headlines for his brazen acknowledgement that he helped four "street people" get on the ballot as Green Party candidates.
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Early ballots and strong interest in congressional races helped make turnout for the August primary the highest in 20 years, Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Sept. 7. Releasing the official primary canvass, Bennett said the statewide turnout of 30.09 percent exceeded his expectations.Read More »