TUCSON — Federal Election Commission records show Democrat Ron Barber has raised more than twice as much money as any Republican challenger in the special election to fill the former congressional seat of Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
I’m going to go out on a limb here, but I do not think Democrat Rob Barber is unbeatable in the CD8 special election to select a replacement for Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
Sen. Paula Aboud said she’s staying in the race for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, despite Ron Barber’s announcement that he’ll seek a full term after the special election to replace former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
Ron Barber went from placeholder to full-fledged candidate, with an announcement today that he’ll seek a full term in Congress.Read More »
Democrats eyeing former Rep. Gabrielle Gifford's southern Arizona seat gave her former district director a free pass when he decided he was running to replace her in a June special election. But while Democrat Ron Barber waits to decide if he will seek a full term in the November general election, members of his own party are busy fundraising and campaigning for the chance to succeed his former boss.Read More »
Rep. Steve Farley on Wednesday kicked off his run for the 2nd Congressional District with a three-city campaign tour in southern Arizona.Read More »
Ron Barber, who opened his campaign by raising more than $100,000 in three days, boasted another stunning number today when he submitted 5,472 signatures for the special election in the 8th Congressional District.
Barber, the lone Democrat in the special election field, shattered the minimum requirement of 671 signatures for Democrats to get on the special election ballot.
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, received a boost today after the Senate’s most influential member said he’s behind his candidacy for Congress. “I can’t vote there, but I’d vote for Frank Antenori,” Senate President Steve Pierce told the Arizona Capitol Times today.Read More »
After just four days, Ron Barber has raised more money and attracted more contributors than some campaigns have gotten in months.
Through the online Democratic fundraising PAC ActBlue, Barber raised about $110,000 from 1,715 contributors through Monday morning, according to his campaign.