There is also a campaign to silence business groups on Prop 480. Political consultant Chuck Coughlin, whose firm is running the pro campaign, sent letters to board members of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and Arizona Chamber of Commerce to let them know it “behooves” them to stay on the sidelines on this one and let voters decide.Read More »
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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 »
Arizona Republicans are officially unified, at least when it comes to party’s nominee for governor.
Christine Jones and Scott Smith, Republican nominee Doug Ducey’s top two opponents in the GOP primary, endorsed the state treasurer today.
Attorneys for Scott Smith filed a complaint with the Arizona Secretary of State's Office and the Citizens Clean Elections Commission today alleging illegal coordination between Doug Ducey’s campaign for governor and an outside group that funded an ad blasting Smith.Read More »
Thanks to several large personal loans made to her campaign, Christine Jones handily led a crowded Republican gubernatorial primary field in both available resources and money spent.Read More »
Melvin appears to be setting the stage for an early exit from the gubernatorial race. In an email to supporters, Melvin pleaded for $5 contributions to qualify for public financing and thereby make his run viable.Read More »
Barry Hess, the perennial Libertarian candidate for governor, fought successfully against legislation that would have required third-party candidates to collect thousands of signatures to get on the ballot. Now a challenge filed by a Republican activist alleges that he fell short of the 133 signatures he needs to run for governor.Read More »
While most of the candidates who are running for governor this year are touting their experience in the private sector, two stand out as favorites of the business community and recipients of their financial largesse.Read More »
Two Republican candidates vying to be governor of Arizona have filed necessary signatures to get on the ballot.Read More »
Just one week after the Republic reported that Ducey was bringing up the rear in most gubernatorial campaigns’ internal polls, a new poll commissioned by the pro-Ducey IE Conservative Leadership for Arizona shows him not only leading the GOP primary, but with about twice the support of any other candidate.Read More »