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Driggs is out, Brophy McGee is in

Driggs is out of the LD28 Senate race and Brophy McGee is in, dramatically changing the dynamic of what was expected to be a winnable seat for Meyer and the Dems. Coordinated announcements of support soon followed from Biggs and Ducey, both of whom endorsed Brophy McGee’s run for the Senate, as did an announcement from Brophy McGee’s campaign.

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Lawmakers work all night to pass budget

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Arizona lawmakers pulled an all-nighter and worked well past sunrise Saturday morning to approve a $9.1 billion budget proposal after Republican leadership spent the day rounding up the votes to get it across the finish line.

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GOP targets Democrat Meyer — again — in moderate LD28 (access required)

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Democratic Rep. Eric Meyer is the Republican Party’s great white whale in the Arizona House of Representatives. For six years, he has eluded a string of Republican candidates and fended off their attacks, beating the odds in three straight elections to win a House seat in the Republican-leaning but defiantly moderate Legislative District 28.

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Pre-election victors: 7 lawmakers face zero opposition in 2014, more have limited competition (access required)

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It may be hours before polls close and votes are counted in Arizona’s 2014 primary elections, but for a handful of candidates, today is just a formality. Five senators and two representatives are running unopposed in both the primary and the November general election, ensuring their place at the Capitol. And election is all but assured for many more candidates who are running on one-party-dominant districts.

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