A group of former Cold Stone Creamery franchise owners accused Republican state treasurer candidate Doug Ducey, the company's former CEO, of using a raft of dishonest business practices to perpetuate a revolving-door system that lured in franchisees, bankrupted them and then pushed them aside to make way for new ones.Read More »
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Without a primary to drain his campaign cash, Democratic treasurer nominee Andrei Cherny has a massive war chest as he prepares to launch a spate of television ads in time for early voting.Read More »
Former Republican Congressman Jim Kolbe has endorsed Democrat Andrei Cherny for state treasurer.Read More »
Three current or former Arizona lawmakers, a former presidential adviser and a business executive are among the candidates in Tuesday's primary election for state treasurer.Read More »
State treasurer isn’t the political plum that other executive offices have been for ambitious politicians, but some of this year’s candidates are raising and spending money like the office is the first step toward the Ninth Floor, Congress and beyond.Read More »
“It’s virtually impossible to do.” – Republican Steve May, who is running as a write-in candidate for the House in District 17.Read More »
Doug Ducey reported spending $581,000 on the Republican primary for state treasurer, more than any state-level candidate except for Buz Mills' defunct gubernatorial campaign.
Ducey, the former CEO of Cold Stone Creamery, spent $100,000 in the week before the Aug. 10 trigger report was submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office. Partly due to the spate of television ads he's aired, Ducey has spent more than every state treasurer candidate from the past two election cycles combined in his four-way primary.
Sen. Thayer Verschoor has filed the nominating petitions necessary to qualify as a candidate for state treasurer.Read More »
Much of the uncertainty surrounding the race to become the next state treasurer hinges on whether Dean Martin will challenge Gov. Jan Brewer for her office or continue serving as the fourth-ranking state executive. Even if Martin has decided to run against Brewer, he can't announce it anyway. If he does before January, he would have to resign as treasurer.Read More »