Tag Archives: Arizona Clean Elections

Clean Elections initiative calls it quits (access required)


A campaign for a proposed citizen initiative that would have dramatically expanded Arizona’s Clean Elections system for publicly funding political campaigns called it quits, saying it couldn’t collect enough signatures before the upcoming July 7 deadline because of “dirty tricks” by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce.

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Martin’s $5 contributions under review for alleged duplicates (access required)

Dean Martin's troubles with his $5 Clean Elections contributions may not be over yet. Less than a week after Martin submitted his qualifying contributions, the Republican gubernatorial candidate is facing allegations that he collected multiple $5 contributions from at least 128 people, a violation of Clean Elections law that could jeopardize the $707,000 public funding his campaign is slated to receive.

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Court deals another blow to Quelland (access required)

A judge has denied former Rep. Doug Quelland's request to halt a court decision that affirmed his removal from office. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Crane McClennen on June 22 rejected Quelland's motion that sought to allow the former lawmaker to stay in office.

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