Republican candidate Joe Ortiz quickly sought to manage the potential damage to his campaign by revelations he was booked twice by police, owning up to his arrest record but also emphasizing he has been open about it.Read More »
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – To Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, an approach to illegal immigration that includes the DREAM Act makes good business sense. “From my perspective, the DREAM Act is good economic policy as we increase trade with Mexico, Latin America, ...Read More »
Democrats Andrei Cherny and Kyrsten Sinema were the only candidates on either side of the crowded 9th Congressional District primary field to raise $100,000 in the most-recent period, while none of the seven Republicans in the race hit the $50,000 mark.Read More »
Andrei Cherny played his trump card in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, announcing the endorsement of former President Bill Clinton, his old boss from his White House days.Read More »
The Open Government Committee has had the campaign trail all to itself for the past year as it collected signatures and spread the word about the “top-two” primary election system it hopes to create in Arizona.Read More »
An increase in Arizonans registering to vote as independents may be fueled by voter frustration over partisanship.Read More »
Gabrielle Giffords may not be running for Congress, but she’s putting the money from her campaign to use. Her campaign contributed $202,500 to the state Democratic Party’s federal campaign committee.
The contributions through the end of May came during the hotly contested special election for her vacated seat in the 8th Congressional District, a race that saw Democrat Ron Barber, Giffords’ former district office director, defeat Republican Jesse Kelly.
An auto-dial poll commissioned by Sen. David Schapira shows him and former Sen. Kyrsten Sinema battling for the lead in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Rival campaigns and political operatives, however, questioned both the methodology of the autodial survey, its accuracy and the largely unknown company that conducted it.
Two Democratic candidates in a southern Arizona congressional race are being denied access to a voter list by their own party.Read More »
The appointment of former Pinal County Supervisor Bryan Martyn as the new State Parks director has come under scrutiny after records show he was one of the least qualified candidates for the job.Read More »