Tag Archives: Arizona’s 4th Congressional District

Babeu’s fundraising down from previous quarter (access required)

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's congressional campaign saw a marked decrease in fundraising after he faced allegations in mid-February that he threatened an ex-boyfriend with deportation, but he still raised more money during the quarter than his two Republican rivals in the race.

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Babeu ads set to air until Election Day

Babeu today became the first CD4 candidate to hit the airwaves, launching what his campaign says is the first in a series of television ads that will run through the Aug. 28 primary. The first ad, titled “Hear it from me,” attempts to push back against the stream of negative press the sheriff has received since being outed by the New Times in a February story that alleged he abused his power and threatened to deport an ex-lover if he spoke publicly about their relationship.

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