Arizona’s new hypercompetitive 9th Congressional District lived up its billing, with Democratic nominee Kyrsten Sinema holding a narrow but growing lead over Republican Vernon Parker in a race that was still undecided at the end of election night. As of Wednesday evening, Sinema, a former legislator from central Phoenix, leads by 2,715 votes.Read More »
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Independent polling in Arizona is in short supply, leaving residents guessing on some of the hottest races in the state.Read More »
A tribal newspaper in Arizona is publishing a detailed voter guide for the first time ever. A New Mexico pueblo is sending kindergartners home with get-out-the-vote buttons for their parents. Tribes in Wisconsin are reaching out to young adults with a Rock the Vote event.Read More »
An obscure Arizona nonprofit group that provided most of the funding for campaigns against Propositions 121 and 204 has contributed $1.4 million toward a phone campaign opposing President Barack Obama, according to Federal Election Commission records.Read More »
Social media has been a wild card in presidential politics since at least 2003, when liberal, tech-savvy activists used blogs and early social networks to lift from obscurity Gov. Howard Dean’s anti-war challenge to front-runner Sen. John Kerry.
Jamie Jimenez, a 19-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico, dropped out of high school three credits short of a diploma, blaming slacking off and stomach problems.Read More »
The National Republican Congressional Committee is jumping into one of Arizona’s most competitive races with $900,000 in airtime in the 9th Congressional District.Read More »
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a narrow lead over Republican Vernon Parker in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by Sinema supporters.
But after testing a slew of negative messages against both candidates, Sinema’s lead widened to double digits.
Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.Read More »
Just three weeks after the Obama administration started accepting applications from young illegal immigrants seeking to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the government already has approved some of the roughly 72,000 applications the government has received.Read More »