Republican primary voters in six GOP-controlled legislative districts largely oppose Medicaid expansion and are likely to vote against any lawmaker who supports it, according to a poll from Colorado-based Magellan Strategies.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer unveiled the details of her Medicaid expansion plan this afternoon, beginning in earnest the effort to push the controversial proposal through the Legislature.Read More »
Two tech company executives called it the future of voting in Arizona: online voting systems in the digital age that provide faster and more reliable vote counts and make participation in the state’s elections easier than ever before.Read More »
A bill to establish an online voting pilot program in time for the 2014 primary election is drawing bipartisan support in the Arizona State Senate.
Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, said the technology is readily available to ensure the safety and accuracy of online voting – an effort that could save the state millions of dollars in expenses racked up by mailing ballots to voters, he added.
Reflecting the new political reality at the Capitol, incoming Republican leaders have created a dozen Senate committees with a narrower partisan split.Read More »
Voters’ love affair with Sen. Jerry Lewis, the Mesa Republican who unseated Russell Pearce last year, ended tonight. Despite a strong push to the finish, Lewis lost his race to his Democratic opponent, Rep. Ed Ableser of Tempe, the initial vote tally tonight showed.Read More »
The result of Russell Pearce’s primary race confirmed what was unimaginable just two years ago — the conservative icon no longer enjoys the support of the party faithful.Read More »
Except for his concession speech, it’s all over for Russell Pearce.
Outraised and outspent, the man who helped elevate Arizona onto the national stage in the illegal immigration debate, failed on Tuesday to persuade his party-mates to send him back to the state Legislature.
It was the former Senate president’s second loss since November – when he was ousted from office in a recall election – against an opponent who holds moderate views on immigration enforcement.
Businessman Bob Worsley dug deep into his own pocket, loaning his campaign $140,000 in his race to defeat former senator Russell Pearce.Read More »
U.S Rep. Jeff Flake has thrown his weight behind businessman Bob Worsley, who is seeking to prevent former senator Russell Pearce from returning to the Legislature.