The Republican newcomer hoping to prevent former Senate President Russell Pearce from returning to the Capitol after being ousted last year in a historic recall election now has the backing of every municipal elected official in Mesa.Read More »
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Lawmakers from across the state are gearing up to take on incumbents and members of their own party in the August primaries.
What’s more, some incumbents are expected to square-off in the November general election, as well.
The campaign of Bob Worsley, who is running against former Senate President Russell Pearce to represent a large portion of Mesa, has received another boost, announcing today that the businessman bagged the backing of three of his hometown’s council members.Read More »
Businessman Bob Worsley has bagged the coveted endorsement of Mesa Mayor Scott Smith in his race to capture a seat in the Arizona Senate.Read More »
Former Senate President Russell Pearce says he would consider accepting a $260,000 reimbursement from the state for the expenses of his recall election if his allies in the Legislature are successful in securing the money for him.Read More »
Former Senate President Russell Pearce is facing a wealthy opponent in this year’s elections, but his campaign could receive a six-figure windfall from the state treasury if some Republican lawmakers have their way.Read More »
Sen. Rich Crandall, a Republican from Mesa, will be seeking reelection to the Senate after all.Read More »
Bob Worsley took full responsibility for the controversy he created when he removed – on the day he announced his LD25 candidacy – remarks that were harshly critical of SB1070 from his bio on the Church of Latter-Day Saints' website.Read More »
Mesa Republican Bob Worsley admitted today that he likely made a mistake when he deleted his written criticisms of the state’s illegal immigration laws shortly after announcing he was running for the state Senate. But far from back-peddling, Worsley, who is running against former senator and immigration hawk Russell Pearce, said he believes the state suffers from immigration fatigue and should redirect its energy toward improving the economy.Read More »
Worsley’s campaign against Pearce has picked up some prominent East Valley support, according to a source close to the campaign. Wealthy Mesa developer Ross Farnsworth Sr. will be Worsley’s honorary campaign chairman, while developer Stacy Brimhall and activist Beth Coons will head up his finance committee.Read More »