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 »
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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 »
The campaign team of a Mesa businessman who is challenging former Senate President Russell Pearce for a legislative seat is quickly shaping up. Bob Worsley, who recently filed his paper work to run for newly drawn Legislative District 25, has hired the services of veteran consultant Sean Noble’s firm, D.C. London.Read More »
To prevent his family from becoming the target of attacks, Sen. Rich Crandall says he decided not to seek re-election if it meant running against former Senate President Russell Pearce.
Instead, Crandall is backing SkyMall founder Bob Worsley, who announced March 19 that he is seeking the Republican nomination in the Senate race in the new Legislative District 25.
Russell Pearce, the architect of many of Arizona's anti illegal immigration laws, vowed tonight to return to the state Capitol, months after he was ousted in a recall election.Read More »
Hours after announcing he was running for a legislative seat that pits him against immigration hawk Russell Pearce, a prominent Mesa businessman deleted his comments from a church website that were critical of Arizona’s controversial anti-illegal immigration laws.Read More »
A businessman has emerged to run for a seat in a newly drawn East Valley legislative district, a move that sets up a potential showdown with former Sen. Russell Pearce, the author of Arizona’s SB1070. Bob Worsley, founder of the in-flight catalog company SkyMall, declared today he will be seeking the Senate seat in new Legislative District 25.Read More »