To curtail the inappropriate influence of money in politics, Arizona law prohibits lobbyists from contributing to lawmakers’ campaign committees while the Legislature is in session.Read More »
A group trying to oust the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix faces a Thursday deadline for handing in voter signatures in an uphill battle to force a recall election.Read More »
Leaders of an effort to oust Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio say they've gathered a third of the signatures needed to force a recall election.Read More »
When Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission finished redrawing the state’s political districts, it quickly became clear that none would be as watched as the new 9th Congressional District.
Its partisan breakdown and performance models foreshadowed practically even odds for Republican or Democratic candidates.
And yet, while Democratic candidates were able to capture all three of the state’s competitive congressional districts in 2012, none won by as large a margin as Kyrsten Sinema did in CD9, defeating Republican Vernon Parker.
After failing to connect with our reporter yesterday, Babeu attorney and campaign manager Chris DeRose took umbrage with the criticism of the campaign’s response to the New Times article alleging the sheriff tried to extort silence out of his former lover.Read More »