When asked how his vote for Medicaid expansion could threaten his chances at another term in the Arizona Legislature, Senate Majority Leader John McComish points to an Arizona Capitol Times newspaper hanging in a frame behind his desk “The risk of defiance,” the headline reads. “What will GOP senators’ ‘no’ votes on immigration bills cost them?”Read More »
Debate over HB2305 continues after opponents gather enough signatures to put it on the ballot
Groups opposing the state’s election reform law rejoiced on Oct. 29 when the secretary of state concluded the referendum against the law has enough signatures to appear on the 2014 ballot.
Early voting in the 2014 primary begins in nine months, and candidates are already firing up their campaigns.Read More »
Supreme Court campaign finance case could change Arizona elections
While Arizona’s higher campaign contribution limits hang in the balance, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court might achieve what the state law’s supporters seek – give people the ability to contribute more to their favorite politicians and allow candidates to raise bigger amounts from backers.
Arizona's redistricting commission says a Republican-backed lawsuit challenging new legislative districts should be put on hold in federal court until related issues are resolved by state courts.Read More »
Marc Victor’s spokesman is realistic: The Libertarian nominee does not expect to break through the high-profile Senate standoff between Republican Jeff Flake and Democrat Richard Carmona.Read More »
An activist in Legislative District 24 is challenging Jean Cheuvront- McDermott’s qualification for the ballot, arguing that she is using the Cheuvront name illegitimately.Read More »