Jones’ initial TV ad buy actually tops out at roughly $250,000 – not $150,000, as we originally reported – once cable and the Tucson media market are factored in. To read more on this item plus all the stories in ...Read More »
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Arizona business leaders voiced their strong opposition to the ‘’religious freedom’’ bill passed this week by the Legislature as Gov. Jan Brewer began considering whether to sign or veto the measure.Read More »
There has been little about Doug Ducey’s gubernatorial campaign that would lead one to believe he has only been exploring the race, but that label officially came off as the state treasurer formally announced his bid for Arizona’s highest office.Read More »
State Treasurer Doug Ducey dominated the GOP field in terms of fundraising for the governor’s race with more than $1 million raised in 2013, while presumptive Democratic nominee Fred DuVal raised about $800,000.Read More »
Christine Jones’ gubernatorial campaign has been a gravy train for consultants. According to her campaign finance report, Jones raised $590,000 – of which $500,000 was self-funded – and had already spent a whopping $540,000 by end of 2013.Read More »
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith ended his long flirtation with the Republican gubernatorial primary and officially announced his candidacy, likely setting the GOP field for 2014 and setting the stage for a bruising contest.Read More »
A poll shows Secretary of State Ken Bennett as the early favorite in the Republican primary for the 2014 governor’s race, though more than half of the respondents were undecided.
Bennett and Treasurer Doug Ducey also hold narrow leads over presumptive Democratic nominee Fred DuVal in the general election, according to the poll.
Lone Democrat outweighed by crowded Republican field for governor
Next year’s primary is shaping up to be the hottest contest for a Republican gubernatorial nomination in more than 20 years.
Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones was convicted of drunk driving in 2006.Read More »
Clear path to general election provides a boost to DuVal, but …
After five Republican gubernatorial hopefuls held their first candidate forum, some observers said the big winner was a candidate who wasn’t in the room — Democratic nominee-in-waiting Fred DuVal.