Republican David Schweikert is locked in a heated battle for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District with incumbent Democrat Harry Mitchell. Recent campaign commercials have accused Schweikert of mismanagement as Maricopa County treasurer and labeled him a “vulture” investor.Read More »
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U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell posted his biggest fundraising quarter since his first run for Congress, but Republican challenger David Schweikert narrowly topped his cash haul as the two moved into the final stretch of one of the state’s most hotly contested races.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jeremy Duda talks about what early ballots mean to campaign strategy and what can be expected from the most watched races in the final weeks before November's election.Read More »
Yellow Sheet Report Assistant Editor Christian Palmer discusses the general election races developing in Arizona's 1st and 5th Congressional District.Read More »
After years of watching Gabrielle Giffords, Ann Kirkpatrick and Harry Mitchell stick out like blue nails on a very red board, Republicans are ready to swing their hammers again.Read More »
David Schweikert has spent two years itching for a rematch with U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell, and with a commanding win in the Republican primary for Arizona's 5th Congressional District, he'll get another chance in a far more favorable atmosphere.Read More »
It turns out the primary is still on Aug. 24 after all.Read More »
With few policy positions separating the frontrunners in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District, the candidates are relying on their qualifications, credibility and their ability to defeat incumbent Democratic Rep. Harry Mitchell in November as they seek the Republican nomination.Read More »
David Schweikert will carry the most cash into the final stretch of the Republican primary for Congressional District 5, but the former Maricopa County treasurer said he is so confident about winning the GOP nomination that he’ll save most of his war chest for the general election.Read More »