At a recent Clean Elections debate at Florence Town Hall, Democrat Ernest Bustamante told voters about his service as a former state representative, and how he knows the system at the Legislature.Read More »
Democrat Barbara McGuire and Republican Joe Ortiz sharply contrasted their candidacies during a Clean Elections-sponsored debate in Florence on Sept. 12, with Ortiz focusing on the state budget and McGuire hammering away on the need to spend more on education.Read More »
Since Kyrsten Sinema first began eying a run for Congress, a question loomed over her candidacy — could someone whose own party once called her too extreme win in a moderate district?Read More »
For many candidates, the Aug. 28 primary election settled whether they will join next year’s state Legislature. But for others, the results merely signaled that they will be part of bigger matchups in the general election. At least five Senate seats will be fiercely contested this November, based on an analysis by the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »
Once the Aug. 28 primary results are tallied, 29 of Arizona’s 90 legislative races will be decided.
Nine Senate candidates already have a guaranteed seat. Two more Senate seats and 18 House seats will be won after the primary because only candidates from one party are competing, so whoever wins the primary can start measuring their legislative office drapes.
Former Rep. Daniel Patterson said he wants an apology from House members who forced him to resign from the Legislature now that a Tucson City Court judge has found him not guilty on all three charges of domestic violence.Read More »
A higher-than-usual number of Democrats vying for a Supreme Court vacancy could give Gov. Jan Brewer a larger pool of finalists for the job than she or any other governor has had.Read More »
Fresh off his victory in the special election, Arizona’s newest congressman will have plenty of money to defend his seat after raising nearly $333,000 last quarter.Read More »
A former Republican congressman and the Maricopa County attorney are spearheading an effort to oppose a proposed constitutional amendment that would end partisan primaries in Arizona.Read More »
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' hand-picked Democratic candidate won a special election Tuesday in southern Arizona to finish her term, defeating a Republican who narrowly lost to Giffords in 2010.Read More »