A recount is likely to be triggered in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, where Republican Martha McSally leads U.S. Rep. Ron Barber by fewer than 200 votes.Read More »
Former lawmaker Ruben Gallego’s winning get-out-the-vote effort in the 7th Congressional District extended to voters traditionally ignored by candidates in primary elections, a strategy that could be a boon for future candidates running in the same area.Read More »
If former Attorney General Terry Goddard jumps into the 2014 elections, it will likely be as a candidate for secretary of state.Read More »
If the recall effort against Rep. Chad Campbell is unsuccessful, organizers may end up doing a lot more good than harm to the House minority leader and prospective gubernatorial candidate, thanks to a unique loophole in Arizona’s campaign finance laws.Read More »
The biggest name in Democratic politics in Arizona won’t jump into the fray for the 2014 governor’s race. Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona told KPNX-TV (Channel 12) reporter Brahm Resnik in a Sunday interview that he won’t seek the Democratic nomination for governor.Read More »
Democrat Felecia Rotellini, who narrowly lost the attorney general’s race in 2010, is coming back for another run at the job, setting up a potential rematch with Tom Horne.
Rotellini filed a campaign committee to run for attorney general in 2014 Monday. In 2010, she lost by 3.8 percentage points to Horne, making her the most successful statewide Democratic candidate in a banner Republican year that saw every other statewide Democrat lose by double digits.
In an attempt to give Arizona a more influential role in deciding who will run for president, a Republican state lawmaker introduced a bill to hold Arizona’s presidential primary earlier, tying the election date to the date of the Iowa caucus.Read More »
Jean Cheuvront-McDermott won’t be the spoiler in an intraparty fight over House seats in Legislative District 24.Read More »
Don Bivens used the first television ad of Arizona’s U.S. Senate race not to attack his Democratic primary rival, but to go after GOP frontrunner Jeff Flake.Read More »