The race for Arizona governor has created an odd mix of arguments in a state where recent gubernatorial contests were dominated by divisive issues like immigration. The shift away from hardline rhetoric and toward more nuanced positions marks an effort by both candidates to negate their opponents' key points as they court the growing bloc of independent voters in Arizona.Read More »
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Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich were willing to go to great lengths to prove that a Democratic and Republican U.S. senator could work together.Read More »
Although all 90 seats in the Arizona Legislature are up for election Nov. 4, in reality, the partisan makeup of the Legislature isn’t likely to change much. Only a handful of legislative races are actually competitive.Read More »
With marriage licenses just starting to be issued to gay couples across the state, lawmakers are already talking about ways to protect religious organizations and businesses from being forced to participate in gay marriages, and SB1062 is back on the forefront of many minds.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party wants an investigation into whether Republican attorney general candidate Mark Brnovich failed to register as a lobbyist in 2006.Read More »
Despite suffering a crushing blow in the 2012 election, Democrats in Phoenix’s Legislative District 18 say this year the stars are aligning in their attempt to capture an open seat in House being vacated by a Republican.Read More »
Republican candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission appear to have embraced the strategy of avoiding debates, skipping at least four forums since the start of the general election campaign.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Eric Meyer is the Republican Party’s great white whale in the Arizona House of Representatives. For six years, he has eluded a string of Republican candidates and fended off their attacks, beating the odds in three straight elections to win a House seat in the Republican-leaning but defiantly moderate Legislative District 28.Read More »
How many votes does it take win an unopposed write-in campaign in the primary election and become a contender on the November ballot?
It all depends on your political party.
National Republicans are helping raise the profile of Arizona congressional candidate Andy Tobin by picking him to deliver the GOP's national radio address Saturday.Read More »