The special election to fill the seat of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is likely to cost Arizona taxpayers $3 million.Read More »
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Gabrielle Giffords may not be running for Congress, but she’s putting the money from her campaign to use. Her campaign contributed $202,500 to the state Democratic Party’s federal campaign committee.
The contributions through the end of May came during the hotly contested special election for her vacated seat in the 8th Congressional District, a race that saw Democrat Ron Barber, Giffords’ former district office director, defeat Republican Jesse Kelly.
The Senate primary contest pitting Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, was already turning out to be among the hottest races in Arizona this year.
This week, the temperature shot up a couple of degrees.
A former Arizona lawmaker who was forced to resign from office two years ago over campaign finance violations is being investigated in his bid for a state Senate seat.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 »
Mesa City Council members and the mayor are unanimously endorsing political newcomer Bob Worsley over former Senate President Russell Pearce in large part because of a sentiment that Pearce didn’t work to advance Mesa’s interests while he served at the Capitol.Read More »
The complete list of 2012 candidates running for the U.S Senate and House of Representatives from Arizona.Read More »
A group has filed petitions aimed at banning all new billboards in Phoenix.Read More »
A once-in-a-generation opportunity for Democrats to grab a congressional seat in the heart of the Valley is quickly becoming one of the nastiest races of the 2012 cycle.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, is seriously considering dropping his bid for Congress and turning his full attention to re-election in the state Senate.Read More »