Placing a 5 percent annual limit on how much the assessed value of properties can rise would shield owners from the kinds of spikes seen during the real estate bubble of the last decade, supporters of Proposition 117 say.Read More »
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Proposition 115 asserts that more is better when it comes to selection and retention of state judges in Pima and Maricopa counties as well as appellate and Supreme Court judges.Read More »
Using an interstate database, Arizona officials have found nine new cases of people voting in more than one state in the 2008 presidential election, Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Tuesday.Read More »
After several tries, Sen. Jerry Lewis, R-Mesa, finally found a resident who was willing to step outside his door and talk about politics one Saturday morning in September. Armed with a voter list and a pocket full of flyers, Lewis, who is running for the state Senate against Democratic Rep. Ed Ableser of Tempe, had been knocking on several doors in a working class neighborhood in Tempe.Read More »
An attorney for proponents of the open primary initiative wants a judge to order the measure included on the ballot, even if he decides today it does not belong there.Read More »
Except for his concession speech, it’s all over for Russell Pearce.
Outraised and outspent, the man who helped elevate Arizona onto the national stage in the illegal immigration debate, failed on Tuesday to persuade his party-mates to send him back to the state Legislature.
It was the former Senate president’s second loss since November – when he was ousted from office in a recall election – against an opponent who holds moderate views on immigration enforcement.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar is headed back to the nation’s capital after building a wide lead over a conservative firebrand in the race for the Republican nomination in the 4th Congressional District.Read More »
Former Apache Junction Mayor Doug Coleman and Tea Party candidate Kelly Townsend of Mesa took the lead in a four-way House Republican primary Tuesday in House Legislative District 16.Read More »
Hundreds of Sarah Palin fans suffered the sweltering Valley heat today to see the former Alaskan governor at an election-eve barbeque in support of Kirk Adams in his primary bid for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is keeping a much lower profile in 2012 Republican primaries than she did two years ago. Brewer has endorsed just four legislative candidates in Republican primaries this year, compared to at least 14 in 2010.Read More »