Republican Ethan Orr spent the first half of his life as a Democrat, volunteering for the party on political campaigns, including Bill Clinton’s first presidential run in 1992 and Eddie Basha’s run for Arizona governor in 1994.Read More »
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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 »
As Vernon Parker seeks to clear his name in allegations that led to his company’s termination from a federal program, his Democratic rival for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District is bringing back an issue that hounded him in his last run for Congress.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 »
The result of Russell Pearce’s primary race confirmed what was unimaginable just two years ago — the conservative icon no longer enjoys the support of the party faithful.Read More »
U.S. Justice Department monitors will be in Maricopa County to observe Tuesday’s primary election.Read More »
An unexpectedly feisty campaign marked by accusations of hypocrisy, broken promises and flip-flopping positions on the emotional issue of immigration draws to a close Tuesday when Arizona voters narrow the field of candidates to replace retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl.Read More »
Ken Cheuvront and his mother, Jean Cheuvront-McDermott, are hoping to go into business together — the politics business.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.
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 »