Just days after learning that the FBI was investigating him for alleged campaign-finance violations, Attorney General Tom Horne amended nearly all of his finance reports from his 2010 campaign, including one that now shows previously undisclosed contributions from his sister and brother-in-law, central figures in the allegations against him.Read More »
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Final campaign spending reports from the 2010 election season revealed desperation by ultimately unsuccessful candidates who loaned their campaigns large amounts of money, as well as aggressive spending by winning candidates who likely didn’t need it.Read More »
After four years as head of the Arizona Democratic Party, Don Bivens is ready to move on. But he's not stepping aside unless he's comfortable with his successor.
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Nationally, Democrats suffered disaster in the general election. In Arizona, it was even worse. For the first time since 1994, Republicans swept Arizona’s statewide offices. Even the Attorney General’s Office, which has been in Democratic hands for the past 12 years, couldn’t withstand the Republican tsunami.Read More »
With nearly half the state’s precincts reporting vote totals, Republicans looked poised to sweep Arizona’s statewide offices for the first time since 1994. By 9:15 p.m., the Republicans’ statewide slate took the stage at the Arizona GOP’s election night party ...Read More »
Tom Horne played it safe long after the polls closed, but the Republican attorney general hopeful declared victory after his 5-point lead held through the night.Read More »
Polling on Arizona’s statewide races has consistently shown GOP candidates on top, and Republicans are optimistic that the anti-Democratic mood sweeping the state and the country will give them total control of state government.
Only a couple of relatively competitive races stand between Republicans and their first sweep of Arizona’s six statewide offices since 1994, not including the Corporation Commission.
A judge denied Republican attorney general candidate Tom Horne’s request for an injunction against television ads being run by a Democratic-funded group, Horne said.Read More »
Many Democrats view the attorney general’s race as their best chance of winning a statewide office in 2010, and national organizations from both sides have spent nearly $1 million in the final weeks of the campaign.Read More »
The Maricopa County Republican Party's move to strip Grant Woods and two other members of a precinct committee of their voting rights was illegal, interim County Attorney Rick Romley said.Read More »