A Senate leader today vigorously defended Sen. Frank Antenori from allegations he asked a Republican committee, through Senate President Steve Pierce, to spend money on his race.Read More »
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Sen. John McComish, a Republican from Phoenix, is generally known around the Capitol as a nice guy — but some of the things being said about him during this election have him fuming mad.Read More »
Arizona's voter registration numbers are higher heading into next week's general election.Read More »
The attorney for a Republican lawmaker is asking a judge to bar two counties from printing ballots until residency questions surrounding the man who beat him in last month’s election are settled.
But elections officials say the early deadline for printing fewer than 250 ballots for military and overseas voters makes that impossible, and could mean that Darin Mitchell’s name appears on the ballots for the district’s other 94,000 voters that will be printed later this month – even if a judge rules that he is ineligible to hold office.
For many candidates, the Aug. 28 primary election settled whether they will join next year’s state Legislature. But for others, the results merely signaled that they will be part of bigger matchups in the general election. At least five Senate seats will be fiercely contested this November, based on an analysis by the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »
Tea party Republican Jesse Kelly on Thursday dropped out of the race for Gabrielle Giffords' former seat in Congress, two days after losing a special election to serve out her term.Read More »
Governor Jan Brewer reminded the legislature today that, just because she signs a bill, it doesn’t mean she thinks it’s perfect.Read More »
While most politicians have to battle their way to the Capitol, a small group of House and Senate candidates only need one vote each to win this November.Read More »
House candidates in District 11 are among the biggest spenders in legislative races.
GOP candidates Shawnna Bolick and Kate Brophy McGee spent almost identical sums this reporting period, which ran from June 1 to Aug. 4.
The national electoral climate has been portrayed as a battle by incumbents to keep their seats against a groundswell of anti-incumbency sentiment.Read More »