An attorney for Arizona gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey filed a complaint with the Arizona Secretary of State Thursday alleging that the IE group Better Leaders for Arizona violated state law by failing to provide Ducey timely notice of an attack.Read More »
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Candidates aren’t the only ones amassing money — an independent expenditure committee that Gov. Jan Brewer established last year to defend her legislative allies has raised nearly three-quarters of a million dollars.Read More »
When his time came to testify in the campaign finance case against him, Attorney General Tom Horne emphatically and repeatedly denied that he illegally coordinated with an independent expenditure committee.Read More »
An independent expenditure committee backed by Gov. Jan Brewer and expected to benefit the Republican legislators who sided with her in last year’s Medicaid expansion fight has raised more than $600,000 so far.Read More »
In handling many of the state’s most politically-charged cases, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk has drawn on lessons from the Nazis’ rise to power.Read More »
Statewide political warfare is usually reserved for even-numbered years, targets millions of Arizona voters and follows well-defined partisan boundaries. But the fight over solar energy in Arizona has broken all those maxims this year.Read More »
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 »
State authorities are investigating whether a recently formed group funded by a politically connected mining company violated Arizona's campaign-finance laws.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne denied allegations that he violated campaign laws in 2010 and accused the prosecutor who made them of filing a complaint because he knew he was about to lose his job.
In an email on Monday evening, Horne spokeswoman Amy Rezzonico said the attorney general did not illegally collaborate with Kathleen Winn, the chairwoman of a pro-Horne independent expenditure that spent more than a half-million dollars on attack ads against his Democratic opponent.
Clean Elections watchdogs are keeping a wary eye on Save Our Jobs: Stop the Tax Hike, a committee formed by gubernatorial hopeful Vernon Parker. The committee, which Parker founded earlier this month, aims to block a 1-cent sales tax increase proposed by Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »