Jonathan Paton dropped a lawsuit that sought to have one of his Republican contenders in the 1st Congressional District race removed from the ballot.Read More »
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Republican congressional candidate Jonathan Paton is accusing one of his opponents of petition circulator fraud and submitting invalid signatures in his nominating petition in an attempt to get his challenger kicked off the ballot.Read More »
If Martin withdraws, he will join the three other people who so far have withdrawn their candidacies after opponents began preparing to challenge their nominating petitions. LD25 House candidate Chris Montijo became the first to withdraw (YS, 6/6), and he has since been followed by Dem US Senate candidate David Ruben and LD24 GOP Senate candidate Scott Fistler.Read More »
Flagstaff Democrat and former congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, in her bid to regain the seat she lost to Republican Paul Gosar in 2010, raised more than $200,000 in the last quarter of 2011.Read More »
If you can’t beat them, pack up and move to a new district.
That’s the lesson that a handful of legislators are taking with them as they prepare to run in the new districts drawn by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
Former state legislator Jonathan Paton is making another run for a congressional seat, but he won’t be seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned her seat today a year after she was shot in the head in an assassination attempt.Read More »
In a rare personal appearance before the Arizona Supreme Court, Attorney General Tom Horne today argued that a 2009 law aimed at revamping the way Tucson elects city officials is of statewide importance because the city’s current system upsets an otherwise fair and even application of municipal elections in the state.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
The effort to put a Clean Elections repeal on the ballot overshadowed two other legislative referendums this year, and it promises to be the most contentiously fought of the measures in the upcoming 2012 election.Read More »
A “birther” bill here, a measure to allow guns on college campuses there. Arizona does produce more thoughtful and complex legislation, yet we still can’t shake the Donald Trump-levels of attention every time we do something that everybody else thinks is stupid.
But now the business community is launching an effort many believe will change all of that.