Andrei Cherny announced his candidacy for the 9th Congressional District, a move expected since his resignation last week as chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party.Read More »
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Arizona Democratic Party headquarters is sparsely populated these days after most of its employees left for congressional and U.S. Senate campaigns.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party is about to have a lot of empty desks, as most of the party’s staffers are reportedly either on their way out the door to Dem campaigns or have already moved on.Read More »
Andrei Cherny, chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party, is stepping down from his position in order to take on a “new and different task.”
He didn’t mention it in the letter he sent out today, but Cherny is expected to soon announce he is running for Congress in the new 9th Congressional District, which includes parts of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa.
Sex, money, the Bible and the U.S. Constitution are some of the subjects lawmakers are proposing this session to be taught in Arizona classrooms.
Most of the bills come from Republicans inspired by personal experiences, and they manage to reconcile their proposed classroom mandates with the principles of small government and local control of curriculum.
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.
Sen. David Schapira announced his candidacy today for the 9th Congressional District, which will pit him in the Democratic race against former Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.Read More »
A year ago, first-term Sen. David Schapira surprisingly cinched the position of Democratic leader.
Now in his second year as minority leader, Schapira is considering another challenge — running for Congress. In this interview, Schapira reiterated he won’t resign from the Legislature should he join that race and assured his constituents he can ably multitask.
A close political adviser to Parker says the Paradise Valley town councilman is interested in a CD9 run, though he’s waiting on a number of factors to play out, the most important of which is what Quayle plans to do.Read More »
Former state lawmaker David Lujan has returned to the state Capitol to fill the seat left vacant by Kyrsten Sinema.
Lujan was sworn in as the Senate’s newest member in a brief ceremony today, one day after the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed the former House minority leader to the position.