Two members of the Maricopa Republican Party’s Executive Guidance committee, one of whom is an elected party officer, were among those who gathered signatures for LD18 recall candidate Olivia Cortes.Read More »
Critics of Senate President Russell Pearce have labeled Olivia Cortes a "stealth" candidate who is aiming to divide his opposition. This month, media reports quoted a circulator Cortes supposedly hired as admitting that she is running to dilute the vote against Pearce, the state's foremost immigration hawk.
And even though she has denied that the Pearce camp had asked her to run, an early interview with the candidate reveals she planned to court Hispanic voters in the upcoming Mesa recall election.
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
A Mesa Republican whom many believe is a sham candidate designed to divide the opposition against Russell Pearce has turned in signatures to qualify for the November special recall election targeting the Senate president.Read More »
Arizona's top court on Wednesday considers whether to accept a transfer of a case on whether to hold the Nov. 8 recall election for state Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
People may wonder why a politically conservative, LDS member of the Sons of the American Revolution would support a challenger to Sen. Russell Pearce in the recall election on Nov. 8, 2011.
It is a fair question.
Olivia Cortes, one of the challengers in the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce, has been told by Mesa officials to take down her campaign signs.
The city sent Cortes a letter last week telling the candidate she had until 5 p.m. Monday to remove her campaign signs. The city will begin taking them down today if they're still standing.
Lawyers familiar with First Amendment issues and campaign laws said Randy Parraz, one of the organizers of the recall drive targeting Senate President Russell Pearce, would have a tough time proving he was defamed by signs that say he supported the boycott against Arizona and he pines for open borders.Read More »
The group fighting the recall election of Senate President Russell Pearce will remove signs it posted in Mesa that attack one of the organizers of the recall drive.Read More »
Lawyers fighting over the recall election for Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce say they need the case decided within a month.Read More »