A judge today denied efforts by allies of Senate President Russell Pearce to halt the Nov. 8 recall election targeting the Mesa Republican.Read More »
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Unable to raise money or endorsements, independent candidate Tommey Cattey today decided to drop out of the recall race and throw his support behind Mesa Republican Jerry Lewis.
Lewis is considered to be the frontrunner among those who are challenging Senate President Russell Pearce, the first sitting legislator in Arizona history to face a recall election.
A Capitol railbird today said the letter of support for Pearce that Biggs and Pierce are circulating among caucus members was a bad idea. “I would not have done that,” the longtime Capitol observer said.Read More »
The Adams campaign is pushing back against the poll that Salmon's camp commissioned and released last week, saying the 30-point lead is far from insurmountable - and a sign that Salmon isn't nearly as popular as he thinks he is.Read More »
The top brass at the Maricopa County Republican Party today formed an independent expenditure committee to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat in the recall election this November.Read More »
Lewis said there were "hundreds [of LD18 voters who] have also offered their financial support" to his campaign, but it appears that the same cannot be said about the Capitol community, which will probably remain hesitant to help Lewis raise money for fear of angering Pearce.Read More »
In a move that could have significant reverberations for the political establishment in the East Valley, a Mesa Republican is expected to announce Tuesday that he will challenge one of Arizona’s most influential politicians.Read More »
One Dem lawmaker told our reporter yesterday that the effort to recall Pearce was doing far better than most political observers expected, and predicted its backers would file signatures by mid-May.Read More »
Polling of potential congressional candidates was done recently in the East Valley, and sources who have seen the results say they show Pearce with a significant early lead over the field.Read More »
This is one of a series of biographical sketches Cronkite News Service is producing about new members of the Arizona State Legislature. Each follows this format and includes a mugshot and video.Read More »