Former Apache Junction Mayor Doug Coleman and Tea Party candidate Kelly Townsend of Mesa took the lead in a four-way House Republican primary Tuesday in House Legislative District 16.Read More »
State Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, who faces Rep. John Fillmore in the Republican primary in District 16, has snagged the endorsement of Gov. Jan Brewer.
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U.S. Senate candidate Wil Cardon says he plans to air a new television ad, but his campaign hasn’t bought any network TV airtime since the end of July.
The five biggest networks in the Phoenix metro area say Cardon’s last ad buy ended on July 30, just days before early ballots were sent out for the Aug. 28 primary against Congressman Jeff Flake.
Rep. John Fillmore has defended a former lawmaker who was accused of domestic violence. And he’s asked the courts to be lenient on another legislator who was convicted of defrauding a children’s charity.
But the Apache Junction Republican says his political challenger, Sen. Rich Crandall, should be subject to an ethics trial, removed from his committee chairmanship and ultimately ousted from office because Crandall threatened to kill future legislation backed by Fillmore’s House colleague.
Two Republican legislators running for the same Senate seat are accusing each other of lying after a third GOP lawmaker caught Sen. Rich Crandall’s daughter taking down one of Rep. John Fillmore’s campaign signs.Read More »
MESA — The city of Mesa is launching a pilot program that will provide up to $100,000 in incentives to residents and business owners who install a solar system.Read More »
Mesa City Council members and the mayor are unanimously endorsing political newcomer Bob Worsley over former Senate President Russell Pearce in large part because of a sentiment that Pearce didn’t work to advance Mesa’s interests while he served at the Capitol.Read More »
Former House Speaker Kirk Adams told a crowd of debate-watchers Tuesday night that his challenger, ex-congressman Matt Salmon, is stuck in “glory days” that have passed him by and that Arizona needs a “new generation” of leadership.Read More »
Cardon has gained a lot of ground on Flake in the past several months with $2.5 million in TV and radio ads, but his advertising hegemony came to an end today when the Club for Growth announced a $500,000 media buy to air a series of attack ads against him for the next couple of weeks.Read More »
The Republican newcomer hoping to prevent former Senate President Russell Pearce from returning to the Capitol after being ousted last year in a historic recall election now has the backing of every municipal elected official in Mesa.Read More »