Outside groups dug deep into their war chests and poured millions of dollars into state Senate races, splurging in amounts unmatched in Arizona history and inundating voters with attack ads.Read More »
Democrat Richard Carmona bought $139,200 worth of ads on Spanish-language television stations against $89,200 by Republican Jeff Flake during their tightly contested U.S. Senate race, according to documents kept by the outlets.Read More »
Twenty members of a Phoenix-based incident management team are on their way to New York City to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.Read More »
Voters in Phoenix will be asked in a special election in March to approve a measure that would give private security guards the authority to ticket passengers who don't pay a fare when riding on the metro area's light rail system.Read More »
Nearly a week after Election Day, Kyrsten Sinema’s growing lead translated into an official victory in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
With Sinema leading by 5,789 on Monday morning, the Associated Press called the race for the former state legislator. At the time the AP called the race, Sinema held a 2.7-point lead over Republican nominee Vernon Parker.
For the first time since the 1980s, Arizona Democrats had a fighting chance for a U.S. Senate seat.
And even though their candidate lost, Democrats are hoping Richard Carmona’s candidacy is a sign of a better future for them in Arizona, where Republicans have dominated for decades.
Arizona State University has decided to relocate the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law from the Tempe campus to downtown Phoenix.Read More »
Democrats today selected their next set of Senate leaders, following a largely successful campaign to increase their number in the state Legislature and amid hopes for bipartisan cooperation.Read More »
As his failed campaign for the Senate ended Tuesday, former legislator Doug Quelland settled the fine he owed to the state, paying the Attorney General’s office $34,400.Read More »
Arizona’s new hypercompetitive 9th Congressional District lived up its billing, with Democratic nominee Kyrsten Sinema holding a narrow but growing lead over Republican Vernon Parker in a race that was still undecided at the end of election night. As of Wednesday evening, Sinema, a former legislator from central Phoenix, leads by 2,715 votes.Read More »