The Maricopa County Democratic Party can now pick winners and losers from among members of its own party, deciding in some cases to endorse one Democrat over another in legislative and statewide primaries.Read More »
Pima County Democrats have filed a challenge against Republican Rep. Ethan Orr’s nomination petitions to run for re-election in Tucson’s Legislative District 9, claiming that more than 300 of the lawmaker’s 634 signatures are invalid.Read More »
Last week, Daniel Patterson ditched his Democratic Party affiliation and registered as an independent, decrying partisan politics at the Capitol.
But at some point yesterday, Patterson re-registered as a Democrat, the Pima County Recorders Office confirmed. The Pima County Democratic chairman said Patterson told him he did it before he resigned, a move that thrusts the appointment process for Patterson’s former legislative seat into uncharted territory.