A known name and a flush war chest proved to be an unbeatable combination in the Senate primary race in a West Valley District. Sen. John Nelson, a veteran politician, has captured 56 percent of the votes in Legislative District 12, according to the latest unofficial tally by the Secretary of State.Read More »
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Republican activist Lori Klein holds a slight advantage over incumbent Sen. David Braswell in Legislative District 6, according to early election results.Read More »
Three current or former Arizona lawmakers, a former presidential adviser and a business executive are among the candidates in Tuesday's primary election for state treasurer.Read More »
A freshman lawmaker and a former Arizona real estate commissioner are vying for the Democratic nod to become the state's next chief elections officer and second in line to the governor.Read More »
A Democratic candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission is getting last-minute public funding, just one day ahead of Tuesday's primary election.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times Managing Editor Matt Bunk talks about Sen. John McCain's steady climb in the polls against primary contender J.D. Hayworth and how Arizona's primary election has shaped up in the final days leading up to it on NPR's Morning Edition.Read More »
Turnout is expected to be between 20-25 percent of registered voters, the range seen in Arizona's recent primary elections.Read More »
Election officials say early primary voter ballots are slow to return in the state's metropolitan areas.Read More »
Campaigning as a write-in candidate is much like starting a marathon a couple of hours after all of the other runners — you can win, but only if you’ve got strong legs, a solid support team and a whole lot of luck.Read More »
House candidates in District 11 are among the biggest spenders in legislative races.
GOP candidates Shawnna Bolick and Kate Brophy McGee spent almost identical sums this reporting period, which ran from June 1 to Aug. 4.