Arizona schools chief John Huppenthal sparred with his Republican primary challenger, Diane Douglas, Tuesday evening in a debate that focused on the state's new Common Core school standards but also touched on anonymous blog posts Huppenthal made that forced him to apologize.Read More »
Tag Archives: Republican primaryFeed Subscription
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas turned in a batch of supplemental $5 contributions in his bid to qualify for Clean Elections funding in the governor’s race.Read More »
Sen. Al Melvin withdrew from the Republican primary for governor on Monday, citing the slow pace of his collection of contributions to qualify for Clean Elections funding.Read More »
Democrat Felecia Rotellini said Monday she's ready to take on either Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne or his Republican primary opponent in the November general election with a full war chest.Read More »
A Republican businessman running for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District has apologized for saying most mass shootings in the U.S. are committed by Democrats.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne said he does not believe the renewed charges he violated campaign finance laws in getting his office will undermine his bid for reelection.Read More »
A former executive for internet company GoDaddy has filed nominating petitions to enter the Republican primary for Arizona governor.Read More »
As a primary field becomes more crowded, the portion of votes needed to win the nomination becomes smaller and smaller. With as many as seven or eight Republican gubernatorial candidates on the ballot this year, any advantage can help lead to a win.
For some, the advantage may be geography.
At a Pima County Republican Party luncheon in Tucson, voters arrive to hear a speech from the latest GOP candidate to enter the race to serve Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.Read More »
The intraparty battle raging in Republican circles over Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan has not yet extended into the race to succeed her.Read More »