An independent expenditure committee associated with Senate President Steve Pierce will be in a strong position to defend Republican seats, having raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, mostly from business interests, in the last few weeks.Read More »
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U.S Rep. Jeff Flake has thrown his weight behind businessman Bob Worsley, who is seeking to prevent former senator Russell Pearce from returning to the Legislature.
Arizona's primary election Tuesday features a spirited race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and heated contests for several U.S. House seats, with outcomes that will set the roster of candidates for the Nov. 6 general election.Read More »
Primary season has already done what hurricane season is only threatening to do: Driven some party members away from next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.Read More »
Once the Aug. 28 primary results are tallied, 29 of Arizona’s 90 legislative races will be decided.
Nine Senate candidates already have a guaranteed seat. Two more Senate seats and 18 House seats will be won after the primary because only candidates from one party are competing, so whoever wins the primary can start measuring their legislative office drapes.
Congressional District 5 GOP hopeful Kirk Adams received a last-minute boost from Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Flake today when Flake endorsed Adams over his primary election opponent, former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon.Read More »
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne will be the acting governor for most of the next week while Gov. Jan Brewer is in Florida for the Republican Party's national convention.Read More »
Incumbent Joe Arpaio remains far ahead of three other candidates in fundraising for the Maricopa County sheriff's race.Read More »
The well-funded political spending arm of the state’s leading business coalition bashed Sen. Lori Klein in a campaign ad today, calling her a “gun-toting, red-scaring, conspiracy-touting politician.”Read More »
A legal battle over Arizona's latest once-a-decade redistricting process is under way, the latest chapter in a high-stakes process for politicians and their parties.Read More »