With all indications pointing to an extremely tight race, Senate President Russell Pearce and fellow Republican Jerry Lewis, who are squaring off in an unprecedented recall election, are making final pushes for votes.Read More »
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Despite a vow to do so, the head of the Arizona Democratic Party has not filed recall petitions against four senators who voted to remove the chairwoman of the state’s redistricting committee.Read More »
Arizona’s once-in-a-decade remapping process may grind to a halt for up to a month and a half while a judicial commission, and possibly the courts, decide who will be the next chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
Lester Pearce appears to have been caught red-handed violating judicial ethics by campaigning for his brother, after the minutes of a September LD19 GOP meeting were released.Read More »
The best defense is a good offense. I’ve heard that all my life, but have never seen it more cleverly demonstrated than in Arizona’s current redistricting process. The governor’s latest attempt to de-rail the independent redistricting process elevates this axiom to a new high (or low).Read More »
With only a few days left until voters head to the ballot box to decide the fate of Senate President Russell Pearce, a poll commissioned by the Arizona Capitol Times and ABC15 News shows the race is a dead heat.
Mesa Republican Jerry Lewis, who is seeking to unseat Pearce in the Nov. 8 recall election, is holding his own among fellow GOP voters, despite being heavily outspent by Pearce and his national fundraising prowess.
Lewis holds a 46-43 percent lead over Pearce in the historic recall contest, but the edge is within the poll’s margin of error.
Colleen Mathis’ tenure as chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission won’t end with her historic ouster by the Senate and governor – if her attorneys have anything to say about it.Read More »
President Barack Obama is nominating Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Hurwitz to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »
An Arizona senator will introduce a bill next session to increase punishments for parents who do not report their children are missing.Read More »
The Democratic Party today said it plans on recalling four moderate Republican senators if they vote to remove any of the commissioners. The four senators told our reporter this afternoon they weren’t concerned.Read More »