The recent comments regarding forced birth control made by Russell Pearce, while certainly unacceptable and wholly inappropriate, uncover a fascinating insight into the nature, philosophical underpinnings and outlook of modern day conservatism and the Republican Party’s future.Read More »
How many votes does it take win an unopposed write-in campaign in the primary election and become a contender on the November ballot?
It all depends on your political party.
National Republicans are helping raise the profile of Arizona congressional candidate Andy Tobin by picking him to deliver the GOP's national radio address Saturday.Read More »
Arizona Republicans are officially unified, at least when it comes to party’s nominee for governor.
Christine Jones and Scott Smith, Republican nominee Doug Ducey’s top two opponents in the GOP primary, endorsed the state treasurer today.
Readers of the Republic this morning saw a full-page ad on the back of the paper from the DuVal campaign touting his support from Republicans, including a handful of prominent names.Read More »
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin will be the Republican nominee to take on U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, as Republican Gary Kiehne, who was trailing Tobin by 324 votes with thousands of ballots left to count, conceded the race this afternoon.Read More »
In the two-way race for the Republican nomination for the second House seat in central Phoenix’s Legislative District 28, stalwart conservative Shawnna Bolick has beat out the more moderate Mary Hamway by 390 votes with all ballots counted in the district.Read More »
The hotly anticipated rematch between Tom Horne and Felecia Rotellini will not come to pass. Instead, Rotellini will take on former Arizona Department of Gaming Director Mark Brnovich in the attorney general’s race.Read More »
Rancher Gary Kiehne has taken the lead over House Speaker Andy Tobin in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District’s GOP primary, climbing from behind to now 400 votes ahead.Read More »
It may be hours before polls close and votes are counted in Arizona’s 2014 primary elections, but for a handful of candidates, today is just a formality. Five senators and two representatives are running unopposed in both the primary and the November general election, ensuring their place at the Capitol. And election is all but assured for many more candidates who are running on one-party-dominant districts.Read More »