The battle between Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Vernon Parker over Arizona’s new 9th Congressional District will be close. That’s about where most predictions begin and end.Read More »
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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a narrow lead over Republican Vernon Parker in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by Sinema supporters.
But after testing a slew of negative messages against both candidates, Sinema’s lead widened to double digits.
The attorney for a Republican lawmaker is asking a judge to bar two counties from printing ballots until residency questions surrounding the man who beat him in last month’s election are settled.
But elections officials say the early deadline for printing fewer than 250 ballots for military and overseas voters makes that impossible, and could mean that Darin Mitchell’s name appears on the ballots for the district’s other 94,000 voters that will be printed later this month – even if a judge rules that he is ineligible to hold office.
Funeral services for Florence Mecham, wife of the late Arizona Gov. Evan Mecham, will be held Sept. 15, in the Gilbert LDS meeting house, 4629 E. Guadalupe Road. Mrs. Mecham died Sept. 4 of natural causes at the age of 87.Read More »
Darin Mitchell, the political newcomer who beat Rep. Russ Jones in last week’s Republican primary election for a Legislative District 13 House seat, released a statement yesterday saying he lives in the district – and out of the district.Read More »
How much is a seat at the Legislature worth? For a dozen candidates in the Aug. 28 primary election, the answer was at least $10,000 — of their own money.Read More »
As Arizona celebrates the Pentagon’s decision to base three F-35 fighter squadrons at Luke Air Force Base, U.S. Sen. John McCain warned Thursday that potential defense spending cuts could cost thousands of jobs and $3 billion to the state’s economy.Read More »
Businessman Bob Worsley dug deep into his own pocket, loaning his campaign $140,000 in his race to defeat former senator Russell Pearce.Read More »
Ron Barber had no competition last spring in a special primary election to replace his old boss, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, until her term expired. He then went on to decisively beat a tea party Republican who had nearly unseated Giffords from her southern Arizona district in 2010.Read More »
A proposed voter initiative revamping Arizona's primary election system will not be on the November ballot because backers failed to collect enough valid signatures.Read More »