Biggs and Pierce are asking fellow Senate Republicans to sign on to a letter supporting Pearce, but at least one caucus member has declined to do so.Read More »
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Tell me that the upcoming recall election of Russell Pearce isn’t going to be as uneventful as I expect it will be. So far, all the signs are pointing to a disappointing blowout, with Pearce clobbering political newbie Jerry Lewis.Read More »
Mesa police are giving special treatment to the investigation on the assault of recall candidate Jerry Lewis.
The department is going to check a padlock apparently thrown at Lewis on Saturday for fingerprints and DNA evidence, a step that normally wouldn’t be done in most other simple assault cases.
Jerry Lewis, a Mesa Republican and charter school executive that many say can pose a serious challenge to Senate President Russell Pearce, has officially entered the Senate race.
The state has scheduled a Nov. 8 recall election after a group seeking Pearce’s ouster submitted more than enough signatures to force one.
Lewis said there were "hundreds [of LD18 voters who] have also offered their financial support" to his campaign, but it appears that the same cannot be said about the Capitol community, which will probably remain hesitant to help Lewis raise money for fear of angering Pearce.Read More »
State attorneys on Tuesday moved to quash the legal challenge against the recall petition targeting Senate President Russell Pearce, which election officials earlier certified as valid.Read More »
Even as a Mesa Republican with strong ties to the Mormon Church is preparing to mount a challenge to Senate President Russell Pearce, two other residents have also jumped into the recall election.Read More »
Chuck Coughlin's comments last week that Republicans ought to side with Pearce or else face retribution from the Republican Party struck one Republican lawmaker as ironic, given Pearce's penchant for relentlessly attacking members of his own party who don't ascribe to his beliefs.Read More »
Former Congressman Tom Tancredo on Monday opened a committee to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat.Read More »
In a move that could have significant reverberations for the political establishment in the East Valley, a Mesa Republican is expected to announce Tuesday that he will challenge one of Arizona’s most influential politicians.Read More »