Voters overwhelmingly favored approving a constitutional amendment barring criminals from suing their victims. The Crime Victims Protection Act has a lead of 80 percent to 20 percent with 90 percent of precincts counted.Read More »
The Commission on Judicial Conduct today formally accused former Justice of the Peace Lester Pearce of violating judicial canons by campaigning for his brother, former Senate President Russell Pearce, during the Legislative District 19 recall election in 2011.Read More »
Former Senate President Russell Pearce is citing an urban legend that was a punch line in a Jim Carrey comedy to rally support for a ballot measure that bars criminals from suing their victims.Read More »
Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.Read More »
After winning a three-way Republican primary for two House seats in the heavily Republican Legislative District 13 on Aug. 28, the road to the Arizona House of Representatives was wide open for political newcomer Darin Mitchell.Read More »
Rep. Russ Jones, who lost a Republican primary on Aug. 28 to political newcomer Darin Mitchell has hired veteran elections attorney Tom Ryan to challenge Mitchell’s qualifications to be on the ballot.Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – To Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, an approach to illegal immigration that includes the DREAM Act makes good business sense. “From my perspective, the DREAM Act is good economic policy as we increase trade with Mexico, Latin America, ...Read More »
The result of Russell Pearce’s primary race confirmed what was unimaginable just two years ago — the conservative icon no longer enjoys the support of the party faithful.Read More »
Rep. Katie Hobbs, a Democrat from Phoenix easily fended off a challenge from former Sen. Ken Cheuvront in the central Phoenix Legislative District 24 Senate race.Read More »
Except for his concession speech, it’s all over for Russell Pearce.
Outraised and outspent, the man who helped elevate Arizona onto the national stage in the illegal immigration debate, failed on Tuesday to persuade his party-mates to send him back to the state Legislature.
It was the former Senate president’s second loss since November – when he was ousted from office in a recall election – against an opponent who holds moderate views on immigration enforcement.