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The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has asked the attorney general to investigate the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, which has spent more than $1.6 million in so-called “dark money” to influence voters in the 2014 election, for violating state campaign finance laws.Read More »
Now that SB1344 has taken effect, I write to announce that the Clean Elections Commission will continue its mission without change.Read More »
A requirement dating back to statehood that statewide candidates collect signatures from at least three counties in order to qualify for the ballot will be a thing of the past starting in 2016.Read More »
Six of secretary of state candidate Wil Cardon’s seven siblings sued him over his control of family trust funds and his use of their money, including more than $6 million he spent on his failed U.S. Senate campaign in 2012.Read More »
Arizona’s Solicitor General has tapped a retired judge and Gilbert’s town attorney to investigate whether Attorney General Tom Horne used the Attorney General’s Office as his campaign headquarters.Read More »
Arizona state Sen. Michele Reagan has filed nominating petitions to run as a Republican in the race for secretary of state.Read More »
As a primary field becomes more crowded, the portion of votes needed to win the nomination becomes smaller and smaller. With as many as seven or eight Republican gubernatorial candidates on the ballot this year, any advantage can help lead to a win.
For some, the advantage may be geography.
Looking out to a theater full of motivated Arizona State University students, Hillary Rodham Clinton said their generation showed great promise as "open-minded and tolerant" Americans ready to step forward for an important cause.Read More »
A trend that began after Arizona started letting independents vote in partisan primaries reached fruition this month when they officially became the largest voting bloc in the state, outnumbering registered Republicans by a few thousand.Read More »