Bennett’s office late Friday sent a notice to the AG’s office declaring that it had found reasonable cause to believe that the Arizona Free Enterprise Club is conducting itself as a political committee and has failed to register as such, and in doing so is violating a host of campaign finance laws.Read More »
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The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission lacks jurisdiction to investigate a complaint filed against GOP gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey, according to a response filed by Ducey’s attorneys.Read More »
Arizona's voter registration numbers have dropped by about 3,000 since the last report in July.Read More »
Rep. Justin Pierce says he's running for Arizona Secretary of State in 2014.Read More »
Sen. Michele Reagan filled in the blank on her months-old exploratory committee with an announcement that she’s eying a long-expected run for secretary of state.
Reagan, R-Scottsdale, formed an exploratory committee in December but did not indicate which office she was seeking in order to avoid running afoul of Arizona’s resign-to-run law. But Reagan, who has been well-known for her work on election issues during her time in the Legislature, openly acknowledged that she was considering a campaign to be the state’s top election official.
Before the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office can try to win its campaign finance fight against Tom Horne and Kathleen Winn, it’ll have to win the fight over whether it can prosecute the attorney general and his ally in the first place.Read More »
Candidates for office in Arizona have never had an easier time getting on the ballot, but lawmakers are looking to raise the bar for citizen initiatives, referendums and recalls.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that a citizen initiative to make permanent a one-cent sales tax increase can go to the November ballot, despite the organizers’ error in submitting two different copies of the proposed ballot measure to the Secretary of State’s Office.Read More »
The Checks and Balances in Government initiative appears to have a slim chance of getting on the November ballot because a large percentage of the initiative’s petition signatures are invalid.Read More »
Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Monday he will appeal a court ruling that overturned his decision regarding a penny-on-the-dollar sales tax ballot initiative.Read More »