A judge will hear arguments today in a lawsuit that seeks to throw out the recall election against Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
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The matchup between Russell Pearce and Jerry Lewis is taking place against the backdrop of their Mormon faith and the church’s endorsement of a more humane approach to solving illegal immigration.
That has the potential of splitting the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ community in the East Valley.
The lawyer who wants to stop the recall of Senate President Russell Pearce insisted in a legal filing Tuesday that the petition should be thrown out because its wording did not comply with the Arizona Constitution.Read More »
When he declared he was challenging Senate President Russell Pearce, Republican Jerry Lewis offered overarching goals that no politician really could argue against — investing in education, attracting companies to Arizona, a fresh start for Mesa.
What he refused to say was how his political positions differ from Pearce’s.
The top brass at the Maricopa County Republican Party today formed an independent expenditure committee to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat in the recall election this November.Read More »
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 »
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.
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 »