A judge today denied efforts by allies of Senate President Russell Pearce to halt the Nov. 8 recall election targeting the Mesa Republican.Read More »
Unable to raise money or endorsements, independent candidate Tommey Cattey today decided to drop out of the recall race and throw his support behind Mesa Republican Jerry Lewis.
Lewis is considered to be the frontrunner among those who are challenging Senate President Russell Pearce, the first sitting legislator in Arizona history to face a recall election.
Many Pearce opponents believe that Olivia Cortes, the other Mormon Republican who has entered the LD18 recall race, is little more than a plant from the Pearce camp whose sole purpose in the contest will be to draw anti-Pearce votes away from Jerry Lewis.Read More »
For almost three weeks, a Twitter account posing as Jerry Lewis, the Mesa Republican running against Senate President Russell Pearce in an upcoming recall election, has posted tweets promoting gay pornography and illegal immigration, aligning Lewis with extreme liberal causes and calling out politicians who are backing Lewis.Read More »
Yesterday, Pierce released his own recall-related letter of support for Pearce, prompting some speculation that Biggs had lost interest in gathering signatures on a caucus letter supporting Pearce.Read More »
A judge who is weighing arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to stop the recall election against Senate President Russell Pearce gave no indication today how he would rule, but he fired off more questions to the side looking to stop the historic special election.Read More »
A judge will hear arguments today in a lawsuit that seeks to throw out the recall election against Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
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.