A new face will be replacing longtime legislator Andy Tobin in the state House in January, as three-time legislative candidate Noel Campbell took the lead over former lawmaker Linda Gray for the second seat in Legislative District 1.Read More »
Doug Ducey doesn’t appear to be taking anything for granted as the Republican primary for governor enters its final phase, contributing another $150,000 to his campaign.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer endorsed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith at an event at Mesa’s Cubs Park on Thursday, touting him as the candidate who will build on the work she’s done in the past five-plus years.Read More »
The number of independents voting in the partisan primary election on Aug. 26 is expected to surge this year. And with nearly all the primary election action concentrated on the Republican side, independents are overwhelmingly choosing to vote in the GOP primary.Read More »
The first fundraising period of 2014 was a good one for GOP gubernatorial hopefuls Doug Ducey and Scott Smith, who pulled in about $1 million apiece since the start of January.Read More »
A federal judge said that efforts by the Green Party to qualify for a place on the Arizona ballot this year may be legally insufficient.Read More »
Higher contribution limits don’t translate into avalanche of cash
Legislators who approved a controversial election law this year and are hoping to get a serious bump in their fundraising efforts should not expect to see an avalanche of hefty checks coming their way.
Campaign cash may come pouring into some of Arizona’s top races next year thanks to a new law allowing candidates to raise far more money.
Critics say the bill will flood campaigns with more money and influence-buying, and that it may be the final nail in the coffin of Arizona’s voter-approved Clean Elections system.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Thursday a Republican-backed measure that wildly increases campaign finance limits and undermines the state's public campaign funding program enacted by voters to limit money in politics.Read More »
No candidates have officially signed up to run for four open City Council seats in Prescott even though nominating packets have been available to prospective candidates for about four weeks.Read More »