Vernon Parker kicked off his campaign for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District with the aura of a frontrunner. In a race for a competitive but Democratic-leaning district, Parker is the only big name in the GOP primary so far. Heavyweights who were expected to get into the race such as Hugh Hallman, Steve Moak, Gary Pierce and Don Stapley have all opted out.Read More »
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Paradise Valley Town Councilman Vernon Parker will make a “major announcement” on Wednesday and is expected to jump into the GOP primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.Read More »
After 18 years at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Don Stapley is setting his sights on Congress. Stapley said he filed paperwork Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission to run in the 9th Congressional District, which covers parts of Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Tempe.Read More »
A CD9 GOP poll commissioned by Vernon Parker’s would-be consultants show the former Paradise Valley mayor trailing Don Stapley, but not by much.Read More »
Andrei Cherny announced his candidacy for the 9th Congressional District, a move expected since his resignation last week as chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party.Read More »
After months of innuendos and hints about where he would run for reelection, U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle announced today that he would switch districts and run against fellow Republican Congressman David Schweikert in a neighboring congressional district.Read More »
If you can’t beat them, pack up and move to a new district.
That’s the lesson that a handful of legislators are taking with them as they prepare to run in the new districts drawn by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
A close political adviser to Parker says the Paradise Valley town councilman is interested in a CD9 run, though he’s waiting on a number of factors to play out, the most important of which is what Quayle plans to do.Read More »
The year in memorable quotes from Arizona's political players.Read More »
Former Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker announced that he will run for chairman of the Arizona Republican Party.Read More »