WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.Read More »
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Still not enough to turn Arizona blue
It has practically become party doctrine among Arizona Democrats that the growing Latino population will turn the state purple, if not blue. To many, it’s simply a matter of when, not if.
Citing an array of potential problems, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled that Tucson and Phoenix don’t have to move their elections to the fall of even-numbered years to coincide with state and federal elections.Read More »
Mysterious visits to south Phoenix home became catalyst for new elections law
Rey Valenzuela was at his home in south Phoenix during election season last year when a young man, clipboard in hand, knocked on his door and asked for his wife.
The Arizona Senate revived an election omnibus bill Thursday that could limit early voting participation after Republican leaders pressured their caucus to pass the measure in the final hours of the 2013 legislative session.Read More »
Slightly more than 26 percent of registered voters in Maricopa County cast ballots in the Aug. 28 primary election, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office reported.Read More »
Election officials are reporting a light turnout at precincts for today’s primaries.Read More »
Despite a flood of letters from cities and towns opposing the bill, Gov. Jan Brewer today signed legislation requiring municipalities to consolidate their elections with the state.Read More »
With 15 days left until the special election in LD18, more than three quarters of the early ballots are outstanding, a sign to many observers that turnout in the contest will be low.Read More »
Voter turnout sputtered in the general election after a strong showing in the primary. About 52 percent of the state's registered voters cast ballots in the general election, according to the latest tally. And while the breakdown of voters by party registration is still unavailable, the lower numbers appear to have hurt Democratic candidates, according to political consultants and pollsters.Read More »