Legislative District 19

Caught in the middle: Democrats, Republicans rejoice in defeating Orr

In his attempt to walk the middle road in the highly partisan Arizona Legislature, Republican Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson united the conservative right and the liberal left against him, creating strange bedfellows and a perfect storm that swept him out of office.

Contreras edges out Cotera in LD19

Rep. Lupe Contreras has easily defeated Democratic challenger Angela Cotera for the Senate seat in Legislative District 19.