Legislative District 23

Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, smiles as he addresses the legislature in the Arizona House of Representatives at the Arizona Capitol Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Phoenix. The Republican lawmaker wants the state constitution amended to allow cuts to public employee pensions and increases in employee contributions if the systems are badly underfunded. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Republicans backed by Brewer falter in LD23

The trio of Republican challengers backed by Gov. Jan Brewer in Legislative District 23 are faltering in their bids for a seat at the Capitol.