Sen. Frank Antenori, the Republican from Tucson famous for his bluntness and his penchant for using war imagery in speeches, lost his re-election bid.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Bruce Wheeler and political novice Stephanie Mach are pushing out Republican Rep. Ted Vogt in Tucson’s Legislative District 10.Read More »
An attorney for the Republican Victory Fund, an independent expenditure committee created by Senate President Steve Pierce, gave Sen. Frank Antenori a sharp rebuke for allegedly asking Pierce for help with his race, a violation of state laws prohibiting coordination between campaigns and independent expenditures.Read More »
The local chapter of Planned Parenthood is firing back through its political action arm after being on the defensive during the last few years.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Republican from Tucson who is famous for being blunt, made a compelling case for his re-election at a park named after the late Morris K. Udall, southern Arizona’s beloved Democrat.
But nothing Antenori said on that nippy Oct. 13 afternoon was aimed at courting voters who hold moderate views.
It was all red meat to a crowd of adoring supporters, who view him as southern Arizona’s warrior-politician, the guy who’s holding back a horde of big spenders who are itching to raise people’s taxes at the first opportunity.
On a recent Thursday night at a barbeque restaurant on Tucson’s east side, Rep. Ted Vogt sat in the front row of a PowerPoint presentation about the dangers on the U.S.-Mexico border, watching as a former Border Patrol agent clicked through slides of headless bodies that have been dismembered by drug cartels.Read More »
Republican legislative candidates in hotly-contested races have on the whole stockpiled a bigger war chest than Democrats as November approaches, finance reports filed with the Secretary of State show.Read More »
New voter registration figures show that although both major parties continue to lose numbers to independent voters, some of the most competitive upcoming elections may favor Republican candidates more than previously thought.Read More »
After taking advantage of an anti-incumbent mood that swept the nation and secured supermajority control of both chambers of the Arizona Legislature two years ago, Republicans are now poised to lose their veto-proof hold at the state Capitol.Read More »
The complete list of 2012 candidates running for the Arizona Senate, Arizona House of Representatives and Arizona Corporation CommissionRead More »