A five-year saga over the identity of the contributors who funded a Democratic campaign group’s ads against Tom Horne in the 2010 attorney general’s race ended on Monday after the group disclosed its contributors to the Secretary of State’s Office.
Arizona Attorney General-elect Mark Brnovich has announced the appointment of two top officials for his incoming administration.
They can’t gather their first signature for more than seven months. But foes of Republican Diane Douglas, newly elected the state school superintendent, now have the legal ability to start soliciting funds for the effort.
Attorney General Tom Horne paid a $10,000 fine to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, officially ending the agency’s investigation into allegations that he illegally had Attorney General’s Office employees working on his re-election during work hours.
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted to impose a $96,000 fine against the Legacy Foundation Action Fund over ads it ran criticizing then-Mesa Mayor Scott Smith after deciding that they should have been reported as campaign commercials for the governor’s race.
Former Arizona Secretary of State Betsey Bayless will lead the transition team for incoming Secretary of State Michele Reagan.
Democrat David Garcia is conceding he lost Arizona's race for state superintendent of public instruction.
Democrat David Garcia conceded the race for superintendent of public Instruction late Monday to Republican Diane Douglas, who declared her slim margin of victory a mandate against Common Core learning standards.
Republican campaign spokesman Daniel Scarpinato, who formerly worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in Arizona, will serve as chief spokesman for Gov.-elect Doug Ducey's transition effort.
The people who Diane Douglas said are from the “ivory towers” are eager to meet with her and find out the rest of her ideas besides repealing Common Core.
Former suburban school board member Diane Douglas narrowly won the race to become Arizona's top education official after running a one-issue campaign to repeal the Common Core education standards.
Attorney general-elect Mark Brnovich named a four-person transition team that includes some of his earliest supporters.