Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal are set to debate for the first time as they seek to replace Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »
Clean Elections Executive Director Tom Collins said a recent court ruling on what constitutes electioneering confirms his findings that a group that ran ads against Scott Smith in the governor’s race violated campaign laws.Read More »
The Republican Attorneys General Association is preparing for the home stretch in the Arizona attorney general’s race, buying about $1.5 million in television airtime for the final month before the November election.Read More »
Democrat Felecia Rotellini unveiled the first ad of her campaign, touting her role in securing a $217 million settlement for people who were defrauded in Baptist Foundation of Arizona case.Read More »
When former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman was claiming in radio spots that Jeff DeWit is a risky day trader, the political newcomer was out greeting voters in remote counties, a part of campaigning he says “fulfills your soul.”Read More »
The price of procrastination: Last minute early voting continues to create headaches for ballot counters
Provisional and “late early” ballots take longer to count because they require painstaking research and several levels of verification before they can be tabulated. Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell said it’s just not realistic to expect every one of the 1.4 million votes to be counted by the morning after the election. And when there are close contests, accuracy is more important than speed.Read More »
Whether Tom Horne is guilty or innocent of the many allegations he has faced in the past several years, his historic defeat in the Republican primary can be traced back to one fateful decision halfway through his first year as attorney general.Read More »
Now that Doug Ducey has secured the Republican nomination for governor, many politicos speak of his primary win as a forgone conclusion.<br.
The state treasurer and former Cold Stone Creamery CEO locked up support from a broad coalition of GOP supporters early, out-fundraised his opponents, put millions of dollars of his money into his campaign when it mattered most and was able to withstand a massive negative advertising campaign against him.
Secretary of State Ken Bennett endorsed his former rival Doug Ducey in the Arizona governor’s race, following through on a pledge he made early in the campaign to back the Republican nominee, whoever it is.Read More »
Arizona Republicans are officially unified, at least when it comes to party’s nominee for governor.
Christine Jones and Scott Smith, Republican nominee Doug Ducey’s top two opponents in the GOP primary, endorsed the state treasurer today.