2018 Election News

Oct 17, 2018

Conservation group to spend $2.8 M to sway Corp Comm vote

If money is speech, the state's largest electric utility is not going to have the only voice this year in trying to affect who gets elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Aug 29, 2018

Major takeaways from last night’s primary elections

In case you missed our coverage of last night’s primary elections, here are the major takeaways.

Aug 28, 2018

Sandra Kennedy, Kiana Sears win Corp Comm Democratic primary

Former Corporation Commissioner Sandra Kennedy has easily claimed one of two Democratic nominations for two open Arizona Corporation Commission seats.

Rep. Paul Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, during a traffic stop in La Paz County March 27, in which he allegedly was clocked driving at 97 MPH in a 55 mph zone. The text is a transcription of the audio from the body cam video of the deputy.
Aug 28, 2018

Controversy over immunity takes toll on Mosley at LD5 polls

Early voting poll results show a controversy over misuse of legislative immunity may be the political undoing of Rep. Paul Mosley.

Aug 28, 2018

Scandal-plagued Gowan wins GOP nomination for return to Legislature

David Gowan’s tumultuous turn as speaker of the House hasn’t turned off voters, who appear poised to send the Sierra Vista Republican back to the Capitol.

Rep. Darin Mitchell, R-Litchfield Park, said requiring Arizona Department of Corrections officers to be U.S. citizens would help ease unemployment in his district, which stretches to Yuma. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Juan Magaña)
Aug 28, 2018

Incumbent Mitchell loses LD13 Republican House primary

Incumbent Rep. Darin Mitchell appears to be falling short in his bid for a return to the Arizona House of Representatives.

Aug 28, 2018

Victoria Steele wins easily in comeback bid

Former state representative Victoria Steele has a sizable early lead in the race that will likely determine the next state senator in Legislative District 9.

Aug 28, 2018

Teran, Meza win LD30 Democratic House primary

Voters in west Phoenix and Glendale are giving Democrat Raquel Teran a shot in her second bid for a seat in the Arizona Legislature.

Gov. Doug Ducey (Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr)
Aug 28, 2018

Doug Ducey easily defeats Bennett, wins GOP nomination

Gov. Doug Ducey easily brushed off an intraparty challenge from former Secretary of State Ken Bennett Tuesday.

Aug 9, 2018

Sen. Steve Smith calls on Wendy Rogers to withdraw from CD1 race

State Sen. Steve Smith called on rival candidate Wendy Rogers to drop out of the Republican primary for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District and threatened to sue her over radio ads and a website.

Jul 8, 2018

Corporation Commission top staff aide heeds calls to resign

The Arizona Corporation Commission's executive director has heeded calls for his resignation after disclosing that his wife works for a lobbying firm hired by a campaign group financially supported by a regulated utility to fight a renewable-energy ballot initiative.

Jul 6, 2018

Effort to legalize recreational marijuana falls short on needed signatures

Arizonans aren't going to get a chance to decide whether they want to legalize recreational use of marijuana, at least not this year.