Dec 14, 2018

Billionaire identified as source of $500K contribution to Ducey campaign

Gov. Doug Ducey's reelection campaign is quietly conceding that a $500,000 donation listed as coming from a newly formed company actually was a billionaire who works for a company that owns more than two dozen auto dealerships in the state.

Gov. Doug Ducey waves to supporters at a Make America Great Again campaign rally for President Trump in Mesa on Oct. 19, 2018. Ducey has been a leading fundraiser in the 2018 election. (Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr)
Dec 7, 2018

Ducey silent on knowledge of campaign contribution

Gov. Doug Ducey won't say whether he knows who is behind the single largest contribution to his re-election campaign.

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks to supporters, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at an election night party in Scottsdale, Ariz. Incumbent Ducey defeated Democratic challenger David Garcia for his second term. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Nov 28, 2018

Ducey extols spending on his re-election

To hear Doug Ducey tell it, he got another four-year term as governor by waging a campaign based on his record.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, R, speaks to supporters, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at an election night party in Scottsdale, Ariz. Incumbent Ducey defeated democratic challenger David Garcia for his second term. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Nov 6, 2018

Doug Ducey soundly wins re-election

Gov. Doug Ducey, the Arizona Republican with perhaps the biggest target on his back this year, has taken a substantial lead over Democrat David Garcia Tuesday in the early voting count.

Oct 30, 2018

Outside groups big spenders in races for statewide offices

Cash from outside groups is rivaling - and in some cases exceeding - what candidates for statewide office are spending on their own election campaigns.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a Get Out The Vote rally at the University of Arizona Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz. Sanders is in Arizona to speak at rallies in Tucson and Tempe for Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia. Garcia is an education professor at ASU who is facing Republican Gov. Doug Ducey in the Nov. 6 general election. (Mamta Popat/Arizona Daily Star via AP)
Oct 23, 2018

Sanders stumps for Garcia to rally young voters

As he lags in the polls, Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia brought in progressive powerhouse Sen. Bernie Sanders to fire up young voters at rallies in Tucson and Tempe on Tuesday.

Oct 23, 2018

Bennett takes another shot at recouping money for failed gubernatorial bid

Gubernatorial hopeful Ken Bennett is making one last legal effort to get the public to reimburse him for the expenses of his failed campaign.

Oct 16, 2018

Billionaire helps Garcia, but no match for Ducey’s millions

Incumbent Gov. Doug Ducey is burying his Democratic foe in a landslide of dollars.

Gov. Doug Ducey (Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr)
Oct 9, 2018

Poll: Ducey leads Garcia by wide margin

Gov. Doug Ducey is dominating challenger David Garcia, according to a poll by Arizona Capitol Times and OH Predictive Insights.

Oct 3, 2018

Defeated gubernatorial candidate comes up short on contributions

Ken Bennett found himself out of the running when he was trounced by incumbent Doug Ducey in the Republican primary in August. Now he is finding himself out of the money.

Oct 2, 2018

Ducey continues claim Garcia tried to ‘rig’ education tax proposal

Gov. Doug Ducey has reaffirmed his claim that David Garcia tried to "rig" the election for a sales tax for education even though there is no evidence the Democrat gubernatorial hopeful had any role in crafting the measure.

Sep 26, 2018

Debate put Ducey on defensive on Uber, Theranos

Incumbent Gov. Doug Ducey repeatedly throws around the phrase that Arizona is "open for business" as both a commercial for the state and as proof his policies are what's driving the state economy.