Sep 24, 2018

Ducey, Garcia debate centers on education

In the first gubernatorial debate Gov. Doug Ducey touted a record of improving the state’s economy and providing 20-percent pay raises to teachers while Democrat David Garcia accused him of breaking promises and leaving Arizona’s education system in crisis.

Sep 10, 2018

Border Patrol union backs Ducey, bashes Garcia

The head of the local Border Patrol union is telling Hispanics they should not support David Garcia for governor simply because he also is Latino.

Gov. Doug Ducey (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Sep 10, 2018

Ducey: Invest in Ed supporters in need of ‘civics 101 class’

Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that teachers who blame him for the downfall of the Invest in Education Act need schooling on how government works.

David Garcia and Doug Ducey
Sep 6, 2018

Ducey, Garcia to debate in Phoenix, Tucson

Gov. Doug Ducey and Democratic challenger David Garcia will go head-to-head in back-to-back televised debates on Sept. 24 in Phoenix and Sept. 25 in Tucson.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee David Garcia gives a victory speech after winning a three-way Democratic primary challenge Tuesday. Garcia, who will take on Gov. Doug Ducey in the governor's race, spoke to more than a hundred supporters packed into a Phoenix bar and restaurant. PHOTO BY CARMEN FORMAN/ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES
Aug 28, 2018

David Garcia clinches Democratic gubernatorial nomination

Long hyped as the frontrunner in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, David Garcia cruised to victory Tuesday, earning the chance to take on Gov. Doug Ducey this fall.

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 28, 2018

Bennett claims to have enough contributions to qualify for public funds

Ken Bennett said Tuesday he finally has gotten the 4,000 contributions he needs to qualify for $839,704 in public funds for his campaign for governor.

Aug 27, 2018

Judge gives Bennett four hours to qualify for campaign funds

Ken Bennett is going to get four more hours to gather more donations to qualify for public funding for his gubernatorial campaign.

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett certifies the 2014 primary election canvass on Sept. 8, 2014. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Aug 22, 2018

Ken Bennett blames SOS for falling short of $5 contributions

Gubernatorial hopeful Ken Bennett is blaming Secretary of State Michele Reagan for coming up short of the $5 donations he needs to qualify for public funding.

Gov. Doug Ducey (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Aug 21, 2018

Ducey tops field of gubernatorial candidates in campaign spending

The Democrats don't even have a gubernatorial candidate yet. But that hasn't kept the Republican Governors Association from already spending more than $9.2 million to ensure that Doug Ducey gets another four-year term, virtually all of that for commercials to attack David Garcia.

Steve Farley and David Garcia
Aug 17, 2018

Dem gubernatorial candidates deplete cash as primary nears

The winner of Arizona’s Democratic gubernatorial primary — whoever it is — will likely be strapped for cash upon entering the general election.

Aug 8, 2018

Ken Bennett needs 900 contributions to earn Clean Elections funding

With just three weeks to go before the primary election, Ken Bennett still needs 900 contributions to qualify for funding from the Clean Elections Commission.