2010 governor's race

Nov 2, 2010

Statewide offices: Republicans looking at a sweep

With nearly half the state’s precincts reporting vote totals, Republicans looked poised to sweep Arizona’s statewide offices for the first time since 1994. By 9:15 p.m., the Republicans’ statewide slate took the stage at the Arizona GOP’s election night party at the downtown Hyatt to rousing cheers. Meanwhile, attorney general hopeful Felecia Rotellini was the […]

Oct 11, 2010

Polls show Goddard gaining ground in governor’s race

For a candidate who has trailed by as much as 22 points in recent polls, even a sliver of good news is cause for celebration. Every poll taken over the past few months has shown Republican Gov. Jan Brewer beating Democrat Terry Goddard by double digits, with some showing him down by as much as 22 points. But though they all show different margins of victory for Brewer, a couple polls have shown Go[...]

Sep 1, 2010

Goddard’s performance in guv debate might not matter

Tonight's debate between Gov. Jan Brewer and Attorney General Terry Goddard is probably the last time you will see the pair in the same room, much less on the same stage, between now and Election Day.

Aug 30, 2010

Brewer holds double-digit lead in Rasmussen poll

Gov. Jan Brewer, now the GOP's official nominee for governor, held her double-digit lead over Democrat Terry Goddard in Rasmussen Reports' first post-primary poll.

Aug 19, 2010

Goddard moves campaign HQ

Terry Goddard has a new campaign headquarters, in a building that has some sentimental connection to the presumptive Democratic nominee for governor. It was the backdrop for his press conference this afternoon, at which he released his plan to turn around the state’s economy and create jobs.

Aug 17, 2010

Goddard challenges Brewer to 6 debates

Attorney General Terry Goddard said one Clean Elections debate isn't enough, and challenged Gov. Jan Brewer to meet him face to face six more times during the campaign.

Aug 4, 2010

Goddard slams Brewer for cuts after prison break

In the wake of three convicted murderers' escape from a private prison in northern Arizona, Attorney General Terry Goddard slammed Gov. Jan Brewer for cutting the Department of Corrections' budget.

Aug 2, 2010

L’Ecuyer joins Goddard campaign

Terry Goddard's gubernatorial campaign brought on a second high-profile member of the Napolitano administration with the addition of Jeanine L'Ecuyer as deputy campaign manager.

Jul 30, 2010

Goddard’s rocky relationship with S1070

Attorney General Terry Goddard has had quite the roller coaster ride while staking out his positions on S1070. He opposed the law and wishes Gov. Jan Brewer had vetoed it, but also opposed the lawsuit against it. He vowed to defend the state in court, but blasted Brewer for her failure to do so.

Jul 23, 2010

In DC, just like in Arizona, all eyes on S1070

It seemed like a sign of the times that Attorney General Terry Goddard was in Congress to talk about Arizona’s efforts to crack down on money laundering by drug cartels, but the only thing the congressmen wanted to talk about was S1070. Goddard on July 22 testified at a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on […]

Jun 21, 2010

Rasmussen puts Brewer at 61 percent

Rasmussen Reports isn't regarded by most political insiders as the most accurate of firms, but no margin of error is likely to ease the blow its most recent poll delivered to Dean Martin and Buz Mills.

Jun 18, 2010

Goddard campaign manager out

Attorney General Terry Goddard announced that campaign manager Rodd McLeod is leaving his gubernatorial campaign.