The committee pushing an initiative to create a “top-two” primary system is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling and keep the proposal on the November ballot.Read More »
Voters routinely reject proposed pay raises for legislators, but for the second election in a row, they won’t have the chance to decide.Read More »
A mistake in the ballot language for the Quality Education and Jobs initiative could keep the proposed one-cent sales tax increase off of November’s ballot.Read More »
Republican congressional candidate Jonathan Paton is accusing one of his opponents of petition circulator fraud and submitting invalid signatures in his nominating petition in an attempt to get his challenger kicked off the ballot.Read More »
More than half of the 1.9 million registered voters in Arizona's most populous county are now signed up to automatically receive ballots for early voting.Read More »
The Senate today gave preliminary approval to a ballot measure that aims to dismantle the public financing of candidates in elections. Before voters can decide the fate of the public campaign financing system, the measure still needs the full vote of the Senate and must be approved by the House of Representatives.Read More »
Opponents of Arizona’s system of publicly financing candidate campaigns secured an important victory Monday, when a panel of lawmakers approved a ballot measure to eliminate it.Read More »
Rather than pursue removal of the redistricting commissioners, many senators seem keener on asking voters to revamp the redistricting process – potentially through a proposition on the Feb. 28 presidential preference primary ballot.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court today refused to stop a lower court from hearing new witnesses in the lawsuit that’s seeking to disqualify recall candidate Olivia Cortes.Read More »
Olivia Cortes’ lawyer today asked the Arizona Supreme Court to stop a hearing scheduled for Friday and to declare the case against the beleaguered recall candidate moot.
Ballots have already been printed for the Nov. 8 special election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce, and the lawsuit against Cortes is therefore moot, argued Anthony Tsontakis, who earlier successfully defended Cortes against a temporary restraining order seeking to kick her off the ballot.