Bill Mundell

Nov 3, 2020

Republicans move up in Corp Comm race

After the final update from Maricopa County on Election Night, one Democrat and two Republicans are in position to win seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission.

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Oct 1, 2020

Corp Comm candidates debate dark money, renewable energy

The three Republicans running to become state utility regulators warn that putting Democrats in charge of the regulatory panel would turn Arizona into California. And they don’t mean that in a good way. In a debate at KAET-TV on September 30, all three Republicans – Jim O’Connor, Eric Sloan and Lea Marquez Peterson – criticized […]

Aug 5, 2020

Write-in candidate makes Corp Comm ballot

Democrats won't get a free seat this year on the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Aug 4, 2020

Three Democrats, Two Republicans, write-in candidate advance in Corp Comm primary

All five candidates seeking a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission advanced to the November election, as expected, but it’s still too soon to tell if a Republican write-in candidate will join them.

May 7, 2020

Democrats hope for Corp Comm control as GOP candidates fall

Democratic control of the Arizona Corporation Commission could become a reality after multiple Republican candidates failed to make the ballot.

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.

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.

Aug 17, 2018

APS withholds spending in Corp Comm primary elections

The state’s largest utility is staying out of the Republican primary race for two open Arizona Corporation Commission seats, risking a shakeup that could have serious ramifications for the company.

Jun 19, 2017

Corp Comm ethics code a long time coming as scandal swirls

The Arizona Corporation Commission is still without an ethics code, despite an initial pledge a year ago to come up with one and a federal bribery case casting a shadow over the regulatory body.

Oct 11, 2016

Democratic Corp Comm candidates side with Burns, push for APS investigation

The two Democrats running for the Arizona Corporation Commission showed solidarity with a current Republican commissioner over an outstanding investigation into a utility’s role in the 2014 commission election, telling voters electing the bipartisan trio the best way to push the investigation forward.

Oct 11, 2016

Money from solar company could make or break Corp Comm race

A major rooftop solar company is spending money to help elect two candidates to the Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates electric utilities.

Jun 28, 2016

Less is more: Dems run fewer Corp Comm candidates for better odds

This fall, Arizona voters will choose three utility regulators, and while one might expect that each of the main parties would run a full slate of candidates, Democrats are only running two.