Democratic Party

Lake, appeal, governor, Hobbs, election
May 23, 2023

Lake says she will appeal judge’s ruling confirming she lost election

Kari Lake said Tuesday she will appeal Monday's ruling confirming the election of Katie Hobbs as governor, brushing aside the fact that the judge said her key evidence in seeking to overturn the result was legally irrelevant.

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Apr 17, 2023

Gallego raises more money than Sinema in Arizona Senate race

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reported raising just over $2.1 million in her first full fundraising quarter since leaving the Democratic Party, a smaller haul than the $3.7 million raised by Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, who is hoping to win her seat in 2024.

Sinema, Lamb, Pinal County, election, U.S. Senate
Apr 11, 2023

Sheriff Mark Lamb says he’s running for US Senate in Arizona

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb said Tuesday he's running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, becoming the first Republican to jump into a high-profile race for the seat now held by independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

Berry, Hobbs, tweet, Twitter, transphobic,
Mar 29, 2023

Governor’s spokeswoman is out after controversial tweet

A spokeswoman for Gov. Katie Hobbs resigned under pressure on Tuesday after tweeting an image of a woman brandishing handguns with the caption: “Us when we see transphobes.”

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Jan 30, 2023

Gallego holds first events of Arizona Senate campaign

Democrat Ruben Gallego held the first public events of his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday, taking aim at independent incumbent Kyrsten Sinema and casting his candidacy in a patriotic appeal to the American dream.

Nov 5, 2020

Trump advisor hints at lawsuit if vote doesn’t go their way

Republicans were looking at the possibility of judicial intervention if the numbers do not appear to be going their way.

Oct 16, 2020

GOP outpaces Dems during extended registration

The voter registration period in Arizona has come to a close after a pressurized 10 days in which the deadline was challenged, extended and cut short.

Oct 1, 2020

Dems pour money into ousting incumbents in red-hued LD11

Few paid attention to the district before the primaries. But since, national and state Democrats have made LD11 a top target, at least on paper.

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Sep 29, 2020

Court reinstates ‘dark money’ contributions

The state Court of Appeals has reinstated a 2017 law that opens the door to "dark money'' contributions to political races.

Sep 16, 2020

GOP takes another bite at early ballot lawsuit losses

The Trump re-election committee is making a last-ditch effort to keep a new deadline for people to sign their mail-in ballots from taking effect this year.

Sep 10, 2020

Democratic lawmaker begins bid for House speaker ahead of election

A slate of Democrats has announced its bid for leadership of the state House of Representatives, solidifying long-swirling Capitol rumors about a challenge to current House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez.

Jul 29, 2020

Suspected arsonist arrested in Democratic Party HQ fire

Phoenix police arrested a former Democratic Party volunteer July 29 in connection with the fire that consumed much of the party’s headquarters in central Phoenix on July 24, the police department announced.