Earl de Berge

Nov 9, 2015

Poll shows majority of Arizonans want ability to end own lives

A majority of Arizonans want the ability to get a prescription allowing them to end their own lives if they are terminally ill, according to a new poll.

Jun 2, 2015

Poll: McCain approval rating slightly higher than last year

A new poll suggests Arizonans are feeling a bit more positive toward the state’s senior senator as he asks for another six years in Washington.

Feb 23, 2015

Bill moves legalizing sawed-off shotguns, nunchucks in Arizona

Want a sawed-off shotgun or a silencer for your pistol? State senators voted Monday to let you have them – at least as far as Arizona law is concerned.

Feb 19, 2014

Poll: Narrow majority favors legalizing sale of marijuana in Arizona

Nearly four years after Arizonans narrowly approved medical marijuana, a poll suggests that a slight majority favors following the lead of Colorado and Washington by legalizing the drug.

Apr 23, 2013

New poll shows McCain support in Arizona dropping

A new poll released Tuesday shows support among Arizonans for Sen. John McCain has dropped to its lowest level in 21 years, and the number of people questioned about his job performance who rated it as "poor" is the highest ever.

Dec 12, 2009

2 Dems eyeing run at GOP incumbent for secretary of state

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to stay right where he is, rather than try to move two floors up in the Executive Tower. Bennett, appointed to his position in January, was considering a run for governor, but now that Gov. Jan Brewer is seeking a full term, Bennett said he is no longer eyeing the Ninth Floor and is looking to keep his job on the seventh.

Nov 12, 2009

Goddard can draw on experience from 2 gubernatorial campaigns

No matter which Republican he faces in the 2010 general election, Attorney General Terry Goddard will have something they don't - two previous gubernatorial campaigns to learn from. Goddard's second run in 1994, when he lost the Democratic primary to grocery magnate Eddie Basha, may not provide too many lessons, since the attorney general appears to have no challengers for his party's nominatio[...]

Nov 5, 2009

Brewer’s in, but she may lack critical support from GOP

For months, the big question at the Capitol was whether Gov. Jan Brewer would run in 2010. Now that she has announced she will, the big question is how much support she’ll find among a fractured Republican establishment.

Nov 5, 2009

Pollsters say Brewer isn’t toast

Gov. Jan Brewer's poll numbers are among the lowest of any governor in the country. But the wild card, pollsters here say, is that many Arizona voters don't know enough about the governor to have an opinion. "The hardcore anti-Jan Brewer constituency is relatively small, especially among the voting population," said NAU pollster and political science professor Fred Solop...