Judge orders Finchem to pay legal fees of Fontes
Calling his 2022 election challenge "groundless and not brought in good faith,'' a judge has ordered Mark Finchem and his attorney to pay the legal fees of successful secretary of state candidate Adrian Fontes.
Top Republicans ask judge to save Hamadeh from legal fees
The top Republicans in the House and Senate are asking a judge to save failed GOP attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh from having to pay the legal fees of others he sued in his unsuccessful lawsuit to be declared the winner.
Judge: Hamadeh can try to have election results set aside
Unsuccessful attorney general hopeful Abe Hamadeh will get a chance to try to have the election results set aside. In a ruling Tuesday, Mohave County Superior Court Judge Lee Jantzen said that the Republican contender is entitled to try to prove that some people legally entitled to vote did not get to cast a ballot on Election Day because of issues in Maricopa County.
Commissioner Boyd Dunn loses case, gets disqualified from ballot
Boyd Dunn, a Republican incumbent on the Arizona Corporation Commission, lost his appeal to remain on the ballot for his re-election bid.
Question of signature validity at heart of challenge to energy measure
The question of whether voters get to decide on a new renewable energy mandate for utilities could turn, in part, on how many petition signatures a judge lets Arizona Public Service challenge.
Paton drops suit against contender
Jonathan Paton dropped a lawsuit that sought to have one of his Republican contenders in the 1st Congressional District race removed from the ballot.