Eric Sloan

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 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 14, 2020

Supreme Court throws another Republican off Corp Comm ballot

Another Republican candidate hoping to get elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission has fallen short due to the Arizona Supreme Court reversing a lower court’s decision on her nominating petitions.

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.

Apr 23, 2020

Candidates head to court to defend petition challenges

Freshman lawmaker Shawnna Bolick has landed in court for using a P.O. box instead of her address on nominating petitions for her return bid to the state House.

Jul 2, 2019

Ties run deep, many between APS and Republican candidates for utility regulator

With three seats open and five Republicans already filed to run who have ties to Arizona Public Service, the Arizona Corporation Commission is shaping up for a big election in 2020. Kim Owens, the latest Republican candidate to jump into the race, currently works as a senior account executive for Gordon C. James Public Relations […]

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.

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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.