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Aug 9, 2023

Judge rejects Dems’ bid to keep No Labels Party off 2024 ballot

A judge has rebuffed efforts by the Arizona Democratic Party to keep a potential competitor -- and, more to the point, its candidates -- off the 2024 ballot here.

Sinema, Ruben Gallego, fundraising, campaign donations
Jul 24, 2023

Gallego raises more, spends more for potential Senate run against Sinema

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., is putting her money where her mouth isn’t – in a race for reelection that she has not yet said whether she will enter.

Democrats, Gallego, election, ballots, Sinema, No Labels, lawsuit
Mar 31, 2023

Democratic Party files suit to keep No Labels Party off ballot

The Arizona Democratic Party filed suit Thursday to keep the No Labels Party off the 2024 ballot, conceding it fears its presence "will make it more difficult to elect Democratic Party candidates.''

Jul 22, 2015

McSally raises $1.69 million so far in 2015, among most in the House

Arizona Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, has raised more campaign funds this year than all but three senior members of the House, according to a watchdog group’s analysis of the latest campaign finance reports.

Apr 17, 2015

APS parent company was largest donor to federal campaigns in Arizona

Pinnacle West Capital and its employees were the largest non-party contributors to federal candidates in Arizona, giving $187,783 to House and Senate hopefuls in the 2014 midterm election cycle.

Sep 12, 2014

Big spending in closely watched CD2

The rematch between U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and retired Air Force Col. Martha McSally has lived up to its billing as one of the country’s most closely watched races in at least one capacity — outside spending.

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Flagstaff (Cronkite News Service photo by Michelle Peirano)
Feb 14, 2014

Money pouring into CD1 GOP primary, but Dem Kirkpatrick leads

Arizona’s first congressional district will be one of the hardest fought, most competitive races in the country, and the money is already coming in to prove it.

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Dec 10, 2013

Federal, state laws at odds on lobbyist political contributions

To curtail the inappropriate influence of money in politics, Arizona law prohibits lobbyists from contributing to lawmakers’ campaign committees while the Legislature is in session.

Oct 28, 2013

Targeted Democrats continue stockpiling funds for congressional re-election bids

WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.

Oct 14, 2013

Judge’s ruling could create PAC ‘free-for-all’

Every law regulating ballot measure campaigns, political action committees and possibly even candidates’ campaign committees in Arizona may soon be wiped from the books, at least until the Legislature can write new ones.

Aug 23, 2013

McCain’s presidential campaign committees fined

John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign committees have been fined $80,000 for accepting contributions that exceeded federal limits.

Former Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema acknowledges supporters and campaign staff during her Democratic primary victory speech. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Apr 30, 2013

With tough races just past, freshmen already stocking up cash for 2014

The election season is barely behind them, but freshmen Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Flagstaff, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, have both raised more than $300,000 toward possible re-election bids in 2014, according to Federal Election Commission filings.