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Sen. Sean Bowie (D-Phoenix) (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)
Oct 13, 2017

Swing-district Dems use divergent vote tactics in Legislature

No legislative votes are picked apart come election season quite like those of lawmakers from Arizona’s swing districts. While Sen. Sean Bowie follows conventional wisdom, Reps. Mitzi Epstein and Kelli Butler don’t play by bipartisan rules.

Aug 27, 2014

Robson to be prosecuted in campaign sign tampering case

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is going to prosecute Rep. Bob Robson, a Chandler Republican, on allegations he tampered with a campaign sign.

Arizona campaign contribution limits
Apr 19, 2013

New contribution limits could be game-changer for campaigns

Campaign cash may come pouring into some of Arizona’s top races next year thanks to a new law allowing candidates to raise far more money.

Critics say the bill will flood campaigns with more money and influence-buying, and that it may be the final nail in the coffin of Arizona’s voter-approved Clean Elections system.

Nov 6, 2012

McComish overcomes attack ads, is poised for victory

The best attack ads money can buy failed to convince voters to unseat Sen. John McComish, R-Phoenix, tonight’s vote tally showed. Opponents spent more than $300,000 to defeat the Republican in what turned out to be the most expensive legislative race in recent memory.

Oct 15, 2012

‘Mainstream’ McComish called ‘extremist’ by Dem foe Hydrick

Last year, Sen. John McComish, a Republican from Phoenix, embraced the political risks that came with voting against measures that were aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration.

Republican Victory Fund targets state Senate races
Oct 10, 2012

Republican group targets state Senate races

A well-funded independent expenditure group launched what is likely to be the first of numerous attacks targeting three Democratic candidates in hotly-contested state Senate races.