Democratic challengers jumped out to early leads in a handful of key races that could determine control of Arizona’s Senate, but the contests remain too close to call, initial results show.Read More »
Several key races in the state House remain too close to call with the first batch of Election-Day ballots counted, though Democrats, as has been the trend for the last week, are leading in early votes.Read More »
A handful of Democratic legislative candidates bolstered by out-of-state funders broke Arizona campaign finance records with just two weeks to go before the election. Democrats in swing districts pulled in six figures while their incumbent Republican opponents struggled to keep ...Read More »
This year is different, some Democrats say. And while they say that every year, their hope boils down to a handful of races that could decide which party controls the Senate, and perhaps increase Democrats’ share of representation in the House.Read More »
The 2018 Primary Election Guide, published July 27, incorrectly listed the parties of a few candidates. We greatly apologize for the error.Read More »
Republican Rep. Carl Seel started making waves during his few first months in office in 2009 when he walked off the House floor during a speech by Gov. Jan Brewer because she was pushing a one-cent sales tax increase.Read More »
Doug Quelland, a former Republican lawmaker who was kicked out of office for violating campaign finance laws two years ago, is hoping to make history by becoming the first independent candidate to win a Senate seat in Arizona.Read More »
Democrats running in a Republican-leaning West Valley district zeroed in on the majority party’s decision to slash education funding during the fiscal crisis and keep it relatively flat even when the economy began to turn around.Read More »
Football fans in the Ahwatukee area may have a familiar name representing them in the Legislature next year.
Former Arizona Cardinals defensive end Michael Bankston is running for the House in District 20.
Republicans regained a seat in Legislative District 20. Jeff Dial, on his third attempt to get elected, finished slightly ahead of fellow Republican Bob Robson.Read More »