presidential election, Trump, Biden, 2024, battleground state, Arizona
Jun 30, 2023

Analysts: Arizona will be ‘one of the keys’ to presidency, Senate in 2024

Two recent reports identify Arizona as one of four or five battleground states for the 2024 election, with one analyst saying the state could be “one of the keys to the presidency.”

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Jun 12, 2023

Voters to decide on measure that changes citizen initiative process

Legislative Republicans are asking voters to make it harder to put voter initiatives on the ballot.

late session, sine die, lawmakers, fall, Toma, Petersen, Epstein, Coughlin, Esposito
Jun 1, 2023

Rumor of late legislative session floats through capitol

Could the legislature stay in session into the fall, or until the end of the year? The rumor that lawmakers won’t adjourn sine die anytime soon has been spreading through the state capitol for weeks, even if nobody is ready to publicly endorse the idea.

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Mar 8, 2023

New ‘No Labels’ party qualifies to run candidates in 2024 

A new political party is set to field candidates in Arizona in next year’s elections and its name says something about its view of traditional party politics: the newcomer is called the No Labels Party. 

Lake, governor, campaign, election, Sinema, Senate
Feb 21, 2023

Lake looks to harness her movement after loss

Among conservatives, Kari Lake's defeat in the race for governor last year has done little to erode her standing. If anything, her refusal to acknowledge her loss only enhances her stature well beyond Arizona.

Republicans, GOP, DeWit, Ward, election, MAGA, Trump, Lake, Hobbs, Schweikert, ballots, tabulation
Jan 28, 2023

Arizona Republicans pick DeWit to lead party

Former Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit is the new chairman of the Arizona Republican Party, scoring a decisive victory in a crowded race. 

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Jan 12, 2023

Freshmen swell Freedom Caucus, defy Hobbs 

The “spear tip” of legislative conservatism is already pushing back hard against Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs, but not all the dissenters will identify themselves. 

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Oct 24, 2022

Independents – your vote will change Arizona’s future

Two strong, diversely opposite parties are vying for your independent vote. Your decision will either help maintain our democracy, freedoms, and rights, or it is possible, this will be your last opportunity to have your vote count.

voting, women's rights, 19th Amendment, Kansas, Air Force Academy, MAGA, Masters, Trump, vote, election
Oct 20, 2022

Hold ‘MAGA’ law-breakers accountable

If we, as a nation, allow those who violated their oaths to escape justice, it sends a signal to their followers that they can continue this behavior. If eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, we need to exercise that vigilance in the voting booth before that booth is closed to us, or its results ignored. 

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Oct 13, 2022

Vote for candidates with moral compass, others are trying to destroy democracy

This Nov. 8 you cannot be too busy or say you have no time to vote! Candidates that exhibit a moral compass, integrity, respect for others, and prioritize the needs of every family should be the ones who earn your vote!

Trump, election deniers, Finchem, Lake, election, voters, Hamadeh, Mayes, Romley
Oct 6, 2022

Deniers spur Republicans to endorse Dems

Rick Romley, an Arizona Republican who served more than 15 years as Maricopa County attorney, is among a group of Republicans who are crossing the political aisle to support Democrats in this year’s election, citing election fraud claims and a sense that the Republican Party they know isn’t represented by many of this year’s GOP candidates. 

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Sep 19, 2022

Once McCain’s party, Arizona GOP returns to far-right roots

The right-wing forces that John McCain marginalized within the Arizona GOP are now in full control, with profound implications for one of the nation's most closely matched battlegrounds.