The candidate who earned the most votes around the state in a contested race was Kimberly Yee, the incumbent Republican treasurer who trounced her Democratic opponent, Sen. Martin Quezada, D-Glendale, by 11 percentage points.
Democrats running for key statewide offices expanded narrow leads over their Republican opponents Thursday.
Incumbent Treasurer Kimberly Yee currently holds a growing lead in the treasurer’s race over Sen. Martín Quezada, D-Glendale. As of 8 a.m. Wednesday, Yee led with 56% to Quezada’s 44%, according to early unofficial results. Quezada raised nearly as much as Yee during the campaign, but he was still fighting an uphill battle against […]
Democrats and public school officials are again asking Gov. Doug Ducey to call a special legislative session to avoid over $1 billion in K-12 funding cuts this school year, months after Republicans used the promise of a special session as a carrot to bring Democrats on board with this year’s historic bipartisan budget.
Senate Republicans quashed a bid Tuesday to force a vote on legislation to forbid people from buying weapons unless they first have a background check.
Republican lawmakers are asking Gov. Doug Ducey to sign a bill they concede has no practical effect.
The Senate is preparing to select new leadership next year in both parties, and three Republicans seem confident that they can win the presidency.
A Senate panel gave a new, temporary life Monday to a bill that would restrict early voting and mandate hand counts of ballots.
A total of 14 Republican bills died on the Senate floor on Monday, the most bills struck down in one session in recent memory. Sen. Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, voted against 12 of the dead bills along with the entire Democratic caucus. Without Boyer’s vote, the Republicans did not have the 16 votes needed to pass […]
When one Democratic state senator was arrested at the start of August, his colleagues snapped into action.
State Sen. Martin Quezada, D-Glendale, was arrested with two nationally known civil rights leaders and 36 others July 26 at an anti-filibuster sit-in at the Phoenix office of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.
In letting the Senate’s audit drag on as auditors demand more subpoenaed materials, Senate President Karen Fann has managed to delay a fight within her caucus over how to handle the eventual results.