Matt Salmon

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Nov 3, 2022

Republicans split on whether to support Prop. 308 

Yes on 308, the campaign pushing the ballot measure to secure in-state college tuition for undocumented students, has touted Republican support from the start.  

Jan 8, 2022

Elections priority for GOP lawmakers

Lawmakers return to the Capitol Monday with a full agenda of things they want, ranging from reenacting what the Supreme Court voided to deciding what to do about previously approved tax cuts that are subject to voter repeal.

Dec 23, 2021

Promises to complete border wall iffy

Seizing on one of the most potent and polarizing symbols in national politics, some GOP candidates for Arizona governor are promising to finish the wall along Arizona's border with Mexico.

Dec 17, 2021

Classroom cameras spur Lake challengers

A proposal to put cameras in public school classrooms has stirred two Republican candidates for governor to go on the offensive against the front-runner, providing a preview of battles to come in the primary race. 

Dec 7, 2021

Ducey against classroom cameras

Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday lambasted a proposal by a GOP gubernatorial contender to put video cameras in every classroom in the state, saying it could lead to "predators'' monitoring children. 

Aug 27, 2021

Trump championed restaurant owner enters race for governor

There’s a new Republican candidate for governor, and President Trump has publicly shown support for him in the past.

Aug 6, 2021

Primaries 1-year away, races taking shape

Legislative and congressional districts could change dramatically after redistricting, and some newcomers and incumbents alike are waiting to see what the new districts look like before they decide whether to jump into a race.

Jun 27, 2021

GOP candidate who lost in ’18 to run for governor

Republicans just got a fifth choice for governor. Steve Gaynor, who lost a race for secretary of state four years ago to Katie Hobbs, announced Friday he is now going after the top slot on the ballot.

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Jun 25, 2021

Campaign launches range from amateurish to slick

Several political consultants accepted the Arizona Capitol Times’ invitation to critique the campaign kick-offs and comment on how their candidacies stack up.

Jun 16, 2021

Salmon joins crowded GOP gubernatorial race

Matt Salmon, who came within 1,819 votes of becoming governor nearly two decades ago, is making another bid for the office.

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May 21, 2021

Races for 2022 statewide offices taking shape

Arizona is sitting somewhere between keeping the 2020 election alive and preparing for the 2022 election, where all statewide executive offices will be on the ballot as well as a U.S. Senate seat.

Former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce, with bottle, and wife Sherry Pierce, both of whom stand accused in a bribery scheme, leave U.S. District Court in Phoenix after their arraignment on June 7, 2017.
May 18, 2018

Array of Arizona politicians, lobbyists connected to bribery case

The bribery trial of a former regulator, a utility owner and a lobbyist has tentacles that stretch to many others in Arizona’s political universe – some more than others.