9th Circuit to hear appeal on McSally’s appointment
Federal appellate judges have agreed to decide whether Martha McSally can continue to serve as a U.S. senator at least through the 2020 election.
Federal judge rules McSally gets to keep U.S. Senate until 2020 election
Martha McSally can keep John McCain's Senate seat until at least the 2020 election, a federal judge ruled late Thursday.
Libertarian pushes court to rule on challenge to U.S. senator appointment
Saying time is running out, the former chairman of the Arizona Libertarian Party wants the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to order an election – and soon -- to decide who fills out the term of John McCain.
9th Circuit upholds law to burden Libertarian candidates
A federal appeals court has upheld a 2015 state law which the Libertarian Party charges – and some Republican lawmakers admitted – was specifically designed to keep its candidates off the ballot.
Ducey attorneys respond to lawsuit challenging process of Senate appointment
In legal papers filed Friday, Brett Johnson, who is leading the legal team, acknowledged that vacancies in the U.S. Senate must be filled by a special election. But Johnson told U.S. District Court Judge Diane Humetewa that the U.S. Constitution allows the Legislature to let Ducey name a senator to serve until the next regular election.
Coalition of voters takes Ducey to court over filling U.S. Senate seat
The former leader of Arizona’s Libertarian Party filed a lawsuit against Gov. Doug Ducey Wednesday, arguing he must immediately hold a special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by John McCain.
Federal judge upholds law to keep Libertarians off ballot
A federal judge has rebuffed a bid by the Libertarian Party to kill an Arizona law even its sponsors concede was designed to make it harder for minor party candidates to get on the general election ballot.
Capitol Quotes: July 1, 2011
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.
Illegal immigration policies dominate county attorney debate
Interim Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley spent much of an hour debate July 20 defending his record on S1070 and immigration enforcement.