primary elections

Sep 15, 2022

Is it time to retire the political campaign pivot?

What is the best way to put “the pivot” behind us and elect leaders more closely aligned with the hopes and aspirations of the majority of Arizonans and who will provide pragmatic solutions to our most pressing priorities?

Rep. David Stringer and former House Speaker David Gowan
Aug 31, 2018

Few survive as political baggage weighs them down

Some candidates with varying degrees of political baggage proved more adept at second chances than others.

Aug 28, 2018

Sandra Kennedy, Kiana Sears win Corp Comm Democratic primary

Former Corporation Commissioner Sandra Kennedy has easily claimed one of two Democratic nominations for two open Arizona Corporation Commission seats.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas chats with a constituent's son at the Arizona Capitol Times' Meet the Candidates event on Aug. 1. Douglas is seeking re-election this year, but she faces four Republican challengers in the August primary. PHOTO BY KATIE CAMPBELL/ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES
Aug 28, 2018

Riggs squeaks out victory in SPI Republican primary

With five Republican contenders dividing the vote, the GOP primary race for Superintendent of Public Instruction is too close to call.

Aug 28, 2018

Wendy Rogers wins CD1 Republican primary

After an ugly primary campaign involving accusations sex trafficking, fake polls and threats of lawsuits, Arizona’s 1st Congressional District Republican appear to have selected a nominee to take on Democratic incumbent Tom O’Halleran.

Democratic candidate for superintendent of public instruction Kathy Hoffman chats with Republican candidate Frank Riggs during the Arizona Capitol Times' Meet the Candidates event. PHOTO BY KATIE CAMPBELL/ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES
Aug 28, 2018

Hoffman victorious in schools chief Democratic primary

Kathy Hoffman may have overcome her status as a political newcomer as early voting results have put her ahead by a slim margin in the Democratic primary race for superintendent of public instruction.

Rep. Paul Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, during a traffic stop in La Paz County March 27, in which he allegedly was clocked driving at 97 MPH in a 55 mph zone. The text is a transcription of the audio from the body cam video of the deputy.
Aug 28, 2018

Controversy over immunity takes toll on Mosley at LD5 polls

Early voting poll results show a controversy over misuse of legislative immunity may be the political undoing of Rep. Paul Mosley.

Aug 28, 2018

Newcomers take lead in LD24 House Dem primary

Early voting poll results show that two political newcomers could oust two-term lawmaker Rep. Ken Clark from the state Legislature.

Aug 28, 2018

Cajero Bedford long run in Legislature over

Early voting poll results show that two political newcomers could oust longtime lawmaker Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford from the state Legislature.

Aug 28, 2018

Greg Patterson takes step in political comeback

Former lawmaker and Arizona Board of Regents chairman Greg Patterson is well on his way to a political comeback.

Aug 28, 2018

Scandal-plagued Gowan wins GOP nomination for return to Legislature

David Gowan’s tumultuous turn as speaker of the House hasn’t turned off voters, who appear poised to send the Sierra Vista Republican back to the Capitol.

Aug 28, 2018

Former lawmaker John Fillmore on his way back to Capitol

Former Rep. John Fillmore, a one-term lawmaker from Apache Junction who served from 2011-12, could be returning to the state Capitol.