Apr 20, 2015

State GOP votes to keep primary open to independents

An attempt by grassroots conservatives to close next year’s GOP to independent voters fell flat after the Arizona Republican Party’s executive committee decided not to spend money on the lawsuit it would take to accomplish that goal.

Mar 12, 2015

House again votes against moving up date of Arizona primary

The Arizona House has for the second time voted down a proposal to move the state's primary elections from the fourth Tuesday in August to the second Tuesday in July.

Jul 31, 2014

Arizonans to begin receiving early ballots

The state of Arizona has started mailing early ballots to registered voters across the state as primary election approaches.

Jul 28, 2014

Unfaithful primary candidates court the party faithful

As the primary election draws near, Democratic and Republican candidates for public office in Arizona are preaching the importance of voting in the primary election. It decides the fate of most of Arizona’s elected offices and designates the party’s representative for the general election in competitive races.

Jul 23, 2014

Deadline nearing to register for Arizona primary

Arizonans have less than a week to register to vote in the state's Aug. 26 primary election.

Jul 11, 2014

In crowded AZ LD20 House race, Seel is the favorite of precinct committeemen

At the state Capitol, Republican Rep. Carl Seel isn’t always treated with deference by his colleagues. Seel is the only Republican in the House who is not a freshman and does not hold a position in leadership or a committee chairmanship. He formerly was chairman of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, but had that role was stripped from him in 2013.

Jun 2, 2014

Income tax cuts emerge as key issue in AZ GOP gubernatorial race

Depending on who wins the Republican primary in the hotly contested governor’s race, Arizona may see some major cuts, even the outright elimination, in income taxes.

May 28, 2014

AZ governor candidates Ducey, Riggs file day before deadline

Two Republican candidates vying to be governor of Arizona have filed necessary signatures to get on the ballot.

Nov 21, 2013

Arizona decertifies Green Party for low numbers

The Green Party has lost its automatic spot on Arizona ballots because it doesn't have enough registered party members and also didn't have enough members vote in last year's presidential election.

Arizona marijuana law to be tested in court
Nov 11, 2013

Arizona targets lax medical marijuana doctors

Arizona health officials are looking to root out physicians who are improperly recommending medical marijuana for patients who claim to suffer from chronic pain.

Nov 1, 2013

Surgeon to challenge Worsley in Senate primary

An orthopedic surgeon from the East Valley is poised to challenge Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, in next year’s Republican primary.

Oct 28, 2013

Targeted Democrats continue stockpiling funds for congressional re-election bids

WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.