raquel teran

Schweikert, Congress, election
Jul 25, 2023

Open, targeted House seats drive fundraising as numerous hopefuls line up

Arizona is expected to be a battleground for presidential and Senate races in 2024, but it’s looking as if the state could also have some high-profile House races.

precinct committeemen, boards of supervisors, Bravo, Senate, House
May 8, 2023

Bravo to move to Senate to replace Terán

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to select former Rep. Flavio Bravo, D-Phoenix, to replace former Sen. Raquel Terán in the state Senate, meaning the district will now have to select a replacement for Bravo in the House of Representatives. 

Democrats, Gallego, election, ballots, Sinema, No Labels, lawsuit
Apr 17, 2023

LD26 nominates 3 to fill vacant Senate seat

Precinct committeemen in Legislative District 26 selected Reps. Cesar Aguilar, D-Phoenix, Flavio Bravo, D-Phoenix, and political newcomer Quant’a Crews as candidates to replace former lawmaker Raquel Terán in the state Senate.

legislation, child sex dollars, Senate, House, Nguyen, Bliss
Apr 14, 2023

Senate approves 4-year continuation for school for deaf, blind

In what has become a mysterious political struggle, state senators on Thursday debated on how long to allow the Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind to operate before it must return to the Legislature for approval to continue as a state agency.

Apr 13, 2023

Terán resigns to run for Congress

Sen. Raquel Terán resigned today. “It has been an honor and an absolute privilege to serve the people of this district and the State of Arizona,” Terán, a Phoenix Democrat, wrote in her resignation letter. The letter does not give a reason for the resignation, but Terán confirmed she resigned to focus on her Congressional bid.

free enterprise, Ducey,
Mar 25, 2022

Ducey to decide on first 2022 election bill

The first election bill of the 2022 legislative session made its way to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk, setting up a test for the governor, who has largely avoided talking about what election-related measures he supports. 

Mar 18, 2022

Ending mail-in ballots would bring ‘electoral chaos’

If the Arizona Supreme Court rules early voting is unconstitutional, Maricopa County could see ten times as many voters come to the polls and, elsewhere in the state, officials say it would lead to “electoral chaos.” 

Jan 22, 2022

Last straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats censure Sen. Sinema

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party's most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many consider essential to preserving democracy.

Oct 27, 2021

County supervisors appoint 3 lawmakers

The legislative game of musical chairs continued this week as supervisors in Maricopa and Pinal counties named three new appointees to fill vacancies in the Arizona House of Representatives.  In Maricopa County, Christian Solorio will take the Legislative District 30 House seat vacated by now-Sen. Raquel Terán, a Democrat, who filled the Senate seat vacated […]

Sep 15, 2021

Musical chairs: Rep. Terán to fill vacant Senate seat

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Rep. Raquel Terán to fill the Legislative District 30 state Senate seat, a vacancy created by the resignation of Tony Navarrete in August.

Aug 12, 2021

Steps to replace Navarrete begin

One of Tony Navarrete’s former seatmates is interested in filling the state Senate seat Navarrete left after he was charged with multiple sex crimes against children, and the other is considering it.

Jul 23, 2021

Senate audit fundraising boon for GOP

The Arizona Senate’s election audit has become a fundraising tool for candidates and state parties since it began in April, and the past three months have shown Republicans coming out on top.