Republicans aim to ban ranked choice voting
Legislative Republicans are working to outlaw ranked choice voting despite the fact the practice isn’t used in Arizona.
Republican legislators announce formal opposition to ranked choice voting
The Arizona Freedom Caucus wants to preemptively prohibit any use of ranked choice voting to decide city, state, county or federal elections, Republican lawmakers in the caucus said Wednesday morning at a news conference in the state Senate building.
Alaska’s instant run-off election system is democracy in action, could work well in Arizona
Instant run-off elections also have a positive affect on the way campaigns are run. Going forward, Congresswoman Pertola is accountable to all Alaskans, not just a small number of partisans (as is too often the case in Arizona). This means she must address the concerns of a broad spectrum of Alaskans as she governs.
DuVal lashes out at Ducey over “tooth fairy math”
The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.
Palin backs Ducey in governor’s race
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin endorsed Doug Ducey in the crowded GOP primary for governor, making her the most recent in a string of high-profile national Republicans to back the treasurer in the six-way race.
Capitol Quotes: April 25, 2014
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.
Comparing Andy Biggs to Harry Reid: Sarah Palin blasts Arizona Senate president’s stand on constitutional convention
Arizona’s Senate president is under fire from an unlikely source within his own political party: Sarah Palin
Palin rallies East Valley voters for Adams
Hundreds of Sarah Palin fans suffered the sweltering Valley heat today to see the former Alaskan governor at an election-eve barbeque in support of Kirk Adams in his primary bid for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District.
Palin endorses Flake in Arizona US Senate race
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has thrown her support behind Jeff Flake in the Arizona U.S. Senate race. Flake announced the endorsement Monday, saying he's gratified to receive Palin's backing.
McCain to Santorum: Time for ‘graceful exit’
WASHINGTON a�� Sen. John McCain says Rick Santorum should recognize "it's time for a graceful exit" from the Republican presidential campaign in the wake of Mitt Romney's sweep of primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Brewer touts immigration law in book
Gov. Jan Brewer provides behind-the-scenes details in her new book about her handling of Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law last year, including a tense meeting with President Barack Obama and her administration's attempts to avoid being branded racist over the crackdown on illegal immigrants.
ACLU digging for answers in TUSD decision
The ACLU of Arizona filed a public records request with the Dept of Education yesterday, asking for records pertaining to the Mexican American Studies investigation, including all communications related to the program to or from the superintendent dating back to 2007, including those with lawmakers, political parties and state officials.