Steve Gaynor

Aug 27, 2021

Trump championed restaurant owner enters race for governor

There’s a new Republican candidate for governor, and President Trump has publicly shown support for him in the past.

Aug 6, 2021

Primaries 1-year away, races taking shape

Legislative and congressional districts could change dramatically after redistricting, and some newcomers and incumbents alike are waiting to see what the new districts look like before they decide whether to jump into a race.

Aug 6, 2021

Making competitive political districts ‘complicated’

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will as soon as August 10 decide the metrics it will use to determine “competitiveness” of the new congressional and legislative districts.

Jul 30, 2021

Redistricting panel hits road for map input

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is in the middle of a 17-day tour around the state, asking Arizonans what makes up their community of interest and how they think the state’s districts should be drawn

Jun 27, 2021

GOP candidate who lost in ’18 to run for governor

Republicans just got a fifth choice for governor. Steve Gaynor, who lost a race for secretary of state four years ago to Katie Hobbs, announced Friday he is now going after the top slot on the ballot.

Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally
Dec 28, 2018

The Breakdown: The awards show no one asked for

2018 has been an exciting year from the start. As it comes to a close we’re looking back on some of the standout moments.

Nov 19, 2018

Incoming SOS Katie Hobbs to ‘take the politics out of the office’

Secretary of State-elect Katie Hobbs will push to take the politics out of Arizona’s elections office.

Nov 17, 2018

Gaynor concedes SOS race as remaining votes dwindle

Steve Gaynor finally conceded late Friday he isn't going to be secretary of state.

Nov 16, 2018

Election Day starts weeks of political theater in AZ

Republican leads in close races on November 6 vanished as county recorders counted ballots in the days after, and Republicans turned to attacking Arizona’s electoral process, making unfounded claims of vote rigging.

Secretary of State-elect Katie Hobbs (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 15, 2018

Hobbs is poised to become secretary of state

Katie Hobbs is going to be Arizona’s next secretary of state – and a heartbeat away from governor – absent a sudden and unlikely last-minute burst of votes from Maricopa County favoring Steve Gaynor, her Republican opponent.

Secretary of State-elect Katie Hobbs (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 14, 2018

Glassman concedes, Hobbs still leads

Republican Justin Olson will be taking the second open spot on the Arizona Corporation Commission, and Democrat Katie Hobbs is making headway in her bid to be the next secretary of state.

Nov 13, 2018

Kennedy’s lead grows in Corp Comm race

The latest votes counted appear to put Democrat Sandra Kennedy close to being able to reclaim a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission.