Term limit

Nov 1, 2013

Hot contests

Early voting in the 2014 primary begins in nine months, and candidates are already firing up their campaigns.

Feb 20, 2012

McCune Davis says Legislature is more ‘locked in philosophy’ this time around

As Rep. Debbie McCune Davis enters her 26th year of service as a lawmaker, she reveals how losing a Corporation Commission race helped her career and the issues that keep her coming back to the Legislature, even when she’s at odds with how it’s functioning.

Apr 11, 2011

Salmon eyes U.S. House run in 2012

Jeff Flake replaced Matt Salmon in the U.S. House of Representatives, and now Salmon says he may seek to return the favor and return to Congress.

Nov 1, 2010

Capitol Quotes: Oct. 29, 2010

“In aggregate, I would give term limits a net minus, but I don’t attribute every ill that we have to term limits. They’re not responsible for 110 degrees in July.” — Kevin McCarthy, president of the Arizona Tax Research Association, talking about the movement to repeal term limits for politicians.

Nov 1, 2010

Arizona’s Government: The Next 100 Years

As Arizona nears its 100th birthday, we find ourselves divided, polarized and in desperate need of a government system that will serve us well for the next 100 years.

Nov 1, 2010

Politicians, lobbyists agree power has shifted into unelected hands

Political activists and observers say term limits should be termed out, but average voters seem to like the law just the way it is.

May 25, 2010

Session Wrap 2010

Unlike year’s past, lawmakers in 2010 wrapped up their work in late April, the earliest ending time in a decade. This year’s annual Session Wrap looks at the successes conservative legislators had in pushing policy, especially in the realm of social policy, and slashing government spending. There are also analyses of daily attendance and voting performance, as well as a look at which lawmakers[...]

May 21, 2010

Five senators signing off after this year

Half of the Senate won’t be coming back to the 30-person chamber in 2011. A majority of them face term limits and therefore cannot seek re-election. But some have decided to retire, for now at least.

May 20, 2010

Navajo president’s re-election bid contested

A Navajo presidential hopeful has filed an expected challenge to tribal President Joe Shirley's bid for a third consecutive term and contends he's breaking the law on term limits.