The Arizona Capitol Times sat down with Republican party chairman Randy Pullen and Democratic party chairman Don Bivens to talk about the election results, their parties' fortunes and their professional futures.Read More »
When Don Bivens moved to Arizona in the late 1970s to begin practicing law, he asked people how he could get involved with the Democratic Party and quickly met a young politician named Terry Goddard who ushered him into the organization.
Since then, Bivens has stayed active in the party, ascending to party chairman in 2007.
Gov. Jan Brewer will choose one person from among three candidates to appoint to the state Game and Fish Commission.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's nearly two years in office have seen both handshakes and verbal spats between her and Republican lawmakers, setting markers that create expectations for more of the same for the next four years.Read More »
Arizona’s medical marijuana proposition is still losing by more than 3,300 votes, a gap that has stayed relatively steady over the last 24 hours. But it’s still too close to call Proposition 203, as 78,000 early and provisional ballots remain to be counted.Read More »
We see lots of things from our virtual perch high above 1700 W. Washington. Our exposure to all things political in Arizona typically results in some mix of these three reactions: Often we laugh, occasionally we’re astonished, and rarely we’re ...Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer dominated the governor’s race, winning a full term on the Ninth Floor with a 14-point win over Democratic Attorney General Terry Goddard.Read More »
Nationally, Democrats suffered disaster in the general election. In Arizona, it was even worse. For the first time since 1994, Republicans swept Arizona’s statewide offices. Even the Attorney General’s Office, which has been in Democratic hands for the past 12 years, couldn’t withstand the Republican tsunami.Read More »
With nearly half the state’s precincts reporting vote totals, Republicans looked poised to sweep Arizona’s statewide offices for the first time since 1994. By 9:15 p.m., the Republicans’ statewide slate took the stage at the Arizona GOP’s election night party ...Read More »
Despite the national trend of a Republican sweep, the crowd at three-quarters full ballroom at the Democratic stronghold Wyndham Hotel in Phoenix seemed somewhat unaware that they were supposed to lose.Read More »