Fann pulls ahead as Yavapai County reports election results
A new face will be replacing longtime legislator Andy Tobin in the state House in January, as three-time legislative candidate Noel Campbell took the lead over former lawmaker Linda Gray for the second seat in Legislative District 1.
Ducey self-funds another $150,000
Doug Ducey doesn’t appear to be taking anything for granted as the Republican primary for governor enters its final phase, contributing another $150,000 to his campaign.
Brewer: Smith is the candidate who would carry on her legacy
Gov. Jan Brewer endorsed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith at an event at Mesa’s Cubs Park on Thursday, touting him as the candidate who will build on the work she’s done in the past five-plus years.
As more AZ independents vote in primaries, GOP eyes closing them
The number of independents voting in the partisan primary election on Aug. 26 is expected to surge this year. And with nearly all the primary election action concentrated on the Republican side, independents are overwhelmingly choosing to vote in the GOP primary.
Ducey, Smith, DuVal announce big fundraising hauls
The first fundraising period of 2014 was a good one for GOP gubernatorial hopefuls Doug Ducey and Scott Smith, who pulled in about $1 million apiece since the start of January.
Judge skeptical of Green Party pleas
A federal judge said that efforts by the Green Party to qualify for a place on the Arizona ballot this year may be legally insufficient.
Higher contribution limits don’t translate into avalanche of cash
Legislators who approved a controversial election law this year and are hoping to get a serious bump in their fundraising efforts should not expect to see an avalanche of hefty checks coming their way.
New contribution limits could be game-changer for campaigns
Campaign cash may come pouring into some of Arizona’s top races next year thanks to a new law allowing candidates to raise far more money.
Critics say the bill will flood campaigns with more money and influence-buying, and that it may be the final nail in the coffin of Arizona’s voter-approved Clean Elections system.
Brewer increases Arizona campaign finance limits
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Thursday a Republican-backed measure that wildly increases campaign finance limits and undermines the state's public campaign funding program enacted by voters to limit money in politics.
No contenders yet for 4 Prescott council posts
No candidates have officially signed up to run for four open City Council seats in Prescott even though nominating packets have been available to prospective candidates for about four weeks.
Clean Elections funding limits raised for 2014
Arizona's Secretary of State is adjusting funding limits for candidates using Clean Elections money to run their campaigns.
Committee takes first step in changing voting laws
Hoping to lessen the crush of provisional ballots that delayed the final tally after the November election, the new Senate Elections Committee took its first step in changing the laws governing Arizona’s Permanent Early Voter List.