U.S. Senate. race

Nov 23, 2018

Slow vote count spurs talk of changes in election laws

Arizona’s prolonged vote count has borne a batch of proposed law changes designed to speed up the process and instill more confidence in the system. It took a week in Arizona for a victor to be declared in the U.S. Senate race, which garnered national attention both for its competitiveness and the ensuing frustration of […]

Nov 2, 2018

Green candidate drops out of U.S. Senate race, throws support to Sinema

A last-minute decision by the Green Party candidate to drop out of the race for U.S. Senate could provide Democrat Kyrsten Sinema a needed bump.

Jul 27, 2017

Flake raises $4 million for expected tough re-election campaign

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who is expected to face a tough re-election campaign next year, has started aggressively fundraising, and reported having almost $3 million in the bank.

Aug 15, 2016

Pro-Ward super PAC plans seven-figure ad campaign

A super PAC supporting Kelli Ward plans to spend about $1.2 million during the last two weeks of the primary election season to aid her quest to unseat U.S. Sen. John McCain.

Jul 25, 2012

Poll: Flake holds huge lead over Cardon in U.S. Senate race

A new poll shows Jeff Flake with a commanding double-digit lead over Wil Cardon in Arizona’s U.S. Senate Republican primary contest.

Mar 28, 2012

Bivens ends Senate campaign

Faced with an uphill campaign against a primary opponent handpicked by the president and backed by the national Democratic establishment, Don Bivens on Wednesday dropped out of the U.S. Senate race, clearing the field for former Surgeon General Richard Carmona.

Mar 23, 2012

Flake looks past primary challengers to Dem opponents

As he kicked off a statewide bus tour for his U.S. Senate campaign, Congressman Jeff Flake took shots at the two Democrats vying for the seat but made no mention of his big-spending GOP primary opponent.

Mar 13, 2012

Bivens slams Flake in TV ad

Don Bivens used the first television ad of Arizona’s U.S. Senate race not to attack his Democratic primary rival, but to go after GOP frontrunner Jeff Flake.