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Absent a federal court order, Arizonans may not get to cast their ballots this year for any Green Party candidates.
Amid the multiple protestations concerning the controversial and now-vetoed SB 1062 were a collection of East Valley leaders and organizations concerned with how the bill would, and still might, hurt the state’s reputation.
Three seventh- and eighth-grade students from Payne Junior High School in the Chandler Unified School District were honored for their creative writing talents by the Arizona Education Foundation in the 2014 Polly Rosenbaum Writing Contest.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
Payne Junior High School students Kaylee Ivie, Jin Ni and Maya Mortensen pose with Secretary of State Ken Bennett and Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal. The three students who attend the Queen Creek school each won an award for their creative writing talents. [Submitted photo]
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to cut down on so-called “dark money” in political campaigns but with no clear indication that it will work – and whether it's even legal.
The field of Republicans who want to be governor got more crowded Wednesday, with the latest entry being a former California congressman.
Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones introduced herself and provided a few details about her campaign to a collection of approximately 40 voters in Mesa during an event on Jan. 20.
A lawyer for a Democratic attorneys general group told the state Court of Appeals Tuesday that organizations have a constitutional right to run what amounts to anonymous “hit pieces” on candidates right before an election.
In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.
Mayor Scott Smith concluded months of speculation by announcing his intent to run for governor on Jan. 9.
Eight months before the primary, state Treasurer Doug Ducey already has collected more private cash in his bid for governor than his publicly funded foes have any chance of getting.
Everyone has done a list of the Top 10 events of the past year.
Unable to get elected governor in three tries, Democrat Terry Goddard is now hoping to get to the state's No. 2 spot.
It may be that Arizonans know more about who is the secretary of state than the treasurer.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
A hearing into whether Attorney General Tom Horne violated state campaign finance laws is being pushed back because of a murder case.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for four Arizona groups involved with voter registration are trying to get a federal judge to kill a bid by Secretary of State Ken Bennett to require proof of citizenship from all who register to vote.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX – Arizonans may not get a chance to vote Green at the next election.
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday with a proposal to replace the state's income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
Ken Bennett kicks off his campaign for governor on Nov. 12, 2013, with a proposal to make consumers pay sales taxes on more items but with what he said would be a trade-off of eliminating the state income tax.
PHOENIX — Twice defeated in congressional races and rebuffed by voters in his bid to change election laws, radio station owner Rick Murphy is now trying to become the state's chief executive.
PHOENIX — Tom Horne is crowing that he's leading a GOP primary challenger and his likely Democratic foe — or at least he was.
PHOENIX — Not willing to maintain a dual registration system, Secretary of State Ken Bennett wants a court to order the federal Election Assistance Commission to modify its voter registration forms to demand proof of citizenship.