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It's official: Arizonans won't get the last word on a series of controversial changes in state election law.
Gov. Jan Brewer is building up her war chest to help elect like-minded Republicans to Congress.
Rejecting pleas to let voters have the last word, a Republican-dominated House panel took the first steps Thursday to kill a referendum drive to force a public vote on changes to state election laws.
A group opposed to a sweeping Republican-backed election law signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in June filed more than 146,000 petition signatures Wednesday that will block the law temporarily and refer it to voters next year if the signatures are certified.
PHOENIX — Despite limited success last time, Gov. Jan Brewer is again building up a war chest to try to influence federal elections in Arizona — and elsewhere.
Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
Vernon Parker wipes his face before an interview during his election party at Tomaso's in Phoenix on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Parker won the 9th district congressional GOP nomination.
Arizona has conducted its first general election using new congressional and legislative district maps, resulting in several excruciatingly tight congressional races as well as a handful of legislative contests that went undecided for more than a week after Election Day.
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2012 file photo, Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema addresses the crowd election night for the U.S. House race in District 9 in Phoenix. Sinema edged out Republican Vernon Parker in the 9th District. Arizona has conducted its first general election using new congressional and legislative district maps, resulting in several excruciatingly tight congressional races as well as a handful of legislative contests that went undecided for more than a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)
Former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been elected to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district, emerging victorious after a bitterly fought race that featured millions of dollars in attack ads.
FILE - In a Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, former Democratic Arizona State Sen. and Arizona congressional candidate Kyrsten Sinema addresses residents in a neighborhood in Mesa, Ariz. Sinema has defeated Republican challenger Vernon Parker for Arizona's 9th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
The battle between former state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and ex-Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker for Arizona's 9th Congressional District continues to rage on as local agencies work to tabulate early and provisional ballots.
The District 9 Congressional race could be one of the closest races in Arizona and both candidates admit Independent voters will decide the winner.
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A judge on Tuesday threw out a bid by some Republicans to void the congressional lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission, at least for the time being.
A Tennessee businessman with a penchant for collecting cars is helping Jan Brewer elect Republicans to Congress, here and elsewhere.
Education is the foundation to form a more perfect union and to continue to have the greatest economy this planet has ever seen. I’m a student at Mesa Community College, graduating this winter to attend Arizona State University and try to pursue a degree in law. I’m also a voter in Congressional District 9 and recently have heard about an up and coming debate between the two candidates Vernon Parker and Kyrsten Sinema. I think this would be a great idea for the voters of CD9 to see these two candidates talk about their views on education in a robust debate.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman are teaming up on Oct. 5 to introduce Republican U.S. House candidate Vernon Parker to voters in the southeast Valley portion of the new 9th Congressional District.
Republican candidate for Congressional District 9, Vernon Parker, paid a visit to an Ahwatukee Foothills business on Thursday in an attempt to better understand the needs and challenges of a small business.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Democrats are used to be being the stepchildren of Arizona politics.
Arizona’s primary election may indicate the tea party is losing some of its influence, public opinion experts said after Tuesday’s vote.
Vernon Parker gives his acceptance speech at Tomaso's in Phoenix on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Parker won the 9th district congressional GOP nomination.