Arizona

AZ-02: Brandon Martin (R)
House Watch
AZ-02: Brandon Martin (R)
2020-11-03 03:42:06
by TWN Staff

About Martin:  While growing up Martin worked the local farms in his community. Later he installed floors and subfloors.  Later in life, Martin served the youth in his community. He coached youth football and has acted as a substitute teacher. ... Read More

AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
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AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
2020-11-03 03:34:03
by TWN Staff

About Kirkpatrick:  Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona and moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona. She worked as a prosecutor, starting her career in the Pima County Attorney’s office, before going on to serve... Read More

AZ-01: Tom O’Halleran (D)
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AZ-01: Tom O’Halleran (D)
2020-11-03 03:26:54
by TWN Staff

About O’Halleran:  Growing up, Tom O’Halleran was eager to serve and protect his community as a police officer. In 1966, at 20 years old, he joined the Chicago Police Department, where he was an officer and then a sergeant in... Read More

AZ-06: David Schweikert (R)
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AZ-06: David Schweikert (R)
2020-10-30 19:47:02
by TWN Staff

About Schweikert: David Schweikert is serving his fifth term in the United States Congress.  He holds a seat on the Ways and Means Committee, having previously served on the Financial Services Committee.  He also sits on the bicameral Joint Economic... Read More

AZ-01: Tiffany Shedd (R)
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AZ-01: Tiffany Shedd (R)
2020-10-30 01:12:21
by TWN Staff

About Shedd:  Tiffany Shedd grew up in Pinal County, Ariz.  A small business owner, farmer and natural resource attorney, she is also a former bi-lingual kindergarten teacher, who worked her way through college and law school at the University of... Read More

Cannabis, No Longer So Divisive, Draws More Conservative Support
State News
Cannabis, No Longer So Divisive, Draws More Conservative Support

As Americans head to the polls more divided than ever on social and economic issues, there's one thing they're actually coming together on: cannabis. Much has been made of whether a victory for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, or a potential liberal... Read More

AZ Senate: Mark Kelly (D)
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AZ Senate: Mark Kelly (D)
2020-10-28 13:55:38
by TWN Staff

About Kelly: Mark Kelly is a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona. Kelly, the son of two police officers, grew up attending public schools from elementary school until enrolling in the United States Merchant Marine Academy and U.S.... Read More

AZ Senate: Martha McSally (R)
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AZ Senate: Martha McSally (R)
2020-10-28 13:53:15
by TWN Staff

About McSally: Incumbent Martha McSally earned an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy in 1988 before receiving her master’s from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1990. McSally was graduate number 21 of 103 in... Read More

Fearing Their Votes Won’t Count, Arizonans Rush to Cast Ballots Early
State News
Fearing Their Votes Won’t Count, Arizonans Rush to Cast Ballots Early

PHOENIX — Emilio Alvarado typically takes his time with his ballot, mulling the candidates and propositions, eventually mailing it in close to Election Day. Not this year, says the contractor and veteran who traditionally has voted for Republicans across the... Read More

Biden Supporters Flock From Other States to Door-Knock in Arizona, Where it Matters
2020 Elections
Biden Supporters Flock From Other States to Door-Knock in Arizona, Where it Matters

PHOENIX — Alex Rosado hasn’t hugged his father in months, and he blames President Donald Trump. Rosado said the president’s failure to contain the coronavirus pandemic has kept him away from his dad and made him want to work that... Read More

Arizona: The Battleground State With The Sharpest Divides
2020 Elections
Arizona: The Battleground State With The Sharpest Divides
2020-10-02 15:24:19
by Dan McCue

You can call it the battleground state with the sharpest divisions. Like the jagged edges that course through the Grand Canyon, Arizona's political landscape is marked by sharp distinctions, shadows and hazardous crevices. As the Oct. 7 start of early... Read More

Federal Judge Rejects Request by Navajos for Extra Time to Count Their Ballots
State News
Federal Judge Rejects Request by Navajos for Extra Time to Count Their Ballots
2020-09-29 16:02:51
by Dan McCue

A federal judge in Arizona has rejected a request from members of the Navajo Nation that elections officials be given 10 extra days to count their mail-in ballots. The six Navajo plaintiffs had asked for the extension because service is... Read More

Rapper Kanye West Kicked Off Virginia Ballot by Court Order
2020 Elections
Rapper Kanye West Kicked Off Virginia Ballot by Court Order
2020-09-04 21:33:01
by Tom Ramstack

RICHMOND -- Rap star Kanye West was booted off Virginia’s ballot this week by a judge who accused him of using deceptive tactics to qualify as a candidate for president. Last week, Virginia’s Board of Elections determined West qualified to... Read More

How Joe Arpaio’s Return Could Haunt Trump in Battleground Arizona
2020 Elections
How Joe Arpaio’s Return Could Haunt Trump in Battleground Arizona

WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump carried Arizona on his way to the White House four years ago, voters were simultaneously ushering another nationally renowned Republican with polarizing views on law enforcement and immigration out of office. Now Joe Arpaio is... Read More

Once More Into the Fray: Battles Brewing in Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina
2020 Elections
Once More Into the Fray: Battles Brewing in Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina
2020-01-24 16:31:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The story is a familiar one if you've been reading or talking about battleground and swing states this election cycle. Thanks to a combination of Donald Trump’s razor-thin wins and Hillary Clinton's narrow losses in 2016, and the... Read More

Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience
Supreme Court
Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience
2019-09-03 15:48:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday told a record crowd that had turned out to see her at the National Book Festival that "something needs to be done about partisan gerrymandering." Ginsburg was responding to... Read More

Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market
Economy
Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market
2019-07-17 17:54:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - International investment in residential real estate in the United States plunged 36% in the past year as Chinese buyers fled the market, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. The sobering analysis comes via the Realtors' annual survey... Read More

Kyrsten Sinema Becomes First Female Senator Elected From Arizona
Arizona
Kyrsten Sinema Becomes First Female Senator Elected From Arizona

Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has made history by becoming the first woman elected to represent Arizona in the Senate. She defeated Republican Rep. Martha McSally after several days of ballot counting. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Sinema led McSally 50 percent ... Read More

AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
Arizona
AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
2018-11-05 23:34:09
by AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)

Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona, moved to Tucson to get her college education, and has performed a lifetime of service for Arizona families. She has also worked as a prosecutor, starting her career in the Pima ... Read More

ARIZONA'S 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Arizona
ARIZONA'S 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 01:53:45
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: One of the largest districts in the country, this rural northeastern Arizona district has a large Native American population and agriculture roots. Although the district voted for Trump in the 2016 election, Democrat Tom O’Halleran, the ... Read More

ARIZONA SENATE (open)
Arizona
ARIZONA SENATE (open)
2018-11-03 00:18:50
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: With control over the Senate at stake, this is a must win for Democrats. Kyrsten Sinema, the Blue Dog Representative from Tucson, is running against Martha McSally, the retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, in what ... Read More

On the Trail: Countdown to the Midterms
2018 Midterms
On the Trail: Countdown to the Midterms
2018-10-19 17:58:59
by TWN Staff

AZ (Senate): Candidates for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat, U.S. Representatives Kyrsten Sinema (D) and Martha McSally (R), debated at an event hosted by Arizona PBS and the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. Watch the debate... Read More

AZ SENATE: Kyrsten Sinema (D)
Arizona
AZ SENATE: Kyrsten Sinema (D)

Kyrsten knows firsthand the challenges everyday families face in Arizona. Born in Tucson, Kyrsten faced tough times as a kid, but she learned the power of hard work and the importance of helping others. Read More

AZ-09: Greg Stanton (D)
Arizona
AZ-09: Greg Stanton (D)
2018-09-08 15:00:17
by AZ-09: Greg Stanton (D)

Mayor Greg Stanton delivers results for Arizona families, with a focus on creating good jobs and building a strong local economy that works for everyone. Under his leadership, Phoenix has created thousands of quality jobs and recently saw the highest ... Read More

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