PHOENIX — The lawyer for Republican legislative leaders has asked the state Court of Appeals to continue to let politicians take more money from donors, arguing in effect that the old limits were unconstitutional.
PHOENIX — Saying a quick answer is needed, the Citizens Clean Elections Commission asked the Court of Appeals on Wednesday to overturn a trial judge’s decision allowing candidates to take a lot more money from political supporters.
PHOENIX — A judge late Thursday cleared the way for politicians to start taking much more money from private donors and political action committees for their campaigns.
PHOENIX — Supporters of public funding of elections made a last-ditch effort Tuesday to stop privately financed candidates from starting to load up on cash donations next week.
PHOENIX - The state's chief election officer wants tighter financial reporting laws so voters know who is really funding campaigns.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer is using the first big dip into her federal political action committee to try to end the political career of former state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.
PHOENIX - A special-interest group formed by several Republicans last year has pumped $500,000 into a campaign to kill a proposed 1-cent sales tax dedicated to education, kids health and roads.
Democrat Ron Barber raised more money in the last five weeks than any other Southern Arizona candidate for U.S. House - and it wasn't even close.
Democrat Richard Carmona brought in more money this quarter than his opponents in the U.S. Senate race, but his campaign war chest still falls short of Republican Jeff Flake's. Meanwhile, Barber leads CD2 fund-raising while Grijalva leads in CD3 and Kirkpatrick in CD1.
Republican congressional candidate Frank Antenori raised less than $37,000 through March 28 - at least $96,000 less than the other three GOP contenders.