Politics

Polling 101: What to look for in a poll

Elections are fast approaching, and with that will come an emphasis in the media on polls.

Ducey reporting some PAC contributions as coming from individuals

The Arizona Mirror has been publishing an ongoing series about money spent by Political action committees in races in Arizona.But individual donations can be just as important, if not more so in some...

Clean Energy campaign to spend “millions” against Brnovich

As the election season heads into the home stretch, the campaign for a ballot measure that would mandate a dramatic increase in renewable energy use has largely shifted its focus from Proposition 127 to defeating Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

Which Arizona House candidates are getting PAC money?

This is the third in an ongoing series that examines spending by political action committees.Political action committees, commonly known as PACs, are a major way for candidates to raise money for their campaigns.In...

Developmental disabilities service providers say state funding for minimum wage increase lagging

State funding for organizations that care for people with developmental disabilities isn’t keeping up with Arizona’s rising minimum wage, and the groups that contract with the state to provide those services are feeling the...

Arizona Democratic Party spends big for secretary of state, not for governor

The Arizona Democratic Party is spending heavily on television ads to help Katie Hobbs in the race for secretary of state, but hasn’t made a similar investment in gubernatorial nominee David Garcia.The party...

Expelled lawmaker Shooter asks judge to order release of documents

Ousted lawmaker Don Shooter is asking a judge to order the release of files from the investigation that led to his historic expulsion from the Arizona House of Representatives for sexual harassment.Shooter is...

Newly formed anti-Proposition 126 campaign faces uphill climb

Foes of a ballot measure that aims to permanently prohibit sales taxes on services are banding together for a last-ditch effort against it, but it may be too little and too late to defeat...

What PACs are giving to Arizona senate hopefuls?

This is the second in an ongoing series that examines spending by political action committees.Political action committees, commonly known as PACs, are a major way for candidates to raise money for their campaigns.In...

RGA spending for Ducey far outpaces AZ-based contributions

The Republican Governors Association has raised more than $2 million from Arizona-based contributors during the 2018 election cycle, but that’s still far less than the national GOP organization has spent aiding Gov. Doug Ducey’s re-election campaign.