Poll: Arizona Senate Race Surprisingly Close

By: Wednesday September 12, 2012 12:03 pm

The open Senate race in Arizona may be turning into a surprisingly competitive contest. The seat was left open when Republican Jon Kyl decided to retire, but most viewed it as a likely hold for Republicans given the leanings of the state.  But a new PPP poll of likely voters for the League of Conservation [...]

Democrats Likely to Hold Gifford’s Former House Seat

By: Monday June 11, 2012 11:54 am

It looks like Democrats will manage to hold on to Arizona’s 8th Congressional district, the seat once held by “Gabby” Giffords, according to a new poll by Public Policy Polling. The firm found that Democratic candidate Ron Barber holds a commanding 12 point lead over Republican Jesse Kelly. A special election is taking place tomorrow [...]

Primary Night Primer: Michigan and Arizona

By: Tuesday February 28, 2012 3:24 pm

People are currently going to the polls to vote in the Republican Presidential primaries in Arizona and Michigan. In Michigan most polls will be closed at 8 pm Eastern with a few polling locations closing at 9 pm Eastern. In Arizona all polls will be closed by 9 pm Eastern. In Arizona, Mitt Romney is [...]

Romney Holds Huge Lead in Arizona

By: Monday February 27, 2012 10:08 am

While polls in Michigan remain extremely close, Mitt Romney at least appears to be on track to score one victory tomorrow in Arizona. According to PPP he currently holds a huge double digit lead over the rest of the Republican presidential field. From PPP: Mitt Romney is headed for an overwhelming victory in Arizona’s primary [...]

All Polls Show Romney Leading in Arizona

By: Wednesday February 22, 2012 10:28 am

At the very least it looks like Mitt Romney will secure one win next Tuesday, in Arizona. Next week has GOP primaries in Michigan and Arizona. While polling indicates there is a decent chance Rick Santorum could win Michigan, all the recent polling of Arizona shows Romney with the lead. The NBC News/Marist poll found [...]

February Could Be Romney’s Firewall

By: Friday December 9, 2011 1:10 pm

According to current polling, January is shaping up to be a tough month for Mitt Romney. There are four contests in January: Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Florida. Romney currently leads only in New Hampshire, while Newt Gingrich has a double digit lead in the other three states. But the Republican primary calendar in [...]

Obamafication: Will White House Try to Nationalize House Races in 2012?

By: Monday April 4, 2011 8:04 pm

Over at First Read, they are reporting that the Obama campaign is going to “attempt to at least experiment with organizing” in Arizona, Georgia and Texas. While, in theory, I could conceive of how Arizona or Georgia might end up coming into play in a relatively close 2012 election, I agree with Jon Chait, there [...]

The State of Pima: New, Smaller, Fairer States as a Path to a More Representative Democracy

By: Saturday March 5, 2011 10:30 am

A group of Arizonans in Pima County, which is a relatively blue slice of a rather red state, are pushing to break away from Arizona and form their own state. This unusual (though not unprecedented) move would actually come with a lot of rewards. From KGUN9 via Ben Smith: One group is so fed up [...]

Arizonans Set to Contemplate “Senator” Joe Arpaio

By: Tuesday February 15, 2011 4:08 pm

Here is some rather frightening news from Arizona. Ultra anti-immigration Sheriff Joe Arpaio is eying a possible promotion to ultra anti-immigration Senator Joe Arpaio. From the Hill: Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Monday he is open to the possibility of running for the seat of retiring Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) in 2012. Arpaio, the conservative [...]

Today is the Last Day to Register to Vote in Arizona

By: Monday October 4, 2010 11:38 am

Attention Arizona: today is your last chance to register to vote if you want to help pass Prop 203 and bring medical marijuana to your state. As of 11:59pm tonight, if you’re not registered to vote at your current address, you can’t vote on November 2. Click here to register to vote online in Arizona.

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