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Those voting early in Tuesday's CD8 special election should mail ballots on Friday to ensure their vote is counted. Read more»

Democrat Ron Barber

Democrat Ron Barber had $390,000 on hand for the remaining two weeks of the campaign to succeed former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, compared to $83,000 for Republican Jesse Kelly, according to new campaign reports. Read more» 1

The candidates during last week's debate.

Ron Barber, Jesse Kelly and Charlie Manolakis were questioned on Social Security, Medicare and the economy during a Wednesday night debate, and it's a good thing we're fresh out of beer in the Smith household, or the Social Security drinking game would have left this reporter floored. (listen to a replay) Read more» 1

Barber, Kelly and Manolakis during Wednesday's debate.

The debate between Democrat Ron Barber, Republican Jesse Kelly and Green Party candidate Charlie Manolakis broadcast Wednesday night might as well have been pre-scripted, in addition to being pre-taped. But it would've made for a good drinking game. Read more» 2

Today on Buckmaster- Conversations with state Rep. Steve Farley, certified financial planner Shelly Fishman, Green Party CD 8 candidate Charlie Manolakis and Tucson Weekly arts calendar editor Linda Ray. Read more»

Midnight is the deadline to register to vote in the CD8 special election on June 12 that will decide who fills the seat left vacant by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Read more» 1

Jesse Kelly gives his victory speech Tuesday.

Republican Jesse Kelly pulled off the primary election win he confidently predicted Tuesday, cruising with 36 percent of the vote. Read more» 4

The deadline to register to vote in the special primary election for Congressional District 8 is midnight Monday. Read more» 1

Republican candidate for CD8 Dave Sitton discusses his border security plan Thursday at his Grant Road office.

Dirty bombs, narco-terrorists and heavily armed ranchers were among issues touched on by Arizona CD8 Republican candidate Dave Sitton at the unveiling of his 10-point border security plan. Read more» 4