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Alison Jones ousts Jo Holt as Pima Dems chair by 4 votes

Activist Alison Jones won the votes of precinct committeemen Saturday, beating sitting Pima County Democratic Party Chair Jo Holt by a narrow margin.... Read more»1

Election 2018

Grijalva cruises to win, Kirkpatrick holds strong lead over Marquez Peterson

Rep. Raul Grijalva easily won a ninth term Tuesday, while fellow Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick held an 11-point lead over Republican candidate Lea Marquez Peterson in CD 2. Plus: more local and state election results.... Read more»

Pima Dems disavow CD 2 candidate Yuksel after dismissive reaction to rape claim

In an unprecedented move, Pima County Democrats voted to cut all ties with congressional candidate Yahya Yuksel in the wake of what many have called his "outrageous" reaction to the surfacing of a rape allegation from a decade ago.... Read more»

Martha McSally goes all-in with Trump as she launches Senate run

Martha McSally took the tarp off her Senate campaign Friday morning, winding up months of planning with an announcement that works to position her closely with President Trump.... Read more»

Martha McSally set for campaign announcement

She may have flown attack jets in the Air Force, but the rollout of Martha McSally's impending Senate campaign has been more like the slow, methodical preparations for a battle on the ground. That looks to be about to change.... Read more»

Local Democrats allege McSally campaign finance violations

Claiming that Martha McSally has spent money polling for her looming Senate run, local Democrats have filed an FEC complaint alleging that the GOP congresswoman has violated campaign finance laws by not filing as a candidate.... Read more»

Gallego jumps district lines to hammer McSally in healthcare rally

As part of a political campaign designed to hammer away at Republican members of Congress for their votes on the American Health Care Act, Phoenix-based U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego hosted a town hall in Tucson, honing in on fellow Rep. Martha McSally's turf. ... Read more»1

Supreme Court lets Az ballot-harvesting ban stand, caps week of legal battles

The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated Arizona’s ban on ballot-harvesting, just one day after the 9th Circuit put the law on hold. Citics – some who rushed into the brief window Friday to collect ballots – have argued that allowing the law to be enforced would handicap minority and low-income voting efforts.... Read more»

GOP, Dems nix county bid to cancel hand count of presidential primary

Local political leaders said "nay" Wednesday to a request by the Pima County elections director to call off a hand count to verify the results of the upcoming presidential preference election. Brad Nelson asked to cancel the tally because it would take place over Easter weekend.... Read more»1

Holt picked as new Pima Dems chair

A former UA biochemist has been picked as the chair of the Pima County Democratic Party. Jo M. Holt was voted in by party precinct committee members on Saturday.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: LD11 Senate candidates: Melvin vs. Holt

A debate between LD11 candidates: State Senator Al Melvin (R) vs. Jo Holt (D). Plus, an interview with Jim Beckmann, CEO of Carondelet Health Network, and attorney Don Loose breaks down the propositions on the ballot.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: 'Open primary' initiative discussed in detail

Ted Downing on proposed changes to Arizona election laws, Democratic LD 11 state Senate candidate Jo Holt on her campaign, and financial expert Shelly Fishman reports back from Russia.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: High-tech startups hope for home run

Today on Buckmaster — The Monday Political Face-Off with Vince Rabago and John Munger, the Buckmaster Candidate Interview Series spotlights Jo Holt, Democrat for state Senate in District 11, plus the Arizona Center for Innovation's Joann MacMaster.... Read more»1