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Engel, Ciscomani win Arizona's CD6 congressional primary, set to face off in Nov.

Democrat Kirsten Engel and Republican Juan Ciscomani won easily in their CD 6 congressional primaries Tuesday night, as vote counts trickled in. With a number of votes left to tally, especially in Maricopa County, many other races across the state could shift.... Read more»

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Primary election results: Contested races in Southern Arizona

Election results in Tuesday's Arizona primary vote, with key contested races in Southern Arizona.... Read more»

Katie Hobbs wins Az Dem gov primary, Kari Lake surges to lead in GOP nomination

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs secured the Democratic nomination for governor and former Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes appears to have secured the nomination to be the Democratic nominee to replace her. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Every vote will count in Ciscomani-Engel race in Az's CD 6

Don't be shocked if the election between Engel and Ciscomani in Arizona's CD 6 is settled by less than 200 votes. The Southern Arizona congressional district is drawn up for bone-on-bone close. So get that 'I voted' sticker, folks. Tell the world you voted on Nov. 8. ... Read more»

CD6 Democratic candidates Anderson, Engel to debate Saturday in Sahuarita

Two of the three Democrats running in the CD6 congressional primary election will debate Saturday afternoon in Sahuarita. The discussion between Kirsten Engel and Avery Anderson will be moderated by Sentinel Editor Dylan Smith.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Red alert: Tucson voters will have a big say in how 2022 election plays out across U.S.

Tucson voters will again have big say in the outcome of the 2022 elections. Unfortunately, they don't have much of a choice if they want to vote to protect rights, the planet or our democratic traditions.... Read more»

CD6 Democratic candidates Anderson, Engel & Hernandez to debate Saturday

The three Democrats running in the CD6 congressional primary election will debate Saturday afternoon at the University of Arizona. The discussion between Daniel Hernandez, Kirsten Engel and Avery Anderson will be moderated by Sentinel Editor Dylan Smith.... Read more»

Virtual debate series for Arizona Legislature candidates starts next week

Candidates for the Arizona Legislature will make their cases during a series of primary debates hosted by the Clean Elections Commission. The online events, organized by district, will run from June through early July.... Read more»

Arizona state Sen. Pehslakai resigns, headed for Dep't of Interior role

Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai, chair of the Indigenous Peoples Caucus in the legislature, resigned from the Arizona state Senate to work with the Department of Interior on projects related to “all of the western United States”.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Fun with meetings: Tucson City Council takes up 'casitas,' Pima Supes select lawmakers & more

The Tucson Agenda: The Sentinel's roundup of upcoming local government meetings shows the City Council, Pima County Board of Supervisors, Marana Town Council and Amphitheater Public Schools are covering issues you should know about.... Read more»

Friese out: Tucson doc who ended Congress run now resigning from Az Legislature

State Rep. Randy Friese, who ended a run for Congress in September, submitted his resignation from the Arizona Legislature on Thursday. His last day in office will be Nov. 15; he's leaving to focus more time on his work as a medical doctor.... Read more»

Pima supervisors to pick replacement for Engel in Arizona Legislature

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will consider three candidates to replace outgoing state Sen. Kirsten Engel during a meeting Tuesday. ... Read more»

Dem lawmaker Aaron Lieberman resigns to run for Arizona governor

Arizona State Rep. Aaron Lieberman, a Democrat from Paradise Valley, resigned his seat to focus on his campaign for governor - where he faces Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and former Arizona Department of Commerce Director Marco Lopez for the Democratic nomination.... Read more»

Kirsten Engel resigns from Az Legislature to run full-time for Congress

State Sen. Kirsten Engel is stepping down from her legislative seat to run full-time in the CD 2 Democratic primary, which will help determine who takes the place of U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick as she retires next year.... Read more»1

Randy Friese ends Democratic congressional run, cites work in COVID outbreak

Randy Friese, a Tucson surgeon and state lawmaker, called off his run for Congress on Thursday. His departure from the race to fill the seat being left open by Ann Kirkpatrick's retirement leaves three other Democrats contending in the primary.... Read more»

Incumbents have the edge, but redistricting scrambles Arizona House race outlooks

Arizona’s congressional incumbents have the advantage of name recognition and massive fundraising leads – but analysts say they might need both as congressional redistricting has “put us all in a state of limbo” for the 2022 House races. ... Read more»

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