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Arizona Rep. Andrade un-endorses Hobbs, switches to Lopez

Rep. Richard Andrade has withdrawn his endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Katie Hobbs over her role in the firing of former Senate staffer Talonya Adams and is now backing Marco Lopez, one of her rivals in the primary elections. ... Read more»

As first campaign finance reports are filed, Arizona governor’s race comes into focus

The state of the Arizona governor’s race became a bit clearer on Saturday as candidates submitted campaign finance reports for all of 2021 - for some, it was an opportunity to showcase big bankrolls as the race heats up and for others, a moment of truth.... Read more»

Kari Lake raises nearly $1.5 million for Arizona GOP gubernatorial primary

Buoyed by Donald Trump’s endorsement, Arizona Republican gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake, a former Fox 10 anchor, raised nearly $1.5 million since kicking off her campaign in June. ... Read more»

Karrin Taylor Robson raises $3.7M for Arizona governor’s race, half from her own pocket

Republican gubernatorial hopeful and developer Karrin Taylor Robson announced that she raised $3.7 million for her campaign in 2021, with half coming out of her own deep pockets.... Read more»

Lieberman, Lopez announce million-dollar fundraising hauls in Dem primary for Arizona governor

Gubernatorial hopefuls Aaron Lieberman and Marco Lopez announced strong fundraising numbers as they head into an election year in which both hope to pull off upsets against frontrunner Katie Hobbs in the Democratic primary.... Read more»

Talonya Adams verdict looms over Hobbs in Arizona governor’s race

The dynamics of Katie Hobbs campaign and the Arizona governor’s race changed dramatically when a federal jury found in favor of Talonya Adams, who was fired from her job as a policy advisor for the Senate Democrats in 2015, when Hobbs was the chamber’s minority leader. ... Read more»1

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»

Dem State Rep. Aaron Lieberman running for Arizona governor

State Rep. Aaron Lieberman is running for Arizona governor, joining Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and former mayor of Nogales and director of the old Arizona Department of Commerce Marco Lopez in an increasingly crowded Democratic primary field. ... Read more»

Former GOP Congressman Matt Salmon launches campaign for Az governor

Former GOP Congressman Matt Salmon is running for governor, looking to win the prize that eluded him 20 years ago in one of Arizona’s closest gubernatorial elections, and joining a field which already includes several contenders for the GOP nomination.... Read more»

Arizona secretary of state, former TV anchor and others join 2022 governor race

Candidates are lining up to become Arizona’s next governor in 2022 - when Republican Doug Ducey terms out under state law - with Democrats Katie Hobbs and Marco Lopez joining Republicans Kari Lake, Kimberly Yee and Karrin Taylor Robson in the race.... Read more»

Katie Hobbs launches bid for Dem nomination for Arizona governor

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has begun her campaign for governor, joining a field that includes fellow Democrat and former Nogales mayor Marco Lopez and several Republican candidates: former Fox 10 anchor Kari Lake, developer and Regent Karrin Taylor Robson, and state Treasurer Kimberly Yee. ... Read more»

Arizona regent, developer Karrin Taylor Robson joins race for governor

Karrin Taylor Robson, a developer and member of the Arizona Board of Regents, became the second GOP candidate to join the race for governor in a day, when state Treasurer Kimberly Yee launched her campaign for governor hours earlier.... Read more»

Arizona Treasurer Yee announces candidacy for governor

State Treasurer Kimberly Yee announced her candidacy for Arizona governor in 2022, making her the first Republican of note to join the wide open race to be Arizona’s chief executive.... Read more»

Marco Lopez, former Nogales mayor, running for Arizona governor

Marco Lopez, an international business consultant, former Nogales mayor and Napolitano administration aide, and advisor to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, announced his candidacy for governor, kicking off the race for the state’s highest office in 2022.... Read more»