Former astronaut Mark Kelly announced Tuesday that he will run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Arizona in 2020.
Republican Arizona Rep. Martha McSally lost her race to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate last month. She’s going to the upper chamber anyway.
Sen. Jon Kyl (R., Ariz.) on Thursday hand-delivered a letter to Gov. Doug Ducey (R., Ariz.) announcing his intention to resign from the Senate on Dec. 31.
Rep. Martha McSally (R., Ariz.) conceded to Democratic opponent Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D., Ariz.) on Monday evening after after a slow vote count dragged on for nearly a week after voters cast their ballots last Tuesday.
PHOENIX, Ariz.—Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes’s (D.) answers to questions about controversial emergency voting centers opened on the Saturday and Monday before Election Day only inspired more criticism from Republicans, who consider the centers workarounds for voting election deadlines set by law.
As vote counting continues in Arizona after Tuesday’s midterm election, Sen. Jon Kyl (R., Ariz.) worried the Democrats legal strategy “sounds an awful lot like an effort to disenfranchise voters” from rural counties.
Arizona Republican Party Chairman Jonathan Lines accused Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes of destroying evidence, in the midst of the ongoing vote count in the razor-thin contest for a U.S. Senate seat between Congresswomen Martha McSally (R.) and Krysten Sinema (D.).
Republican groups in Arizona have filed suit against several of the state’s county recorders and the secretary of state arguing that different standards are being applied to the counting of some mail-in ballots that were dropped off at polling locations.