Latest Arizona State Legislature News

Kelly Cooper wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 4th Congressional District.

Aug. 05, 2022 22:30 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kelly Cooper wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 4th Congressional District.

Trump-aligned challengers ousting GOP legislative incumbents

Aug. 04, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Wisconsin's longest-serving Assembly speaker, Republican Robin Vos has presided over efforts to restrict abortions, weaken unions, expand gun rights and push back against COVID-19 mandates. Despite that, he's facing a primary challenger who claims he's not conservative...

Jan. 6 witness Rusty Bowers has no regrets in GOP race loss

Aug. 03, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters relegated House Speaker Rusty Bowers to the history books after the conservative Republican crossed former President Donald Trump and refused to back his unsupported claims that he lost in 2020 because of fraud. Bowers was thoroughly trounced in...

Election skeptics rise in GOP races to run state elections

Aug. 03, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Trump-endorsed state lawmaker who won the GOP nomination for Arizona secretary of state is the latest candidate to advance to the November ballot for a post overseeing state elections while denying the results of the last one. The early success of such candidates...

Eli Crane wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.

Aug. 03, 2022 13:52 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eli Crane wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.

Takeaways: Abortion backlash in Kansas, Greitens' collapse

Aug. 03, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the biggest days of this year's primary campaign season, voters rejected a measure that would have made it easier to restrict abortion rights in red-state Kansas and repudiated a scandal-tarred former governor seeking a U.S. Senate seat in Missouri. ...

David Schweikert wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

Aug. 03, 2022 11:56 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Schweikert wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers loses state Senate bid

Aug. 03, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers lost his bid for a state Senate seat after refusing then-President Donald Trump’s pleas to help overturn the 2020 election results and testifying before Congress about the efforts. Bowers tried to move to the state...

Jevin Hodge wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

Aug. 03, 2022 03:57 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jevin Hodge wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

Trump loyalist wins GOP nod to oversee Arizona elections

Aug. 03, 2022 03:52 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawmaker who embraces election conspiracies and was endorsed by former President Donald Trump won the Republican primary Tuesday for the top elections post in the presidential battleground. Mark Finchem beat out three other GOP candidates in the race for...