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Local Democrat says recruitment and fundraising are top priorities.

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In SaddleBrooke, sheriff and Sen. Melvin offer their support to his campaign.

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Three Republicans compete for two open seats in the LD11 primary.

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  • By Nicole Thill For the Arizona Daily Star

Voters will choose between political experience and business experience in District 11.

I planned to write this week about Al Melvin, the Arizona state senator and failed gubernatorial candidate who wears his “conservative Christi…

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

State senator couldn't line up enough supporters to qualify for state funding. 

State Senator Al Melvin is dropping out of the race for governor, conceding he doesn't have enough $5 donations to qualify for Clean Elections…

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

Having trouble coming up with required amount of $5 donations

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX — Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multistate consortium that is crafting tests for students.

  • By Joe Ferguson Arizona Daily Star

Two Southern Arizona lawmakers were essentially reelected Wednesday simply by submitting several hundred signatures.

The results in the Sunnyside school board recall election were so unexpectedly lopsided that moments before the early results were posted, rec…

Republican Scott Smith is the third Republican to file nominating petition signatures with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office this mornin…

Unlike his rivals for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith said he supports outgoing Gov. Jan Brewer’s push to expa…

Two candidates for state offices - Republican Christine Jones and Democrat Terry Goddard - have filed nominating petition signatures with the …

State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Al Melvin (R-Tucson) sent out this tweet on Tuesday:

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX — Calling the approach and the product innovative, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to let Tesla Motors finally start selling their elec…

  • Dan Desrochers Arizona Sonora News Service

On Sen. Al Melvin’s (R-Tucson) legislative bio, there is a sentence that directs readers to in order to contact him…

The Daily Courier in Prescott has posted a story this morning about a Republican gubernatorial debate held last Friday.

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

The Senate voted 18-12 Wednesday to kill Tucson Republican Sen. Al Melvin’s legislation forbidding Arizona from implementing the Common Core s…