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Open Primary

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Bob explains why he's not renewing his football tickets.

December 25, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers sound off on littering, open primary elections, noisy graduation ceremony.

December 23, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 121 seeking to discard system of elections with partisan primaries

PHOENIX - Former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson says it's no surprise that the only segment of political registration that's growing is among independents.

September 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

State high court clears way for vote on open primaries

PHOENIX - Voters will get to decide in November if they want to jettison the current system of nominating candidates for office.

September 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Last-ditch try in open-primary fight

PHOENIX - Challengers to the state's open primary system want another two hours to argue in court there are not enough valid signatures to put the measure on the ballot.

September 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Judge: Open-primaries initiative qualifies for November ballot

PHOENIX - Arizonans are entitled to vote in November on whether they want to scrap the current system of partisan primaries, a Maricopa County judge ruled Friday.

September 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Open primary could be on ballot regardless of ruling

PHOENIX - An attorney for backers of the open-primary initiative wants a judge to order the measure included on the ballot, even if he decides today it does not belong there.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Open-primary supporters sue to restore dropped signatures

PHOENIX - Backers of an open-primary initiative filed suit late Friday afternoon in a bid to get the measure on the November ballot.

August 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Open-primary effort apparently fails

PHOENIX - A move to create an open primary system in Arizona has apparently fallen short.

August 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Court ruling allows open primary on Ariz. ballot

PHOENIX — Arizona voters are entitled to decide if they want to scrap the current partisan system of nominating candidates, the state Supreme Court ruled today.

August 17, 2012 3:01 pmLoading…

Judge tosses open primary from ballot

PHOENIX - A proposal to create an open primary system in Arizona is legally flawed and cannot appear on the ballot, a judge ruled Monday.

August 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Election initiative is focus of legal fight

A state judge is questioning efforts by foes of an open primary system to keep it from ever going to voters.

August 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Opponents ask court to toss out initiative on Arizona open primaries

PHOENIX - A judge will hear arguments next week on whether Arizona voters get to decide if they want to scrap the current system of partisan primaries.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Open primary won't bring more voters out, foes argue

PHOENIX - Foes of an open primary system are weighing legal action to keep voters from getting a chance to even consider the plan.

July 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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