Candidates

Opinion

Opinion – Prescott City Elections: An Abundance of Talent

Over the decade I’ve followed local government,  the caliber of the candidates standing for election has not always been inspiring.  There have been a few standouts to be sure, but over the years we’ve seen some rather modest talents step forward,  to put the matter charitably. This year is  different. As a matter of editorial policy, 

Arizona Governor's Race

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. This week, two prominent women joined the race: Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, who has gained national prominence defending the state’s 2020 election, wants to be the Democratic candidate, and former news anchor Kari Lake, who

Events

Citizens Tax Committee To Host Candidate Forum

The Citizens Tax Committee (CTC)  has announced that it will host a Candidate Forum for the five finalists for the Prescott City Council vacancy at their regular monthly meeting at 1 pm  Wednesday,  February 10th,  at the Rowle P. Simmons Adult Center, in Prescott. Last week the City Council announced that it  had reduced the list of

Politics

High-stakes races sparked high-dollar giving by Arizona voters in 2020

Arizonans were heavily invested in this fall’s elections in more ways than one, donating a total of at least $110 million to support candidates and high-profile ballot initiatives. That was a sharp increase from the $60 million that state voters donated just four years ago. And the increases this year were seen across the board,

Politics

When Trump talks law and order, some Wisconsin voters listen

Alexis Arnold says she’s sympathetic toward protesters who have peacefully fought racial injustice this summer. But as some demonstrations spiral into violence, her anxiety is building. “Why are we so broken right now?” the 44-year-old art gallery owner wondered. The uncertainty is drawing her to whatever stability President Donald Trump can offer. He has spent

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