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Arizona Senate president may be ousted over his conservatism

Reporting from Mesa, Ariz.— The strain of conservatism that propelled Arizona lawmaker Russell Pearce to a powerful perch in state politics could also prove to be his downfall. Pearce, president … Continue reading →

Volunteers are reminding Latino voters their voices count

We’re two days away from election day and one race we’re keeping a close eye on is the recall in Mesa. See more:

Immigration a focus of Arizona recall election

MESA, Ariz.—The architect of the groundbreaking Arizona immigration law that thrust the issue into the national political debate faces a recall election Tuesday likely to be viewed as a referendum … Continue reading →

Champion of Arizona immigration crackdown faces recall

(Reuters) – A top Arizona Republican lawmaker who championed the state’s crackdown against illegal immigration is fighting to keep his job in a recall election on Tuesday that is believed … Continue reading →

AZ Senate candidates make last minutes efforts to win votes

Just blocks away from Pearce’s rally, dozens filed in and out of the Promise Arizona in Action election office. They say they are determined to end Pearce’s control over their … Continue reading →

Poll: Recall race a dead heat between Russell Pearce, Jerry Lewis

With only a few days left until voters head to the ballot box to decide the fate of Senate President Russell Pearce, a poll commissioned by the Arizona Capitol Times … Continue reading →

Most of Pearce’s campaign money from outside Mesa

Senate President Russell Pearce has far outraised – and outspent – Republican opponent Jerry Lewis so far in west Mesa’s Legislative District 18 Nov. 8 recall election. The majority of … Continue reading →

Olivia Cortez to be investigated for campaign-finance law violations

It seems destined to go down as one of life’s eternal mysteries. Like crop circles and Bigfoot. Like the Phoenix Lights and the Bermuda Triangle. And now, the Olivia Cortes … Continue reading →

Pearce recall: Financial filings deadline looms

Thursday at midnight is the deadline for candidates and political groups involved in the Nov. 8 recall election to submit their financial reports to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. … Continue reading →

Lewis gets Mesa councilwoman’s endorsement

By Luige del Puerto Published: October 24, 2011 at 3:27 pm Mesa City Councilwoman Dina Higgins today endorsed Jerry Lewis, who is seeking to unseat Senate President Russell Pearce in … Continue reading →

These are the archived website pages from 2010 and 2011. Visit to keep up with what's happening now.