Both State Parties Chooses Their Leadership. What Differences Will We See?

Photo Credit: AZCentral.com This past weekend was the culmination of the post-election festivities in Arizona: the state party reorganization meetings. They serve as a referendum on the performance of the party and provide insight into where the parties might go for the next few years. We outlined the candidates for party leadership in a recent article that you can read … Read More

Political Party Reorg Time: Newly Electeds are Tipping Scales in the Race to be the Next AZ Dem Chair

By Alexander Lomax Now that midterm elections are out of the way, next comes the tradition of political parties having their “reorganization” meetings. What this entails is all of the dedicated party apparatchiks coming together to vote on who should be in their party’s leadership. At the county level, Precinct Committeepeople (PCs) come together to vote on county party leadership. … Read More

Senator Sinema is Formally Censured by Arizona Democratic Party – Is Her Time with the Democratic Caucus Coming to an End?

By Alexander Lomax In what was a surprise to absolutely no one, the Arizona Democratic Party voted behind closed doors to formally censure Kyrsten Sinema this past weekend. If there was a single saving grace for Sinema (other than the potential support it may elicit from registered independents and other politically homeless voters), it’s that it was not done in … Read More

Guest Editorial: They’re Just Not That Into You. At All.

By Alexander Lomax It should be no surprise to anyone who follows American politics that Arizona’s technically-Democrat Senator Kyrsten Sinema has made some enemies, many of them left-of-center. Her dedication to her independent, “mavericky” branding has been something that has vaulted her to national prominence, but sometimes with the love and adoration of a wrestling heel. The progressive left has … Read More