A Thank You From Arizona Progress & Gazette

We don’t like to brag about ourselves too much, but every once in a while we need to take a victory lap and remind you, the readers, of what you’ve meant to this blog. What started as a simple venue to give our thoughts about local politics, a humble little blog, has turned into something significant. Last year we had … Read More

Does Kyrsten Sinema Now Have a Lane Towards Victory?

Last week we spoke at length about the chaos that has descended onto the Arizona GOP by way of Hurricane Kari and her undercover recordings/blackmail attempts. Unsurprisingly, many people have since lost faith in her; while the party has strayed very, very far from its Reagan-era principles, the commandment that “thou shall not talk bad about a fellow Republican” is … Read More

Arizona GOP in Chaos: Kari Lake Espionage Leads to Chair DeWit Resignation

Ohhhh what a week it was for Arizona Republicans…but not in a good way. In an incredible roller coaster ride, the party is now attempting to dig out of self-inflicted peril. It all started with a bombshell: Kari Lake recorded a private meeting with state party Chair Jeff DeWit where DeWit attempted to make her offers she could not refuse … Read More

Data Orbital Secures #10 Spot in FiveThirtyEight’s Prestigious Pollster Rankings

Editor’s Note: Data Orbital conducted the recent polling regarding the Scottsdale mayoral race, Axon rezoning, and other local issues that we have shared on this blog In a notable recognition of its dedicated approach to data analytics and polling, Data Orbital proudly announces its ranking as the #10 pollster in the nation in FiveThirtyEight’s 2024 pollster ratings. We achieved the … Read More

Early Fundraising Results are In: Gallego Strongly Outpacing Lake

Here are the Arizona Progress and Gazette, we love to cover the weird world that is Arizona politics. Not many states are pure swing states, which brings with it an incredible amount of attention. And perhaps no race other than the Presidential race will be more watched than the specter of a three-person cage match to represent Arizona in the … Read More

Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega Files for Second Term

Editor’s note: this is the press release sent out by the Ortega campaign this morning The Right Mayor at the Right Time for Scottsdale Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega files to run for a second term. Under his leadership, Scottsdale’s reputation as a beautiful, safe, clean and health-driven, world- class community has been strengthened.  Mayor Ortega focuses on supporting public safety, … Read More

Speaker’s Corner: Kate Brophy McGee

This is a place where free speech and public debate are welcomed and encouraged. The Speakers’ Corner originated in the mid-19th century at London’s Hyde Park. The concept spread worldwide both physically and now virtually. Here at the Arizona Progress & Gazette, we are presenting this platform in the form of question-and-answer style interviews with people who have had a … Read More

Speakers’ Corner: Russell “Rusty” Bowers

This is a place where free speech and public debate are welcomed and encouraged. The Speakers’ Corner originated in the mid-19th century at London’s Hyde Park. The concept spread worldwide both physically and now virtually. Here at the Arizona Progress & Gazette, we are presenting this platform in the form of question-and-answer style interviews with people who have had a … Read More