Ruben Gallego isn't wasting any time amassing a campaign war chest, announcing earlier this week that he already has $160,000 in campaign contributions from more than 800 donors. Gallego is facing competition from Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and state Senator Steve Gallardo for th ... More >>
Justin Johnson and Laura Pastor, candidates in the Phoenix City Council District 4 race, continued delivering some hefty jabs at each other as early voting got underway on Thursday. Johnson, the son of former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson, faces criticism over family properties that are vacant eye so ... More >>
As a deejay, Austin Head knows how to work a crowd. It takes finesse, and it takes being in touch. Those skills are coming in handy for the entertainer/LGBT advocate: He recently announced that he is running for a seat on Phoenix's District 4 city council. It's a very different gig than providing m ... More >>
If you've got it, spend it.That appears to be the motto of Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio, who's raised a staggering $225,160 for his council campaign -- and has already spent all but $65,000 of it.According to the most recent set of campaign finance reports for the hotly contended District ... More >>
The two Dems scrappin' to take on Candy: Gerald Richard (left) and Tim Nelson (right). As I mentioned briefly in this week's Bird column, I made the spring meeting of the Maricopa County Dems this past Saturday, mainly because I wanted to size up the two guys looking to replace Republican County At ... More >>
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