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Candidates for the Arizona Legislature in District 26 spent a combined total of nearly $400,000 in the 2010 campaign.
Letters to the editor published in the November 24, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
Letters to the editor published in the November 17, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
Republicans appear to have swept Arizona’s Legislative District 26 in the Nov. 2 election.
Please excuse the following snappish, non-partisan post-election commentary…
Newly re-elected Republican Sen. Al Melvin drove south from the Arizona Capitol on Monday, talking on his hands-free device — he’s an advocate of legislation to ban texting while driving — about his victory over Democrat Cheryl Cage in last Tuesday’s District 26 Senate election.
Votes are being counted in Pima County Thursday afternoon, and candidates in the District 26 House and Senate races are assessing results.
Three candidates for the Arizona House of Representatives in District 26 are locked in a near-even heat, according to early results from the Nov. 2 election.
Those of you who aren't diehard Democrats or Republicans – those of you who vote on both sides of the aisle — here's something to think about.
Where would MUSD spend bond money?
Some use coffee, some use soda. For a little pick-me-up, Gabrielle Giffords uses a little bit of lipstick.
Do you love grandkids? Vote Republican
Months in the making, candidates for the Arizona State Senate seat in District 26 met last week to trade barbs on issues facing the Northwest and the state.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Al Melvin, left, said this election is the most important of his lifetime. Dave Perry, left, moderated the debate.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Gabrielle Giffords talks with Cheryl Cage.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Gabrielle Giffords, left, and Cheryl Cage are reflected in a window as they talk outside of the Pima County Democratic Party’s Northwest office.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Cheryl Cage wants to change the vision and tone in the Arizona Legislature.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, More than 300 people attended last Thursday's debate between Cheryl Cage and Al Melvin at the BASIS charter school in Oro Valley.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Gabrielle Giffords, left, talks to a room of about 50 volunteers and staff while Cheryl Cage, middle, and Nancy Young Wright listen by the entryway.
The long-anticipated debate between candidates for State Senate in Legislative District 26 happened Thursday, Oct. 14.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Hundreds attended a Thursday night debate, hosted by The Explorer and Basis School in Oro Valley, between LD26 Senate candidates Republican Al Melvin and Democrat Cheryl Cage.
There's an old mob term: "Going to the mattresses." It's when the mob's "soldiers" hide out in an apartment filled with mattresses for days or weeks, waiting until they're told it's time to act.