Tuesday, October 28, 2008 11:00 pm
Twenty years ago I had a simple idea: provide career development
for aviation professionals. Through fiscal responsibility,
researched investment, short and long-term goals, my company has
come a leader in this field.
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, Al Melvin, left, said this election is the most important of his lifetime. Dave Perry, left, moderated the debate.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008 11:00 pm
Cheryl Cage is running for the Arizona State Senate from
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 11:00 pm
Votes are being counted in Pima County Thursday afternoon, and
candidates in the District 26 House and Senate races are assessing
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 11:00 pm
Cheryl Cage, the Dove Mountain Democrat who lost to Republican
Al Melvin by 1,966 votes in November, has formalized her plan to
seek election in 2010 to the District 26 Senate seat now held by
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
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
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 11:00 pm
First-term District 26 Sen. Al Melvin has filed the paperwork to
seek re-election in 2010.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:00 pm
If he’s elected to the Arizona Senate, Republican Al Melvin
“will represent everyone, every man, woman and child” in District
26, “regardless of political affiliation.”
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:00 pm
Cheryl Cage, the Democrat seeking election to the Arizona Senate
in District 26, believes the state needs “a retooling and
rethinking of our entire economic base.”
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:00 pm
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.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 11:00 pm
For the second time in two years, SaddleBrooke Republican Al
Melvin has defeated a longtime sitting legislator in the GOP
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Gabrielle Giffords talks with Cheryl Cage.
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.
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, 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.
Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:00 pm
The long-anticipated debate between candidates for State Senate
in Legislative District 26 happened Thursday, Oct. 14.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Rep. Vic Williams stands to make a point to the audience. From left are Senate candidate Cheryl Cage, Sen. Al Melvin, Republican candidate Terri Proud, Williams and Rep. Nancy Young Wright.
Monday, November 1, 2010 11:00 pm
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.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:00 pm
The Pima County Democratic Party plans to open a campaign office
in the Northwest, at 2860 W. Ina Road, Suite 100.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:00 pm
The Explorer is making minor political news this week because
we've been attempting to put together a one-on-one debate between
the two candidates for Arizona Senate in District 26, incumbent
Republican Sen. Al Melvin and Democrat Cheryl Cage.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 11:00 pm
Our current state senator, Al Melvin, has once
again demonstrated how out of touch he is with the values of LD-26
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 12:00 am
Sen. Melvin and the current legislative
majority have cut $277 million out of Arizona's public schools. So,
I must say, that Melvin's 'Help our schools, and your wallet' is
the worst example of political spin I have ever read.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:00 am
Candidates for the Arizona Legislature in District 26 spent a
combined total of nearly $400,000 in the 2010 campaign.