Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 am
November 8, 2006 - For the first time ever, a Democrat picked up
a legislative seat in state legislative District 26, which covers
most of the Northwest and Foothills.
Monday, August 16, 2010 11:00 pm
Republican voters in House District 26 are choosing two nominees
from among three contestants in next Tuesday’s primary.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 11:00 pm
House District 26 Republican candidates Rep. Vic Williams, Terri
Proud and Wade McLean shared their views about public school
funding ahead of the Aug. 24 primary election.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 11:00 pm
Incumbent Republican Sen. John McCain defeated challenger J.D.
Hayworth in Tuesday's Arizona primary election.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 11:00 pm
Republican Al Melvin on Tuesday defeated Pete Hershberger, the
former GOP state house member, in the race for the open seat in
State Senate District 26, according to unofficial primary election
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 12:00 am
In a rare coup, lawmakers from the same Southern Arizona
district have been chosen to head three key committees in a
Legislature in which more than half of its members were replaced in
the last election.
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, 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.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 11:00 pm
Local legislator Nancy Young Wright announced that she intends
to seek re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 11:00 pm
Democrat Don Jorgensen has become the first District 26
candidate to file his petition signatures for the 2008 ballot,
according to a release.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008 11:00 pm
Cheryl Cage is running for the Arizona State Senate from
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 11:00 pm
In special session Monday, Arizona legislators voted to ensure
continued funding for public education, but still face a deficit of
at least $2.1 billion for the current year.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:00 am
NPCCC announces upcoming event schedule
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 11:00 pm
I attended the Chamber of Commerce forum for Marana Town Council
candidates. I was late, but I was there long enough.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 11:00 pm
Late Sunday, Marilyn Zerull learned she may have won a
Republican nomination for the Arizona House in District 26.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 11:00 pm
Harry Truman knew whenever someone told him about the virtues of
bipartisanship, it meant they were going to vote against him. I
recalled that when State Rep. Pete Hershberger invoked
bipartisanship to defend his vote for the state budget after being
accused by Al Melvin, his opponent in the 2008 GOP primary for the
District 26 State Senate seat, of having voted for what was in
essence the Democrat budget.
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, June 10, 2008 11:00 pm
Trent Humphries, father of three young children and a
self-employed small businessman, has considered a run for state
office since last fall.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:00 pm
Buffelgrass to be killed at Picture Rocks
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 11:00 pm
Letters to the editor published in the September 2, 2009,
edition of The Explorer.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 11:00 pm
Training set for volunteer hospital chaplains