Tag Archives: Krysten Sinema

BREAKING: Sinema Declared Winner, McSally Concedes

Roll Call reports: Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has made history by becoming the first woman elected to represent Arizona in the Senate. She defeated Republican Rep. Martha McSally after several days of ballot counting. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Sinema led McSally 50 percent to 48 percent when The Associated Press called the race six days after Election Day. …

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ARIZONA: Dem Doubles Lead In Senate Vote Count

The Hill reports: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) widened her lead over Rep. Martha McSally (R) in the heated Arizona Senate race after a new round of ballots from were tallied in the Democrat’s favor late Friday. Sinema more than doubled her lead over McSally with Friday afternoon’s latest tranche of results. The Democrat now leads her GOP challenger by 21,185 …

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ARIZONA: GOP Sues To Stop Counting Mail-In Ballots

Phoenix’s ABC affiliate reports: Republicans filed a lawsuit Thursday to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding votes in the narrow U.S. Senate race — a task that could take days. Republican Rep. Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrstin Sinema were separated by a small fraction of …

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ARIZONA: New Poll Shows Senate Race In Dead Heat

NBC News reports: Arizona’s closely watched Senate race is a statistical tie, according to a new NBC News / Marist College poll that shows Democrat Kyrsten Sinema leading Republican Martha McSally by three points with likely voters, within the poll’s margin of error. The poll finds Sinema garnering 48 percent support from Arizona likely voters in a two-way contest, while …

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ARIZONA: GOP Senate Candidate Ridicules Dem For “Protesting In A Tutu” Instead Of Fighting Terrorists

Politico reports: Arizona Senate hopeful Martha McSally hasn’t locked up the GOP nomination just yet — but she’s turning to the general election with a searing new TV ad hammering Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema for “protesting us in a pink tutu” rather than serving in the military after 9/11. “While we were in harm’s way in uniform, Kyrsten Sinema was …

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ARIZONA: Dem Leads All Challengers In Senate Race

Well, this is encouraging: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is leading all Republican candidates in head-to-head match-ups in the Arizona Senate race, according to a poll released Thursday. A poll from OH Predictive Insights (OHPI) and ABC15 Arizona found that Sinema leads Rep. Martha McSally (R) by 6 points, 48 to 42 percent. Sinema’s margin increases by double digits when pitted …

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ARIZONA: Democratic US House Rep. Kyrsten Sinema Announces 2018 Bid To Unseat Sen. Jeff Flake [VIDEO]

The Arizona Republic reports: U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is running for the Senate seat held by Jeff Flake, ending months of speculation about her political future and giving Democrats a top-tier fundraiser with experience on Capitol Hill. In a video announcing her bid,the Arizona Democrat recounts her upbringing in a family that fell from the middle class into homelessness. She …

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RE-ELECTED: All LGBT House Members

The 2014 midterms were not a total disaster, at least for the six openly LGBT members of the US House. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Jared Polis* (D-CO), Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), Rep Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rep David Cicilline (D-RI), and Rep. Kysten Sinema (D-AZ) all retained their seats today.  Openly gay US House candidates who lost their bids …

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