Tag Archives: Mark Kelly

Arizona AG Launches Run To Unseat Sen. Mark Kelly

NBC News reports: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday he’s running for U.S. Senate, becoming the third major candidate seeking the Republican nomination to take on Democrat Mark Kelly. Brnovich, who is in his second term as the state’s top law-enforcement officer, is the best-known GOP candidate and the only one with political experience. Brnovich has drawn the ire …

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LIVE VIDEO: Mark Kelly Gets Sworn Into US Senate

PBS NewsHour reports: Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly was set to be sworn into the Senate on Wednesday, an ascension that will narrow GOP control of the chamber while underscoring his state’s shift from red to blue. Kelly was expected to be sworn into office by Vice President Mike Pence. Among those planning to watch were his wife, …

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Senator-Elect Mark Kelly To Be Sworn In On Wednesday

ABC News reports: Sen.-elect Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) will be sworn in on Wednesday, according to a senior Democratic aide. Kelly defeated GOP Sen. Martha McSally (Ariz.) during the election earlier this month and the results of the race are expected to be certified on Monday, clearing the way for him to join the Senate. The swearing-in of Kelly, who is …

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McSally Concedes 10 Days After Fox Called Her Race

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally, whose race against Democratic challenger Mark Kelly was decided more than a week ago, has conceded, days after it became clear that it was mathematically impossible for her to catch up. Her concession marked the end of a fierce, year-and-a-half-long race to fill the remainder of the term won by the late Sen. …

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Fox News Projects Mark Kelly Has Unseated McSally

Fox News reports: We have a major race call to announce: The Fox News Decision Desk can now project that former Vice President Joe Biden will win the state of Arizona, dramatically narrowing the president’s pathway to reelection. It is the first state of the night where Trump loses a state he won in 2016. Also in Arizona, Fox can …

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Senate Polls: Kelly +7, Peters +12, Cunningham +3

CNN reports: In Arizona and Michigan, the polls show a Democratic advantage. In Arizona, 52% back Democratic challenger Mark Kelly and 45% back Republican incumbent Sen. Martha McSally. In Michigan, 52% back Democratic incumbent Sen. Gary Peters, while 40% back Republican challenger John James. In North Carolina, though, it’s a near even race, with 47% behind Democrat Cal Cunningham and …

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New Monmouth Arizona Poll: Biden +6, Kelly +10

Just in from Monmouth Polling: Among all registered voters in Arizona, the race for president stands at 50% for Biden and 44% for Trump. The contest stood at 48% to 44% one month ago and 46% to 43% in a poll taken shortly before the state’s presidential primary in March. Another 2% currently support Jo Jorgensen and 4% are undecided. …

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McSally Won’t Say If She’s Proud Of Backing Trump

The Associated Press reports: Down in the polls just days before Arizona voters begin casting ballots, Republican Sen. Martha McSally came out swinging against her Democratic challenger in their only face-to-face debate Tuesday, accusing retired astronaut Mark Kelly of obfuscating his true beliefs. McSally unveiled a new nickname for her rival, branding him “counterfeit Kelly,” a phrase she used at …

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New Arizona Poll Shows Joe Biden +8, Mark Kelly +11

The New York Times reports: Joseph R. Biden Jr. has established a steady lead over President Trump in Arizona, a traditionally Republican but fast-changing state that is tilting increasingly Democratic, according to a new New York Times-Siena College poll. Mr. Biden leads Mr. Trump 49 percent to 41 percent in Arizona, with just 6 percent of likely voters saying they …

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Kelly: AZ Senate Winner Should Be Seated “Promptly”

The Hill reports: Democratic Arizona Senate candidate Mark Kelly said Wednesday the winner of the election should be sworn in as soon as possible in accordance with the law as the battle heats up on Capitol Hill over a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Regardless of who wins, once the vote is certified here in …

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Kelly Could Be Seated In Time To Vote On Vacancy

The New York Times reports: If Mark Kelly, the Democratic nominee for Senate in Arizona, unseats Senator Martha McSally, a Republican who was appointed to her seat and began serving last year, he could be sworn in as early as Nov. 30 — possibly in time to vote on a new Supreme Court nominee, elections experts said. Hypothetically, that would …

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New NBC Arizona Poll: Joe Biden +5, Mark Kelly +12

NBC News reports: With 100 days until the election, Democrat Joe Biden holds a 5-point lead over President Donald Trump in Arizona, with more voters saying the former vice president would do a better job handing the coronavirus pandemic and race relations, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll of the state. In Arizona’s Senate contest, the NBC News/Marist poll …

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ARIZONA: Mark Kelly +9 Over McSally In New Poll

The Hill reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly (D) holds a 9-point lead over Sen. Martha McSally (R) in Arizona, a state critical to Democrats’ hopes of reclaiming control of the U.S. Senate. Kelly leads McSally by a 52 percent to 43 percent margin, according to a new survey conducted by the Phoenix-based firm OH Predictive Insights. Kelly leads by 27 …

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Martha McSally: Chuck Schumer Is Going To Have To “Pry The Senate Majority Out Of My Cold, Dead Hands”

Fox News radio host Guy Benson: The book is called Dare to Fly. The author is my guest, U.S. Senator Martha McSally. The subhead is Simple Life Lessons in Never Giving Up. And on that subject, I do want to pivot to your Senate race. The last two polls have you down double digits. The Fox News poll that just …

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Fox News Arizona Poll: Joe Biden +4, Mark Kelly +13

Fox News reports: A new Fox News Poll finds the state shading blue — especially in the race for the U.S. Senate, where Democrat Mark Kelly bests incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally by a 50-37 percent margin among Arizona registered voters. In a head-to-head presidential ballot test, Democrat Joe Biden edges President Donald Trump by 46-42 percent. Another 11 percent …

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ARIZONA: McSally Tumbles To -10 In New Senate Poll

Tucson Weekly reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly holds a 10-percentage-point lead over appointed U.S. Sen. Martha McSally, according to a new survey by one of the state’s most respected political consulting firms, Highground Public Affairs Consultants. More than half the voters surveyed, 51.3 percent, supported Kelly in the poll, while McSally had the support of just 41.3 percent. Kelly, who …

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ARIZONA: Mark Kelly +9 Over McSally In Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly leads Sen. Martha McSally (R) by nine points in Arizona, one of the states at the heart of the battle for control of the Senate in 2020. A new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse survey conducted by the Phoenix-based nonpartisan polling firm OH Predictive Insights shows Kelly leading McSally by a 51 percent to …

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ARIZONA: Kelly +12 Over McSally In Latest Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly (D) has a 12-point lead over Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) in the Arizona Senate race, according to a Univision poll released Friday. Kelly, a former astronaut, is challenging McSally, who lost the general election in 2018 to Sen. Krysten Sinema (D). McSally was later appointed to the Senate to succeed interim Sen. …

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ARIZONA: Dem Mark Kelly +3 In New Senate Poll

Roll Call reports: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly (D) leads Sen. Martha McSally (R) by a narrow 3-point margin in Arizona, a state critical to Democratic chances of recapturing the Senate in the 2020 elections, according to a new poll. A poll conducted by OH Predictive Insights shows Kelly leading McSally by a 47 percent to 44 percent margin, fueled by …

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ARIZONA: Mark Kelly Pulls Even In New US Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly and incumbent Sen. Martha McSally (R) are virtually tied in the Grand Canyon State’s 2020 Senate race, according to a new Emerson College poll released Tuesday. Kelly, a famous former astronaut and gun control activist who’s married to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), has the support of 46 percent of registered voters, while …

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