Tag Archives: Martha McSally

Arizona GOP Sen. Jon Kyl To Resign On December 31st

The Arizona Republic reports: U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign from the U.S. Senate on Dec. 31, The Arizona Republic has confirmed, setting up a second appointment by Gov. Doug Ducey to the seat once occupied by the late John McCain. Ducey is required under law to name another Republican to the seat. There is intense interest from Senate Majority …

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Sen. Jon Kyl Waffles On Stepping Aside For McSally

Politico reports: Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that he hasn’t decided how long he’ll serve as the late John McCain’s appointed replacement and kept the door open to suggesting that Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) — who lost her Senate bid last week — serve out the remainder of his term. When Kyl agreed to step into the Senate seat …

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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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Democrat Krysten Sinema Closes In On Senate Win

Politico reports: Arizona’s Senate race isn’t over. But Kyrsten Sinema should be feeling awfully good about her chances. Even some Republicans have begun to acknowledge the increasing likelihood of defeat. “I think it’s over,” said Chuck Coughlin, a veteran Republican strategist in the state, crediting Democrats’ turnout operation, particularly among early voters. “It’s just not there. It’s not in the …

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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: New Poll Shows Senate Race In Dead Heat

Arizona’s US Senate race between Rep. Martha McSally and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema [photo] is now a dead heat: A Gravis Marketing poll found McSally ahead of Sinema 49 to 48 percent, a lead within the survey’s 3.3 point margin of error. Three percent of voters are still undecided. Monday’s survey is the first one this year where McSally, who recently …

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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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GOP Senate Candidate Deletes Her Pro-DACA Video

CNN reports: The office of Arizona Republican Rep. Martha McSally has removed from public view a video on YouTube of her defending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. McSally is currently running in the Republican primary to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake against former state senator Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who are …

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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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GOP Rep Busted Sock-Puppeting Own Facebook Page

Law & Crime reports: An Arizona congresswoman was called out for posting fake compliments to her own Facebook page on Monday. On Sunday afternoon, Republican Representative Martha McSally posted an uncontroversial and innocuous status update regarding Arizonans’ service during the Vietnam War. Quite a bit more controversially, however, McSally – or her social media director–immediately moved to post the first …

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