McSally proposes 7 debates as Arizona Senate race heats up

McSally proposed an unusually large number of debates for a sitting senator with the bully-pulpit advantages of incumbency, but she must overcome a fundraising and polling deficit in a race that will help determine control of the U.S. Senate. Several other vulnerable GOP senators from other states have similarly proposed large numbers of debates.

FOX 10 Voter Guide: 2020 Arizona Primary election

Early voting for the primary election started on July 8 when ballots were mailed to voters on the Permanent Early Voting List, voters who requested a ballot-by-mail and in-person early voting at county recorders' offices and other designated early voting locations.

Democrats' primary focus: Arizona's 6th Congressional District

Democrats see the 6th District, a Republican stronghold which covers much of north Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills and Scottsdale, as winnable because of a long-running ethics investigation into five-term GOP incumbent Rep. David Schweikert.

GOP Arizona Rep. Schweikert pays fine to settle ethics case

In a written response filed with the committee, Schweikert said he believed he could disprove some of the allegations but decided to seek a settlement in part because the investigative process “was time consuming and extremely costly.”

Arizona's rugged individualism poses barrier to mask rules

The state has a fierce individualism that has endured among some in Arizona since the days of the Wild West. The buzz-off attitude is taking on new importance as the state has become one of the world’s top hot spots for the spread of the coronavirus.