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Hartke, Orlando campaigns pile up cash
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Hartke, Orlando campaigns pile up cash

April 25th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke did not face a challenger for his office four years ago. There is a challenger on the ballot in 2022, but the mayor enjoys a huge campaign finance advantage heading into the...
Election 2022 begins for Chandler mayor, council
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Election 2022 begins for Chandler mayor, council

April 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The campaign season for the 2022 city election is officially underway in Chandler. The deadline for submitting signatures to qualify for the Aug. 2 primary election was April 4 and two candidates for...
CUSD board on sidelines of Ducey-Biden feud
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CUSD board on sidelines of Ducey-Biden feud

August 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Arizonan Executive Editor And Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services. With millions of dollars and even enrollment numbers at stake, the Chandler Unified Governing Board on Aug. 19 voted 3-2 not to defy Gov....
Mesnard surviving, Sellers trailing in unofficial results
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Mesnard surviving, Sellers trailing in unofficial results

November 5th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor The blue wave that gave Arizona its second Democrat in the U.S. Senate may have nearly cost a longtime Chandler legislator his seat and apparently dashed the hopes of another local politician for...
State panel backs off changes in schools’ sex education
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State panel backs off changes in schools’ sex education

July 9th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Facing a barrage of parental criticism, the state Board of Education decided Monday to scrap a proposal to remove certain language from the rules on sex education. Several members of the...
Chandler councilman, 12 others vie for supervisor seat
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Chandler councilman, 12 others vie for supervisor seat

February 27th, 2019 | by development
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor   A current and a former member of Chandler City Council are among the applicants for a vacancy on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The list of hopefuls includes eight Republicans...
Chandler sticks with AZ League of Cities
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Chandler sticks with AZ League of Cities

February 16th, 2019 | by development
By Jim Walsh and Jason Stone Staff Writers   The Arizona League of Cities and Towns lost the state’s largest city when Phoenix took the unprecedented step of canceling its membership, but neither Chandler nor Mesa have...
Will ‘Year Of The Teacher’ Impact Chandler Races?
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Will ‘Year Of The Teacher’ Impact Chandler Races?

November 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak And Cecilia Chan Staff It’s the year of the teacher this midterm election year as hundreds of current and former educators run for state offices around the country. And to a small degree, that’s playing out...
EV Leaders Urge ‘No’ On Voucher, No-Tax Propositions
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EV Leaders Urge ‘No’ On Voucher, No-Tax Propositions

November 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor The East Valley’s most prominent organization of business, education and community leaders has parted ways with the governor and a state Realtors group on two ballot propositions. The...
Meet the candidates for Chandler Unified’s governing board
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Meet the candidates for Chandler Unified’s governing board

September 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
JOSHUA ASKEY Age: 47 Immediate family: My wife and I have three boys — Cade (18), Quinn (17) and Kye (12). Cade is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines Cebu East mission....