2018 Primary Election

August 28, 2018

2018 Primary Election

August 28, 2018

U.S. Senator (REP)



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480-508-5278
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Wife, mom, Doctor, Senator — Kelli Ward has a lot to be proud of. From humble beginnings as a coal miner's granddaughter in West Virginia, Dr. Kelli Ward is a graduate of Duke University, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, and A.T. Still University. While in medical school, she met her husband Michael, an emergency physician who served over 33 years in the US Air Force and Air National Guard. In 1999 they moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona where they built their family and their businesses. Dr. Ward provided care to her community through her own private practice, Lakeview Family Healthcare with her mom, Dr. Lorraine Byrd for over 10 years. After selling her practice to a community health center, she began work in the emergency departments in Lake Havasu and Kingman. Kelli entered politics by running for the Arizona State Senate in her effort to defeat Obamacare. After winning a tough primary election in 2012, she was unopposed when running for reelection in 2014. While serving in office, she continued to practice medicine in the emergency departments in Lake Havasu City and Kingman, Arizona. Kelli is looking forward to representing you in the U.S. Senate

Address:
16743 E. Palisades Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
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U.S. Senator (DEM)



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602-501-3418
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Deedra Abboud is a civil rights activist and immigration attorney who has devoted her life to defending the rights of America’s most vulnerable. Born and raised in Arkansas, Deedra found herself drawn to the diverse and friendly communities of Arizona, and has spent the last 20 years making The Grand Canyon State her home. Deedra is asking for your help in attaining the Democratic candidate nomination for the U.S. Senate, with the proud knowledge she will take her fight, achieving liberty and justice for all, all the way to Washington.

U.S. Senator (GRN)



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I have worked as a grassroots organizer in the community, and have advocated for indigenous women and girls, the environment, indigenous peoples rights, human rights, migrant rights and water rights, on a local, national and international level, for over 20 years. I have made the commitment to run for US Senate to do what I can, as a mother, and as an indigenous woman, to ensure that our voices are heard, for the sake of our future generations.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 1 (REP)



Address:
2401 W. Historical Route 66 #88
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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480-529-9891
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Conservative Republican, 20 years active duty service, ret Lt Col, one of Air Force’s first women pilots, 21 years business entrepreneur, State of AZ subst teacher, real estate instructor, CCW, home school mom, Ham radio, Search & Rescue, CFI pilot. #MAGA #TakeBackAZ01 #AZpol 🇺🇸🦅 Build the wall End sanctuary cities Cut spending Defund Planned Parenthood Take care of our veterans & rebuild our military

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 1 (DEM)



Address:
PO Box 63992
Phoenix, AZ 85082
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928-275-1603
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As a former law enforcement officer and business owner, Congressman Tom O'Halleran has seen firsthand the issues impacting communities, families, and entrepreneurs, and he has always worked to find commonsense solutions that deliver lasting change. He took those experiences and delivered for Arizona families as a state lawmaker in the Arizona House of Representatives and Senate and as the United States congressman for Arizona’s First Congressional District. As a public servant, he has built a reputation for taking on tough challenges and finding bipartisan commonsense solutions. For example, Tom led the charge to reform Arizona’s dysfunctional Child Protective Services during his time in the state legislature, and he succeeded in securing funding for all-day kindergarten and education and university research in the budget. As a U.S. Congressman, Tom is a leader on issues impacting Indian Country and rural America, and he is focused on economic development opportunities across Arizona. He works closely with Republicans and Democrats alike on the Problem Solvers Caucus to invest in skills training and education opportunities for future generations of Arizonans, address the opioid epidemic that devastates rural communities, and improve health care access for Arizona veterans.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 2 (REP)



Address:
PO Box 40935
Tucson, AZ 85717
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1273 Leon Way
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Address:
PO Box 32830
Tucson, AZ 85751-2830
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520-457-8182
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A proud native of Arizona State, and lifelong Republican, Casey Burke Welch has two decades of leadership experience. Casey joined the U.S. Peace Corps as a Small Business Development Volunteer in Nicaragua helping create 11 agriculture cooperatives producing beef, cheese, and milk. Afterwards, Casey built a successful meat processing business from the ground up in Nicaragua. Given his strong desire to serve his country, Casey returned to public service accepting even greater challenges by working for the U.S. Government in hotspots such as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Colombia. As a government official, Casey provided faithful and valuable service to the country by working in kinetic and remote areas to help stabilize towns and villages plagued by conflict between host governments and terrorist organizations. Casey attended ASU where he graduated with a BS in Global Business. Casey later earned three graduate degrees in business administration, public administration, and natural resources management. Casey looks forward to using the experience he has acquired in business and public service to represent Arizona’s second congressional district. Particularly, Casey wants to be a forceful advocate for the district in Congress and work on legislation that puts our economy and national security first.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 3 (DEM)



Address:
PO Box 1242
Tucson, AZ 85702
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Raúl Grijalva is a Tucson native who has dedicated his life’s work to public service and improving the quality of life for Arizonans. Since his election to Congress in 2002, Raúl has been a champion for lower income, marginalized and minority communities. Quality public education, good wages, the right for workers to organize and protecting the environment are some of his top policy concerns. As Ranking Member of the Natural Resources Committee, Raúl leads the fight to address climate change, hold polluters accountable and preserve public lands for future generations. As a member of the Committee on Education and The Workforce, Raúl fights to provide needed resources to our faltering education system and make access to debt-free higher education a reality for all. As Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Raúl plays a leadership role in protecting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, pushing a universal health care system and creating a fair economy that benefits everyone, not just the wealthiest few. As senior member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Raúl is a steadfast proponent of comprehensive immigration reform and is a top voice for protecting DACA recipients and their families.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 4 (REP)



Address:
P.O. Box 2967
Prescott , AZ 86302
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Dr. Paul Gosar is a conservative Republican representing Arizona’s Fourth Congressional District and currently serving in his fourth term. As a member of Congress, he is focused on fighting for the interests of the people of Arizona. By repealing burdensome regulations and fostering an environment for economic growth, he's working to create more jobs for our families. He's working to keep our families safe by securing the border and ending the influx of illegal immigration. And he's reforming government by cutting federal spending and forcing accountability. Recently Paul was named Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus, founded twenty years ago to promote rural values, preserve our uniquely American way of life, and combat federal overreach over our land, water, and natural resources. He was also named Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources which oversees American energy production and mining on federal lands, critical to Arizona's economy. Paul is a devout family man and cherishes Arizona's culture of family values. He and his wife Maude have been married for more than 25 years and have three children.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 4 (DEM)



Address:
101 W. Goodwin St. #3644
Prescott, AZ 86303-9998
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928-237-4202
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As a triple-boarded M.D. in Internal Medicine, Occupational/Environmental Medicine, and Clinical Informatics along with an M.P.H. in Environmental Sciences and an M.A. in Education, David Brill will bring a unique wealth of knowledge to Congress. His 10 years as Head of Primary Care at the Veterans Administration, dealing with medical policy, ensuring coverage for veterans, and budget issues positions him as a leading medical resource to Congress at a time where his expertise is needed the most. His years as an entrepreneur make him keenly aware how difficult it can be to start, grow and sustain businesses in a global marketplace. It’s one thing to work for a company, but another altogether to build one from scratch. David can talk the language of business growth based upon first-hand experience. “I am running for Congress to represent all voters in CD4. I am running to represent high school seniors as well as senior citizens; veterans and civilians; patients and doctors; small farm owners and large industries. I believe the “cut and spend” approach to government has failed and it is paramount that we create a Congress that can work together for the benefit of the all people of this country.”

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 4 (GRN)



Address:
PO Box 1203
Chino Valley, AZ 86323
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623-202-9335
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Haryaksha Gregor Knauer, Green Party of Yavapai County. Artist, horseman, runner. AZ resident, off and on since 1980, when I first came to live and work at Arcosanti. Currently employed as trimmer at a medical marijuana grow facility. Student of spiritual master Sri Chinmoy since 1988. Registered Green since 1992. The 4 pillars of the Green Party inform my ethos for serving: 1) environmental wisdom, 2) social & economic justice, 3) nonviolence and 4) grassroots democracy. Domestic policy: Electoral reform! I am running a no-gift campaign. Foreign policy: I am the peace candidate. Seize the opportunity, vote Green at every level (nothing will change until we toss out the samo D's & R's). "I abhor mendacity." --Big Daddy, from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 5 (REP)



Address:
10612 S. Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Andy Biggs was elected to serve the people of Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District in 2016. He currently sits on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee where he Chairs the Subcommittee on the Environment. Prior to his election, Andy served in the Arizona’s State House of Representatives for eight years, and in the Arizona State Senate for six years. In 2012, Andy was elected by his colleagues to lead their caucus as Senate President.Andy’s record in the Arizona legislature earned him the “Champion of the Taxpayer” award from Americans for Prosperity, and he has been honored numerous times by the Goldwater Institute as a “Friend of Liberty.” Andy is retired attorney and is licensed to practice in Arizona, Washington and New Mexico. He received a B.A. in Asian Studies from Brigham Young University, his M.A. in Political Science from Arizona State University, and his J.D. from the University of Arizona. An Arizona native, Andy and his wife, Cindy, have lived in Gilbert for the past 35 years. They are the proud parents of six children and the grandparents of four grandchildren.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 5 (DEM)



Address:
PO Box 2215
Higley, AZ 85236
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540-755-0080
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Jose Torres, an Arizona native, graduate of ASU (Engineering, Math) and Thunderbird (Global MBA), with 20+ years at Intel and Motorola, is running for US House of Representatives from the east valley because he grew tired of asking why government doesn't function. Jose will work with anyone with a good idea to deliver increased economic prosperity to all. Jose is a real person, not a career politician, and he embodies the small town values of his grandparents, who were copper miners in Superior, AZ. Both his parents were lifelong public school teachers in Mesa. Jose always looks people in the eye and seeks to understand different walks of life. Jose married the love of his life 21 years ago, and they have three boys in public schools, with the oldest already at NAU. Jose will always fight for the rights of all to express themselves non-violently, even those with different opinions. He has hiked the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim, owns an M1-Garand surplus rifle, and is an enthusiast for the hills and natural beauty of Arizona’s cherished open spaces. Knowing that a house divided cannot stand, Jose will bring regular people to build bridges across the gaps that divide us.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 6 (REP)



Address:
15819 E Sycamore Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-4331
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3,276

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 6 (DEM)



Phone:
623-233-4416
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As an attorney, I advocate on behalf of my clients every day to obtain justice for them and their families. Through that work and as the owner of a small business, I have learned that though we live in the greatest country in the world, injustice still persists. I am running for office because I want to deliver real solutions to the complex problems that Arizona and our country face. I will work for and embrace economic development, health care reform through a single payer system, reforms to our criminal justice system and immigration policies, investments into public education, and as the son of an Air Force veteran, ensure the much needed support for each man and woman that fights for our country. I was raised in Apple Valley, MN and went to college in Storm Lake, IA. I received my law degree and an advanced degree in accounting from the University of Southern California. My wife is a graduate of UT Austin, VCU, and her PH.D in public policy from ASU. We have a four-year-old daughter. I am the son of two ASU Sun Devils. I want to make Arizona work for all of us.

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PO Box 14694
Scottsdale, AZ 85267
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Arizonans too often feel they are losing control of their government. Whether it is how much we pay in taxes, a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions or creating a sound economy that thrives for everyone, the people of Arizona’s 6th district deserve a system that works for them. As a proven leader in the community, Anita is prepared to bring progress and solutions back to the table. For more than 20 years, Anita has learned the value of working hard together. Throughout her career, she has created jobs and inspired others by solving problems, uniting divided teams and leading by listening. She started her career in the early days of Arizona tech, working as a developer and business analyst. She went on to work at the The Arizona Republic, and was Deputy Director of ASU’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. More recently, Anita was COO of marketing tech company, ClearVoice. Anita’s entrepreneurial projects have often struck a chord nationally. In 2004, she founded East West Magazine, a national publication celebrating pan Asian-American life. She was featured on FOLIO’s “40 Under 40” list for her ability to eloquently promote and support a multicultural America.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 8 (REP)



Address:
P.O. Box 45388
Phoenix, AZ 85064
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623-878-9761
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Thank you so much for signing my online petition! Please feel free to contact me anytime at my home 623-878-9761 or email me at: [email protected] Here's a little bit about me... -I'm happily married with 3 children and 2 grandchildren -I've served as the AZ Senate President Pro-Tempore, Senate Appropriations Chairman and House Ways & Means Chairman which gives me extensive knowledge on budget and tax issues. While in the AZ legislature I've been named... -"Champion of the Taxpayer" by Americans for Prosperity -"Senator of the Year" by the AZ Chamber of Commerce -"Legislator of the Year" by the AZ Republican Party received the "Golden Apple Award" from AZ Parents for Education and have been endorsed by... -the NRA -Fire & Police -local leaders I have a reputation of taking on big, important issues that others won't do... I sponsored & passed... -historic pension reform with 70% voter approval -historic tax reform that reduced taxes and regulation on AZ businesses -historic education legislation that allows parents to choose the best education for their children -legislation to help patients settle surprise medical bills - legislation to eliminate photo radar on state highways including on Grand Ave. by El Mirage

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 8 (DEM)



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U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 9 (REP)



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Steve Ferrara is an Interventional Radiologist and retired Navy Captain currently running for United States Congress from his home state of Arizona. His policy interests arose during a distinguished 25-year career where he completed multiple deployments with the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps and went on to help lead one of the nation’s finest health care systems of ~9.5 million beneficiaries as the Navy’s Chief Medical Officer. His career was defined by pioneering achievements including the introduction of endovascular therapies to the battlefield and leading Navy Medicine’s transition to becoming a High Reliability Organization. Ferrara honed his policy skills during the 113th Congress where he served as a National Academy of Sciences Congressional Health Policy Fellow. He served as a health staffer on the Energy and Commerce Committee and became instrumental in the repeal of the SGR. He was a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Executive Council where he served as Councilor and Chair for Health Policy and Economics. He also served on the Government Relations Committee for the American College of Radiology. Steve and Elizabeth, a Navy Captain and pediatric nephrologist, have been married for 23 years. They have two amazing children, Madeleine (17) and John (14).

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PO BOX 5394
Mesa, AZ 85211
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480-664-4971
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My name is Dave Giles and I am the conservative Republican running for Congress in Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District. I am an international business man who served as Executive Advisor and Consultant to the Saudi Oil Minister and President of Saudi Aramco. I served as a consultant to Wells Fargo’s corporate offices in Chandler and Scottsdale for several years. In 2007, I founded Faros Aero, LLC Engineering Services. I have an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. I also am commercial Jet Pilot. I want to serve YOU! Not the Beltway Boys. I will fight so you can bring home more of the money that you earn. 2017 has brought record highs in the stock market. I won’t leave a $35 Billion dollar metro light rail debt for your grandchildren to pay off. I will not approve CD9 as a ‘Sanctuary Congressional District’. I won’t make promises to Police Officers and their families and then refuse to honor those promises. I will not criticize Police Officers for doing their jobs and protecting all citizens. I will find ways to increase employment opportunities for all CD 9 citizens. I want to be your voice in Washington, D. C.

U.S. Representative in Congress - District No. 9 (DEM)



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Talia Fuentes is a working class mother focused on integrating science into legislation, fighting for universal healthcare, and progressive values within the federal government. She's traveled around the world, working on issues affecting wildlife and the environment, teaching her the value of the scientific method in enriching our experiences while enabling us to understand each other and our world. She started her career in radio, spending 5 years with KUKQ and KWSS on their morning show, which led to her day job with Synergy Sports Technology. She's an entrepreneur building "Unite Congress" as the founder and CEO. With a background in Applied Biology and years of experience in the educational and scientific community, she's been accepted to the ASU's graduate School for the Future of Innovation in Society, MS: Science and Technology Policy Program. With deep roots in our state, she's a 3rd generation Arizonan, raised by a bipartisan family. Talia is the proud mom of 11 year old son, Maxwell, and dog Monkey. She's lived in Tempe for over 10 years, while her son attends the public schools in the area. Talia wants to unite all Arizonans through science and bring a voice for the working class to congress.