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ARIZONA

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Janet Napolitano 2002

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline: May 30, 2018
Filing Deadline (Primary - Write-Ins): July 19, 2018
Filing Deadline (General - Write-Ins): September 27, 2018
Primary: August 28, 2018
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on May 21, 2018


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Doug Ducey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Ken Bennett (R) - Ex-Sec of State, Ex-State Senate President & '14 Candidate & '16 US Rep Candidate
Steve Farley (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Businessman & Artist
Kelly Fryer (D) - Southern Arizona YWCA CEO, Lutheran Minister & Ex-College Professor
David Garcia (D) - College Professor, Ex-State Associate Supt. of Public Instruction & '14 SPI Nominee
Angel Torres (Green) - State Party Co-Chair, Airline Employee & Frequent Candidate
Jeff Funicello (Libertarian) - MMA Fighting Instructor
Merissa Hamilton (Libertarian) - Foodservice Executive, Libertarian Activist & '16 US Sen Candidate
Barry Hess (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Vice Chair, Businessman & Frequent Candidate
Kevin McCormick (Libertarian) - Businessman & Software Developer
Len Clark (I) - Teacher, Sanders Campaign Activist & Frequent Candidate
Noah Dyer (I) - Marketing Executive, Ex-Teacher & Ex-Democrat
Chip Howard (I) - Agricultural Consultant, Biochemist & '10/'14 Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Evan Mecham

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Michele Reagan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Lori Klein Corbin (R) - Ex-State Sen. & RNC Committeewoman
Steve Gaynor (R) - Investment Executive & Businessman

Steve Pierce (R) - Ex-State Senate President & Rancher

Mark Robert Gordon (D) - Attorney & Political Consultant
Katie Hobbs (D) - State Sen. & Social Worker
Leslie Pico (D) - Marketing Consultant

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Mark Brnovich (R)* - (Campaign Site)
January Contreras (D) - Ex-Asst Attorney General & Ex-US Homeland Security Dept Official

STATE TREASURER:
[ Jeff DeWit (R)* - Resgned in March 2018 to accept position as NASA CFO. ]
Tom Forese (R) - State Corporation Commissioner, Ex-State Rep. & Businessman
Jo Ann Sabbagh (R) - Accountant & Minister
Kimberly Yee (R) - State Sen Majority Leader, Ex-Maricopla Co Supervisor & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide
Mark Cardenas (D) - State Rep., Accountant & Iraq War Veteran
Mark Manoil (D) - Attorney & Ex-Maricopa County Democratic Chair

Rose Mofford

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION:
Diane Douglas (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Robert Branch (R) - College Professor
Jonathan Gelbart (R) - Charter School Executive & Engineer
Tracy Livingston (R) - Maricopa Community College Governing Board Member & Teacher
Frank Riggs (R) - Ex-Congressman, Charter School Executive, '14 Gov. Candidate & '98 US Sen. Candidate 
Kathy Hoffman (D) - Teacher & Speach Therapist
David Schapira (D) - Tempe City Councilman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Teacher
Stacie Banks (I) - Educator

STATE MINE INSPECTOR:
Joe Hart (R)*
Bill Pierce (D) - Mining Engineer


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

[ Jeff Flake (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Joe Arpaio (R) - Ex-Maricopa County Sheriff
Craig Brittain (R) - Network Engineer, Mobile App Designer & GOP Activist
Christian "CJ" Diegel (R) - Financial Planner & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
Michelle Griffin (R) - Health Insurance Company Legal Compliance Officer
Martha McSally (R) - Congresswoman, Retired USAF Officer & Gulf War Veteran
G.E. Paulus (R) - Retired Natural Gas Utility Manager & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
Shawn Redd (R) - Businessman & '16 US Rep Candidate
Nicholas Tutora (R) - Pharmacist & Trump Campaign Activist
Kelli Ward (R) - Ex-State Sen., Physician, Tea Party Activist & '16 Candidate
Deedra Abboud (D) - Attorney & Muslim-American Community Activist
Sheila Bilyeu (D) - Retired School Counselor & Frequent Candidate
Bob Bishop (D) - Businessman & Test Pilot
Che' Fowler (D) - Enlightenment Guide
Matt Jette (D) - College Professor & Frequent Candidate
Jim Moss (D) - Businessman, Ex-Educator & Community Activist
Chris Russell (D) - Attorney & Army Veteran
Kyrsten Sinema (D) - Congresswoman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Eve Reyes-Aguirre (Green) - Community Organizer & Environmental Activist
Doug Marks (Libertarian) - Application Developer, Army Veteran & Ex-Town Board Member in IL

Sam Steiger

John McCain (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Tom O'Halleran (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Miguel Olivas (D) - Businessman, Ex-Congressional Aide & Frequent Candidare 
Wendy Rogers (R) - Retired USAF Officer, Social Worker & Frequent Candidate
Tiffany Shedd (R) - Attorney, Farmer & Artist
Steve Smith (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Marketing Executive

District 2:
[ Martha McSally (R)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2018. ]
Lea Marquez-Peterson (R) - Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President
Brandon Martin (R) - Defense Contractor & Army Veteran
Danny "DJ" Morales (R) - Ex-Douglas City Councilman, Naval Reserve Officer, Police Officer & Youth Pastor
Casey Welch (R) - Military Contractor, Businessman & Peace Corps Veteran
Matt Heinz (D) - Ex-State Rep., Physician & '12/'16 Candidate 
Ann Kirkpatrick (D) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-State Rep., Attorney & '16 US Sen. Nominee
Billy Kovacs (D) - Hotel Manager & Marketing Consultant
Mary Matiella (D) - Ex-US Asst Army Secretary, Ex-US Forest Service CFO & Accountant
Barbara Sherry (D) - Rancher & Ex-Mortgage Broker
Bruce Wheeler (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Tucson City Councilman & Energy Executive
Yahya Yuksel (D) - Investment Banker

District 3:
Raśl Grijalva (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sergio Arellano (R) - Political Organizer, Iraq War Veteran & GOP Activist
Paul Evans (R) - State Employee
Nick Pierson (R) - FInancial Advisor & Army Veteran
Edna San Miguel (R) - Teacher, Artist, Author & '16 Candidate
Shawn Gilmore (IP) 
Jaime Vasquez (I) - Ironworks Contractor, Ex-Republican & '12 Candidate

John Rhodes

District 4:
Paul Gosar (R)* - (Campaign Site)
David Brill (D) - Physician & Businessman
Delina DiSanto (D) - Nurse & '04 Candidate
Ana Maria Perez (D) - Architect
Haryaksha Gregor Knauer (Green) - Newspaper Printing Worker & Frequent Candidate
Thad Andreski (Write-In) - Elder Health Care Assistant & Ex-Teacher

District 5:
Andy Biggs (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tyler Pace (R)
Joan Greene (D) - Marketing Firm Owner
Tony Margalis (D) - Software Engineer
Jose Torres (D) - Engineer & Mathematician

District 6:
David Schweikert (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Anita Malik (D) - Marketing Executive & Ex-Journalist
Garrick McFadden (D) - Attorney
Heather Ross (D) - Nursing School Professor & Critical Care Consultant
W. John Williamson (D) - Teacher & Frequent Candidate

Jim Kolbe

District 7:
Ruben Gallego (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Catherine Miranda (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Ex-Roosevelt School Board Member & Educator

District 8:
Debbie Lesko (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Bob Musselwhite (D) - Ex-Litchfield Park City Councilman, Teacher & Ex-City Manager
Bob Olsen (D) - Attorney, Retired Firefighter & Navy Veteran
Robert Kyle Schuster (D) - College Student & High School Baseball Coach
Hiral Tipirneni (D) - Scientific Review Officer, Physician & '18 Special Nominee
Brianna Westbrook (D) - Auto Sales Manager, LGBT Activist & '18 Special Candidate
Chris Sylvester (I) - Aerospace Engineer, Retired Navy Officer & '18 Special Candidate

District 9:
[ Kyrsten Sinema (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2018. ]
Hector Araujo (D) - YMCA Program Coordinator

Chad Campbell (D) - Ex-State House Minority Leader & Communications Consultant

Talia Fuentes (D) - Biologist & '16 Candidate
Greg Stanton (D) - Phoenix Mayor, Ex-Phoenix City Councilman & Attorney
Steve Ferrara (R) - Physician, Medical School Professor & Retired Navy Captain
Dave Giles (R) - Business Consultant, Engineer & '16 Nominee
Seth Leibsohn (R) - Radio Show Host & Political Consultant
Irina Baroness von Behr (R) - Community Activist & '16 Tempe City Council Candidate
Myron Scott (Green) - Attorney
Zhani Doko (Libertarian) - '14 State Sen. Candidate
Stephen Kessen (Libertarian) - Tech Support Agent & Photo Editor
Scott Menor (I) - Businessman & Physicist
Kiko Rex (I) - Progressive Activist


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Bruce Babbitt

Constitution Party of Arizona
Arizona Democratic Party
Arizona Green Party
Independent Party of Arizona
Arizona Libertarian Party
Arizona Republican Party


STATE ELECTION OFFICES:

Secretary of State's Office

Citizens Clean Elections Commission


John McCain 1982

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Arizona Capitol Times (Phoenix)
Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)
Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff)
Arizona Republic (Phoenix)
AZ-Vote (Liberal)
Bisbee Observer
Blog For Arizona (Liberal)
Casa Grande Dispatch
Cave Creek Foothills Sentinel / Canyon Country News
Cave Creek Sonoran News
Douglas Daily Dispatch
Kingman Daily Miner
KGUN TV-9 (ABC - Tucson)
KOLD TV-13 (CBS - Tucson)
Lake Havasu City News-Herald
Navajo Hopi Observer (Flagstaff)
Navajo Times
Parker Sun-Times
Payson Roundup
Phoenix Echo Magazine (Gay & Lesbian)
PHXNews.com
Phoenix New Times (Alternative)
PolitickerAZ.com
Prescott Daily Courier & Prescott Valley Tribune
Sedona Red Rock News
Sierra Vista Herald
Tombstone Tumbleweed
Tucson Citizen
Yuma Daily Sun

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