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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 December 18, 2017


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Doug Ducey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tim Jeffries (R) - Ex-State Economic Security Director

Steve Farley (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Businessman & Artist
David Garcia (D) - College Professor, Ex-State Associate Supt. of Public Instruction & '14 SPI Nominee
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
Noah Dyer (Independent) - Marketing Executive, Ex-Teacher & Ex-Democrat

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Evan Mecham

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Michele Reagan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Steve Montenegro (R) - State Sen., Ex-House Majority Leader, Minister & Ex-Congressional Aide

Katie Hobbs (D) - State Sen. & Social Worker

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Mark Brnovich (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE TREASURER:
[ Jeff DeWit (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Tom Forese (R) - State Corporation Commissioner, Ex-State Rep. & Businessman
Kimberly Yee (R) - State Sen Majority Leader, Ex-Maricopla Co Supervisor & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide

Rose Mofford

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION:
Diane Douglas (R)* - (Campaign Site)
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 (Independent) - Educator

STATE MINE INSPECTOR:
Joe Hart (R)*


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

[ Jeff Flake (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Craig Brittain (R) - Network Engineer, Mobile App Designer & GOP Activist
Christian "CJ" Diegel (R) - Financial Planner & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran

Paul Gosar (R) - Congressman & Dentist
Robert Graham (R) - State GOP Chair & Businessman

Jay Heiler (R) - Arizona State University Regent, Attorney & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide

Martha McSally (R) - Congresswoman, Retired USAF Officer & Gulf War Veteran
Ben Quayle (R) - Ex-Congressman, Lobbyist, Attorney & Ex-Businessman
Matt Salmon (R) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-State Sen., University Official & '02 Gov. Nominee

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
Bob Bishop (D) - Businessman & Test Pilot
Che' Fowler (D) - Enlightenment Guide

Mark Kelly (D) - Retired Astronaut, Retired Navy Captain & Gun Control Advocate

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 (Libt) - 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 
Kevin Cavanaugh (R) - Ex-Pinal County Sheriff's Office Administration Commander
Shawn Redd (R) - Businessman & '16 Candidate
Tiffany Shedd (R) - Attorney, Farmer & Artist
Steve Smith (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Marketing Executive

District 2:
Martha McSally (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Juan Ciscomani (R) - Gubernatorial Aide & Ex-Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce VP
Todd Clodfelter (R) - State Rep., Printing Company Owner & GOP Activist
Gail Griffin (R) - State Senate Majority Whip, Ex-State Rep. & Real Estate Broker
Shelley Kais (R) - Businesswoman, Educator & '14 Candidate

Lea Marquez-Peterson (R) - Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President

Ally Miller (R) - Pima County Supervisor, Corporate Finance Executive & GOP Activist
Danny "DJ" Morales (R) - Douglas City Councilman, Naval Reserve Officer, Police Officer & Youth Pastor
Ethan Orr (R) - Ex-State Rep. & Ex-Non- Profit Group Exec Director
Ted Vogt (R) - Ex-State Rep., State Corporation Commission Exec Director & Afghan War Veteran

Matt Heinz (D) - Ex-State Rep., Physician & '12/'16 Candidate 
Lou Jordan (D) - Retired USAF Colonel
Ann Kirkpatrick (D) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-State Rep., Attorney & '16 US Sen. Nominee
Billy Kovacs (D) - Hotel Manager & Marketing Consultant
Jeff Latas (D) - Airline Pilot, Businessman, USAF Veteran, Democratic Activist & '06 Candidate
Mary Matiella (D) - Ex-US Asst Army Secretary, Ex-US Forest Service CFO & Accountant

Joshua Polacheck (D) - Ex-US Foreign Service Officer

Barbara Sherry (D) - Rancher & Ex-Mortgage Broker
Bruce Wheeler (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Tucson City Councilman & Energy Executive
Will Foster (I) - Adjunct College Professor & Businessman

District 3:
Raśl Grijalva (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sergio Arellano (R) - Political Organizer, Iraq War Veteran & GOP Activist
Edna San Miguel (R) - Substitute Teacher, Artist & '16 Candidate
Jaime Vasquez (Independent) - Ironworks Contractor, Ex-Republican & '12 Candidate

John Rhodes

District 4:
Paul Gosar (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Ana Maria Perez (D) - Architect

District 5:
Andy Biggs (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Joan Greene (D) - Marketing Firm Owner
Jose Torres (D)

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-Roosevelt School Board Member & Educator

District 8 - Special Election 2018:
Primary: February 27, 2018 - General: April 24, 2018
[ Trent Franks (R)* - Resigned effective December 8, 2017. ]
Chad Allen (R) - Healthcare Executive
Travis Angry (R) - Motivational Speaker, Author & Veteran

Jan Brewer (R) - Ex-Governor, Ex-Secy of State, Ex-Maricopa County Supervisor & Ex-State Sen.
Cathy Carlat (R) - Peoria Mayor, Ex-City Councilwoman & Retired Businesswoman

Bill Harbeck (R) - Christian Educator & Non-Profit Group Executive

Clint Hickman (R) - Maricopa County Supervisor & Farmer
Debbie Lesko (R) - State Senate President Pro-Tempore & Ex-State Rep.

David Lien (R) - Piano Teacher
Phil Lovas (R) - Ex-SBA Regional Official, Ex-State Rep. & Trump State Co-Chair

Darin Mitchell (D) - State Rep.

Steve Montenegro (R) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-House Majority Leader, Minister & Ex-Congressional Aide
Christopher Rippey (R) - Auto Dealer Service Advisor
Jon Ritzheimer (R) - USMC Veteran, Felon & Anti-Muslim Activist

Tony Rivero (R) - State Rep. & Ex-Peoria City Councilman

Bob Stump (R) - Ex-State Corporation Commissioner, Ex-State Rep. & Ex-Photojournalist
Chris Sylvester (R) - Aerospace Engineer & Retired Navy Officer

Kimberly Yee (R) - State Sen Majority Leader, Ex-Maricopla Co Supervisor & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide

Judith McHale (D) - Mental Health Counselor
Robert Kyle Schuster (D) - High School Coach, Graduate Student & Ex-Store Manager
Hiral Tipirneni (D) - Scientific Review Officer & Physician
Brianna Westbrook (D) - Auto Sales Manager & LGBT Activist
Augie Beyer (Independent) - Store Manager & Ex-Tonawanda (NY) School Board Member

District 9:
[ Kyrsten Sinema (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2018. ]
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
Zhani Doko (Libertarian) - '14 State Sen. Candidate
Stephen Kessen (Libertarian) - Tech Support Agent & Photo Editor
Scott Menor (Independent) - Businessman & Physicist
Kiko Rex (Independent) - Progressive Activist


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Bruce Babbitt

Constitution Party of Arizona
Arizona Democratic Party
Arizona Green Party
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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