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The race between Democratic Congressman Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally remained too close to call as of the Explorer’s Monday deadline, with McSally holding a slim 341-vote lead over Barber.
Democrat incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick took the CD-1 seat after state house speaker Andy Tobin conceded.
Pascua Yaqui guitarist Gabriel Ayala didn’t always believe his future would be rooted in the music industry. A Tucson native, Ayala had originally taken on the guitar playing that he is now acclaimed for around the world for reasons that may surprise you.
It’s that time again, when I write up my election endorsements. Anyone who’s read this column knows I’m a strong Democrat, so it should come as no surprise I’m supporting Democrats all the way down the line. However, to those of you who vote for both Democrats and Republicans, here are a few reasons to favor the D’s this time around.
While Congressional District 1 is the 10th largest in the nation, and has one of the most diverse populations – both Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) and challenger Ariz. House Speaker Andy Tobin (R) agree that the majority of the district is rural and the needs of constituents are common.
Candidates for the U.S. House seat in Arizona’s First Congressional District are debating in Northwest Tucson on Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the theater at Mountain View High School at Thornydale and Linda Vista.
Three Republican candidates—House Speaker Andy Tobin, state Rep. Adam Kwasman and rancher/businessman Gary Kiehne—are vying for the chance to take on Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s Congressional District 1, a sprawling district that includes most of rural Eastern Arizona and stretches from Oro Valley, Marana, SaddleBrooke to Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona Native American reservations.
The ballot set to run in the August Primary Election took shape in Arizona on May 28, as candidates worked to submit the required signatures to officially run.
The tape is slowly being stripped away as each new advertisement appears on television, and yes, we all know that in the months to come, the gloves will come off in the political arena.
In anticipation of Meggitt PLC’s Securaplane office’s grand opening in Oro Valley, U.S. Rep Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz. toured the facility and spoke with its employees on March 20.
The national 2014 Congressional Art Competition is under way, and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick invites high schools across Arizona’s District One to submit their students’ artwork.
Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
Today, U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., launches a week of meetings and events across Congressional District One with visits to Marana and Oro Valley.
Each year the Classic Car Show and Blues Festival rolls into Oro Valley, attracting thousands of people and bringing the community together, and each year the show presents more and more reasons to attend.
Members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee have elected U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., to be the ranking member of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee in the 113th Congress. She has also been assigned to serve on the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee.
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., announced that she has been appointed to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Veterans’ Affairs Committee in the 113th Congress. Kirkpatrick is the only Arizonan serving on either of the House committees.
With the high number of provisional and mail-in ballots last week, the state had more than 600,000 votes to count after the Nov. 6 General Election. In Pima County, election crews spent the last week going through nearly 80,000 ballots.
It appears Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick will become the representative for one of the largest congressional districts in the nation, defeating Republican Jonathan Paton in the race for Arizona’s District 1.
There are two congressional races still up in the air in Southern Arizona, as no winner as been announced in Congressional District 1 and Congressional District 2.
When the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission created Congressional District 1 last year, many couldn’t believe the size. CD1, which was created because of the state’s increase in population, is by far one of the largest congressional districts in the nation, and there are two candidates wanting to run it.