Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2002

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Elections for the office of Arizona House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on September 7, 2008 and a general election on November 5, 2008.

Qualifications

Article 4, Part 2, Section 2 of the Arizona Constitution states: No person shall be a member of the Legislature unless he shall be a citizen of the United States at the time of his election, nor unless he shall be at least twenty-five years of age, and shall have been a resident of Arizona at least three years and of the county from which he is elected at least one year before his election.

Campaign contributions

During the 2002 election, the total contributions to House candidates was $4,079,565. The top 10 contributors were:[1]

2002 Donors, Arizona House of Representatives
Donor Amount
Public Fund $2,314,103
Public Fund $130,006
Miller, Kenneth F $45,140
Konopnicki, William (Bill) $31,730
Arizona Association of Realtors $16,900
Kraft, James $16,173
Rosenberg, Bob $16,029
Pierce, Gary $14,500
Kelly, Leslie $12,937
Straughn, Wally $10,854

List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Henry J. Camarot: 8,619 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Lucy Mason: 9,593 Approveda
  • Tom O'Halleran: 11,966 Approveda
  • Thom Strawn: 7,657

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Henry J. Camarot: 23,452
Republican Party Lucy Mason: 30,253 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tom O'Halleran: 30,900 Green check mark transparent.png

District 2

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Bill Cherry: 3,147
  • Oscar Lee House, Sr.: 879
  • Jack C. Jackson, Jr.: 7,015 Approveda
  • Sylvia Laughter: 7,380 Approveda
  • Aresta Larusso: 2,411
  • James J. Sedillo: 3,674
  • Tom Shirley: 2,922
  • Albert Tom: 2,260
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Wanda MacDonald (Write-In): 139

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jack C. Jackson, Jr.: 23,873 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Sylvia Laughter: 24,790 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Matthew Capalby: 4,014 Approveda
  • Richard B. Glancy: 3,876 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Maury Coburn: 3,362
  • Lee Fabrizio: 4,617
  • Joe Hart: 6,344 Approveda
  • Bill Wagner: 4,902 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Matthew Capalby: 12,889
Democratic Party Richard B. Glancy: 10,328
Republican Party Joe Hart: 20,430 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Wagner: 18,659 Green check mark transparent.png

District 4

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • John D. Mahaney: 5,603 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Tom Boone: 8,671 Approveda
  • Judy M. Burges: 6,237
  • Ephram Cordova: 5,673
  • Carole Hubbs: 7,295 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John D. Mahaney: 20,638
Republican Party Tom Boone: 33,066 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Carole Hubbs: 32,547 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Bill Jeffers: 9,016 Approveda
  • Claudia Maestas: 8,520 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Debra Brimhall: 4,738
  • Jake Flake: 8,732 Approveda
  • Bill Konopnicki: 6,649 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bill Jeffers: 17,146
Democratic Party Claudia Maestas: 15,642
Republican Party Jake Flake: 24,686 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Konopnicki: 20,623 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Laurie Larson: 3,064 Approveda
  • Sharon Lindsay (Write-In): 281 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Ted Carpenter: 5,913 Approveda
  • Clancy Jayne: 4,399 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Laurie Larson: 13,683
Democratic Party Sharon Lindsay: 12,083
Republican Party Ted Carpenter: 21,949 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Clancy Jayne: 19,282 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Virgel Cain: 3,164 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • John Allen: 3,424 Approveda
  • Ray Barnes: 3,154 Approveda
  • Susan Clancy: 1,862
  • Audrey Cohen-Davis: 2,515
  • Kenneth F. Miller: 2,338
  • Thom Von Hapsburg: 2,889

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Virgel Cain: 16,408
Republican Party John Allen: 24,138 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ray Barnes: 21,563 Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Ginny Chin: 4,601 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Robert Ditchey: 4,004
  • Kathleen Gillis: 3,146
  • Ron McCullagh: 4,554
  • Michele Reagan: 6,348 Approveda
  • Colette Rosati: 4,722 Approveda
  • Scott Steingard: 3,459

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ginny Chin: 24,946
Republican Party Michele Reagan: 33,251 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Colette Rosati: 25,607 Green check mark transparent.png

District 9

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Peter Hershfield: 3,560 Approveda
  • Shirley McAllister: 4,534 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jerry Cuendet: 2,213
  • David Fraley: 2,524
  • Phil Hanson: 6,195 Approveda
  • Bob Stump: 10,035 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Peter Hershfield: 13,474
Democratic Party Shirley McAllister: 17,026
Republican Party Phil Hanson: 23,455 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bob Stump: 27,973 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Christian Frandsen: 2,191 Approveda
  • Jackie Thrasher: 3,006 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Bev Cuthbertson: 1,933
  • Linda Gray: 5,076 Approveda
  • James Kraft: 2,608
  • Doug Quelland: 3,319 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Christian Frandsen: 10,033
Democratic Party Jackie Thrasher: 11,738
Republican Party Linda Gray: 16,741 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Doug Quelland: 14,337 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Peter Morkert: 3,626 Approveda
  • Sam Wercinski: 5,099 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Deb Gullett: 8,133 Approveda
  • Steve May: 8,075
  • Stephen Tully: 8,294 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Peter Morkert: 14,677
Democratic Party Sam Wercinski: 21,526
Republican Party Deb Gullett: 31,752 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Stephen Tully: 29,011 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Leonard A. Clark: 1,847 Approveda
  • Ron Henry: 2,197 Approveda
  • Ted Murphree: 1,713
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Bill Arnold: 3,590 Approveda
  • Gary Cox: 1,576
  • John Nelson: 3,934 Approveda
  • Jerry P. Weiers: 3,092

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Leonard A. Clark: 10,501
Democratic Party Ron Henry: 11,761
Republican Party Bill Arnold: 17,722 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party John Nelson: 19,110 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Steve Gallardo: 2,525 Approveda
  • John Loredo: 2,169 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Steve Gallardo: 8,985 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party John Loredo: 7,885 Green check mark transparent.png

District 14

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Robert Meza: 2,645 Approveda
  • Peter Moraga: 2,645
  • Debbie McCune-Davis: 2,995 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • John C. Atkins: 1,634 Approveda
  • Mary Carr: 1,174 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Meza: 8,946 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Debbie McCune-Davis: 9,173 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party John C. Atkins: 4,981
Republican Party Mary Carr: 4,405

District 15

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Ken Clark: 3,976 Approveda
  • Bob Rosenberg (Write-In): 52
  • Wally Straughn: 2,326 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • David Lujan (Write-In): 244
  • Milton Wheat: 3,045 Approveda
  • William Wheat (Write-In): 264 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ken Clark: 10,873 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Wally Straughn: 8,109 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Milton Wheat: 7,163
Republican Party William Wheat: 6,868
Independent Kyrsten Sinema: 2,945

District 16

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Carlos Avelar: 1,977
  • Leah Landrum: 2,722 Approveda
  • Ben Miranda: 3,116 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Leah Landrum: 9,454 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Ben Miranda: 9,600 Green check mark transparent.png

District 17

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Phil Amorosi: 2,273
  • Meg Burton Cahill: 3,966 Approveda
  • Darlene Pany: 2,951 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Dale Despain: 3,625 Approveda
  • Michelle Helm: 3,112
  • Geoff Shell: 2,595
  • Mark Thompson: 4,492 Approveda
Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:
  • Trevor O. Clevenger: 81 Approveda
  • Paul Dedonati: 79 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Meg Burton Cahill: 17,901 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Darlene Pany: 15,507
Republican Party Dale Despain: 15,656
Republican Party Mark Thompson: 16,785 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Trevor O. Clevenger: 1,572
Libertarian Party Paul Dedonati: 1,690

District 18

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Karen Johnson: 6,226 Approveda
  • Russell Pearce: 7,163 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Karen Johnson: 17,907 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Russell Pearce: 16,653 Green check mark transparent.png

District 19

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Louise Daggs: 3,938
  • Chuck Gray: 7,139 Approveda
  • Leslie Kelly: 5,180
  • Gary Pierce: 8,141 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Chuck Gray: 31,991 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Gary Pierce: 26,432 Green check mark transparent.png

District 20

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Jim Torgeson: 3,311 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • John Fan: 2,133
  • John Huppenthal: 6,115 Approveda
  • John McComish: 3,274
  • Bob Robson: 4,278 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Torgeson: 16,327
Republican Party John Huppenthal: 24,738 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bob Robson: 20,794 Green check mark transparent.png

District 21

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Ken Moore: 3,763 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Warde V. Nichols: 4,783 Approveda
  • Tara Plese: 3,648
  • Steve Yarbrough: 7,672 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ken Moore: 17,634
Republican Party Warde V. Nichols: 19,571 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Steve Yarbrough: 24,824 Green check mark transparent.png

District 22

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Janet Reber (Write-In): 324
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Andy Biggs: 5,778 Approveda
  • Eddie Farnsworth: 6,917 Approveda
  • Loren Hatch: 1,955
  • Roberta S. Livesay: 3,579
  • Robert Martin: 3,243

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Andy Biggs: 31,812 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Eddie Farnsworth: 27,630 Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Ernest Bustamante: 5,063 Approveda
  • Cheryl Chase: 4,916 Approveda
  • Mark Clark: 4,106
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Brett Benedict: 3,587 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ernest Bustamante: 13,319 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Cheryl Chase: 15,072 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Brett Benedict: 12,638

District 24

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Robert Cannell: 5,480 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • James R. Carruthers: 5,502 Approveda
Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:
  • Patty Kelly (Write-In): 16 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Cannell: 13,611 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party James R. Carruthers: 13,216 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Patty Kelly: 3,605

District 25

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Manuel V. Alvarez: 5,900 Approveda
  • Bobby Lugo: 4,370 Approveda
  • "Mark" Maiorana: 3,195
  • Ruth Wilson: 3,436
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Jennifer J. Burns: 5,823 Approveda
  • David Stevens (Write-In): 460 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Manuel V. Alvarez: 16,378 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Bobby Lugo: 14,145
Republican Party Jennifer J. Burns: 14,362 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David Stevens: 12,934

District 26

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Pete Hershberger: 7,230 Approveda
  • Steve Huffman: 8,493 Approveda
  • Carol Somers: 7,130
  • Stuart Watkins: 2,239
Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:
  • Robert W. Quilici (Write-In): 15 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Pete Hershberger: 37,327 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Steve Huffman: 36,891 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Robert W. Quilici: 7,534

District 27

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Olivia Cajero Bedford: 4,436 Approveda
  • Jesse George: 2,617
  • Sally Ann Gonzales: 3,632
  • Peter Hormel: 3,479
  • Phil Lopes: 3,980 Approveda
  • Val Romero: 1,687
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed.

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Olivia Cajero Bedford: 20,655 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Phil Lopes: 17,851 Green check mark transparent.png

District 28

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • David Bradley: 5,340 Approveda
  • Ted Downing: 6,929 Approveda
  • Bruce A. Friedemann: 1,493
  • Joe Pyritz: 3,025
  • Sam Ramirez: 3,084
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Edward Poelstra: 5,969 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party David Bradley: 22,322 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Ted Downing: 22,909 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Edward Poelstra: 19,198

District 29

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Linda Lopez: 5,380 Approveda
  • Victor Soltero: 5,168 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Michael T. Jenkins: 3,271 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Linda Lopez: 13,902 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Victor Soltero: 11,888 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Michael T. Jenkins: 10,048

District 30

Democratic Party September 7 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Mike Langmead: 5,803 Approveda
  • Bob Schwartz: 6,339 Approveda
Republican Party September 7 Republican primary candidates:
  • Randy Graf: 12,613 Approveda
  • Marian McClure: 9,917 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Langmead: 20,514
Democratic Party Bob Schwartz: 22,175
Republican Party Randy Graf: 32,388 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Marian McClure: 31,325 Green check mark transparent.png


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