Gaither Martin

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Gaither Martin
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Arizona, District 1
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Campaign website
Gaither Martin was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Arizona.


Campaign themes


Martin's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Unemployment and the Economy
Excerpt: "Congress needs to focus their attention on cutting frivolous spending, cutting taxes, and reduce regulation in order to advance our economy."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "I will do everything in my power to get rid of ObamaCare. I believe federal mandates are unconstitutional and fundamentally wrong. "
  • Government Spending and Deficit
Excerpt: "President Obama took office January 20th, 2009. Since that date, the amount of federal spending under his watch has risen $4.939 trillion. "
  • National Security
Excerpt: "In an ever changing world, the responsibility to provide for security our country, our families and our homes is a fundamental role of the Congress."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "America’s corporate tax rate is the highest in the world. We are rapidly pushing many major corporations overseas simply due to the corporate tax rate being higher than socialist welfare states like France and Sweden."



See also: Arizona's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Martin ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 1st District. He was defeated by Jonathan Paton in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012.[2][3]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Martin's reports.[4]

Gaither Martin (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[5]July 15, 2012$0$101,025$(14,999.05)$86,025.95
Pre-Primary[6]August 16, 2012$86,025.95$7,425$(65,593.52)$27,857.43
Running totals

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