Mary Rose Wilcox

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Mary Rose Wilcox
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Arizona, District 7
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 26, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
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Mary Wilcox is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Arizona.[1]

Biography

Wilcox and her husband own El Portal, a local authentic Mexican restaurant. Wilcox was also the first Latina to be elected to serve on the Phoenix City Council.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Arizona's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

Wilcox is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 7th District. Wilcox will face Ruben Gallego, Jarrett Maupin and Randy Camacho in the primary on August 26, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Wilcox issued a challenge of primary opponent Ruben Gallego's nomination in June 2014. She stated, "I am not trying to push anyone off the ballot, and I am not hiding behind lawsuits filed by others. I am openly calling for Mr. Marinelarena or Mr. Marinelarena Gallego to put his legal surname, including his given name Marinelarena, on the ballot, so everyone has the chance to learn about his experiences and who he really is." Wilcox later withdrew the challenge, and Gallego will appear on the primary ballot.[3]

Endorsements

Wilcox received the endorsement of retiring Rep. Ed Pastor.[4]

Wilcox also received the endorsement of EMILY's List.[5]

Wilcox received the endorsement of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce on August 8, 2014. CEO Margot Dorfman stated, "I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce for Mary Rose Wilcox in the race for Arizona's 7th Congressional District. Mary Rose Wilcox is a powerhouse community-focused leader with a long, strong and proven record of fighting every day to support the needs and values of her district."[6]

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Wilcox's reports.

Mary Rose Wilcox (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 15, 2014$0$92,132$(4,798)$87,333
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2014$87,333$243,524$(109,447)$221,409
Running totals
$335,656$(114,245)

Personal

Wilcox and her husband, Earl, have one child and five grandsons.[2]

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