|Former candidate for|
|Arizona Secretary of State|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||August 26, 2014|
|Master's||Harvard Business School|
|Birthday||September 23, 1970|
|Place of birth||Mesa, AZ|
|Religion||Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints|
Mesa, AZ native Cardon works as a business owner. He graduated from Stanford University and earned a Master's degree from Harvard Business School.
- Bachelor degree - Stanford University
- Master degree - Harvard Business School
Cardon ran for election to the office of Arizona Secretary of State. Cardon failed to secure the Republican nomination in the primary on August 26, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
Primary election - August 26, 2014
|Arizona Secretary of State, Republican Primary, 2014|
|Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.|
|Arizona Secretary of State, Republican Primary|
|Poll||Wil Cardon||Justin Pierce||Michele Reagan||Undecided||Margin of Error||Sample Size|
July 9-10, 2014
July 14, 2014
August 19-20, 2014
|Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to|
Cardon's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Jobs & Economy
- Excerpt: "As an Arizona businessman, I understand what it takes to create jobs and get the U.S. economy moving again. Lower taxes, less regulation and opening foreign markets to U.S. products is the way to create a pro-jobs environment. I strongly oppose any and all earmarks because government shouldn’t be in the business of picking winners and losers amongst industries."
- Secure the Border
- Excerpt: "Washington has failed miserably when it comes to securing our borders. While the federal government refuses to protect our borders, Arizona taxpayers continue to pay the price in the form of increased crime and drugs in our communities."
- Size and Role of Government
- Excerpt: "In today’s tough economy, Arizona families and businesses are forced to do more with less. It’s time Washington does the same thing. We can no longer afford a federal government that grows at 16 percent every two years."
- Healthcare/Repeal Obamacare
- Excerpt: "As a business owner, I understand the burden that rising health care costs have placed on American companies. Instead of choosing to improve health care quality and protect consumer choice in health care decisions, the Obama Administration and the previous Congress passed the unconstitutional Obamacare into law. This law increases costs, decreases quality, hinders individual choice and I believe it must be immediately repealed."
- Arizona Values
- Excerpt: "Strong families are the backbone of a strong country. I am a husband as well as a father of five young children. I am a social conservative who supports pro-life and pro-family policies. I believe life is the most sacred gift that was bestowed on humankind."
|Wil Cardon Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2012||$1,228,825.87||$3,198,945.18||$(1,031,924.63)||$3,395,846.42|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$3,395,846.42||$3,298,820.06||$(4,303,868.75)||$2,390,797.73|
|Pre-Primary||August 16, 2012||$2,390,797.73||$1,343,546||$(3,416,694.07)||$317,649.66|
Cardon and his wife, Nicole, have five children.
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- Wil Cardon for Secretary of State 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 19, 2013
- Eastern Arizona Courier, "Cardon announces candidacy for U.S. Senate at Safford meeting," accessed November 30, 2011
- Associated Press, "Arizona - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2012
- Campaign website, Issues
- Federal Election Commission, "Wil Cardon's Summary Report," accessed August 20, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Wil Cardon April Quarterly," accessed August 20, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Wil Cardon July Quarterly," accessed August 20, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Wil Cardon Pre-Primary," accessed August 20, 2012
- Wil Cardon campaign website, "Meet Wil," accessed November 30, 2011
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