Cara Prior

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Cara Prior
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Former candidate for
Arizona House of Representatives District 16
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Cara Prior was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 16 of the Arizona House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Prior's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]

Economic Health

  • Increase the Minimum Wage
  • Reduce Unemployment
  • Create tax incentives for companies bringing jobs to Arizona

Child Welfare

  • Fix Public Education
  • Reduce Poverty
  • Fix the Child Protective Services problem.

Human Equality

  • LGBT Rights
  • Women's Rights
  • Anti-bullying

Change Arizona's Prison State

  • Remove Corporate Control over Arizona Prison Systems
  • Legalizing Cannabis will reduce the amount of people in prison
  • Repeal sentencing laws for non violent offenders

Ethical Politics

  • Remove 'traditional' campaign financing for state and legislative elections
  • Remove ALEC and Lobbyist influence from our government
  • Make voting easy for all citizens of Arizona

Government Spending

  • Pass the Dream Act
  • Repeal SB1070
  • Assist the Federal Government with reform

Elections

2014

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arizona House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 28, 2014. Cara Prior was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbents Doug Coleman and Kelly Townsend defeated John Fillmore and Adam Stevens in the Republican primary. Coleman and Townsend defeated Prior in the general election.[2][3][4]

Arizona House of Representatives District 16, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Coleman Incumbent 39.6% 28,908
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKelly Townsend Incumbent 38.8% 28,300
     Democratic Cara Prior 21.6% 15,792
Total Votes 73,000


Arizona House of Representatives, District 16 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKelly Townsend Incumbent 38.3% 12,035
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Coleman Incumbent 28.1% 8,826
John Fillmore 21.8% 6,856
Adam Stevens 11.8% 3,724
Total Votes 31,441

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Prior ran in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 16. Prior ran as a Democratic write-in candidate.[5] Prior was defeated in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Coleman 35.4% 41,063
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKelly Townsend 35.1% 40,720
     Democratic Matthew Cerra 21.5% 24,942
     Democratic Cara Prior (Write-in) 7.8% 9,094
     Green Party Bill Maher 0.2% 234
Total Votes 116,053

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