George Schnittgrund

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George Schnittgrund
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Former candidate for
Arizona House of Representatives District 5
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
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George Schnittgrund was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 5 of the Arizona House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

Pro Life

  • Excerpt: "I’m a lifelong Roman Catholic who believes in the Sanctity of life. I was dumbfounded when the Supreme Court struck down Arizona’s 20 week ban on abortion. As a Catholic, I believe life begins at conception and the Supreme Court is sanctioning the murder of babies. I will protect the rights to life of the unborn and will write, sponsor and push Pro-life legislation."

Jobs Are #1

  • Excerpt: "As a business owner George understands what it takes to create private sector jobs. Right here in Lake Havasu City we have empty commercial factories and this is repeated in Kingman, Bullhead City and Parker. We need to entice more businesses to come here to LaPaz and Mohave counties."

Immigration

  • Excerpt: "George thinks SB1070 was a good start but we have a lot more work to be done to secure the border. If we cannot secure the border and enforce the laws, we may become a NARCO state. As a border state, Arizonans see drug trafficking, human smuggling and various other crimes associated with crossing the border illegally."
  • Excerpt: "This is why George supports a deep water port in Guaymas Mexico. This port will create a stable work environment for the people of Mexico and sets the stage for Arizona to become the global leader for overseas shipping. A stable economy in Mexico benefits everyone in Arizona and may decrease the number of people trying to cross our border illegally."

Education

  • Excerpt: "George is against the Common Core Standards."

Gun Rights

  • Excerpt: "I believe in the 2nd amendment and will do anything to strengthen our right to not only bear arms but also the ability to defend ourselves. As an NRA member I will work with the NRA to write, sponsor and support any legislation which strengthens your right to protect yourself and your family."

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. Joseph Longoria and Beth Weisser were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Sonny Borrelli and Regina Cobb defeated Jennifer Jones, Sam Medrano and George Schnittgrund in the Republican primary. Borrelli and Cobb defeated Longoria and Weisser in the general election.[2][3][4]

Arizona House of Representatives District 5, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Borrelli Incumbent 37.9% 31,277
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRegina Cobb 36.6% 30,160
     Democratic Joseph "Joe" Longoria 12.9% 10,613
     Democratic Beth Weisser 12.7% 10,461
Total Votes 82,511


Arizona House of Representatives, District 5 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Borrelli Incumbent 35.2% 12,286
Green check mark transparent.pngRegina Cobb 21.6% 7,559
Sam Medrano 16.9% 5,904
Jennifer Jones 15% 5,236
George Schnittgrund 11.3% 3,936
Total Votes 34,921

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schnittgrund ran in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 5. He and Wyatt Brooks were defeated by incumbent Doris Goodale and Sonny Borrelli in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDoris Goodale Incumbent 43.4% 14,056
Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Borrelli 26.8% 8,672
Wyatt Brooks 16.6% 5,369
George Schnittgrund 13.3% 4,315
Total Votes 32,412

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