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The [[Arizona's 8th congressional district|8th congressional district of Arizona]] will '''hold a special election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on June 12, 2012'''.  The election is to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Representative [[Gabrielle Giffords]] (D).  The primary election is scheduled for April 17, 2012.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/ariz-governor-sets-dates-for-primary-general-special-elections-to-pick-giffords-replacement/2012/01/27/gIQAbZCbWQ_story.html ''Washington Post'' "Ariz. governor sets dates for primary, general special elections to pick Giffords replacement," January 27, 2012]</ref>
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[[File:AZ08.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 8th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Arizona|2010 redistricting]].]]
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==Candidates==
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{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
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:No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.
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{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
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:*[[Frank Antenori]] [[Arizona State Senate|Current state senator]]<ref name="spec"/>
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:*[[Jesse Kelly]] 2010 congressional candidate<ref name="spec">[http://www.gvnews.com/news/updated-antenori-kelly-promise-civil-race-for-giffords-seat/article_1b788dc6-490f-11e1-a3d3-0019bb2963f4.html ''Green Valley News and Sun'' "UPDATED: Antenori, Kelly promise civil race for Giffords' seat ," January 27, 2012]</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[United States House of Representatives elections in Arizona, 2012]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives elections, 2012]]
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==External links==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona%27s_8th_congressional_district_special_election,_2012 Wikipedia page]
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==References==
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{{2012 congress election}}
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{{Arizona congress}}
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Revision as of 12:19, 29 January 2012

The 8th congressional district of Arizona will hold a special election for the U.S. House of Representatives on June 12, 2012. The election is to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D). The primary election is scheduled for April 17, 2012.[1]

This is the 8th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

Republican Party Republican Primary

See also

External links

References