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==Candidates==
 
==Candidates==
 
{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
 
{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
:*[[Ron Barber]] Former Giffords aide<ref>[http://tucsoncitizen.com/arizona-news/2012/02/14/newcomer-konst-is-3rd-dem-to-join-race-for-giffords-seat/ ''Arizona Republic'' "Newcomer Konst is 3rd Dem to join race for Giffords’ seat," February 14, 2012]</ref>
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:*[[Ron Barber]] <ref>[http://tucsoncitizen.com/arizona-news/2012/02/14/newcomer-konst-is-3rd-dem-to-join-race-for-giffords-seat/ ''Arizona Republic'' "Newcomer Konst is 3rd Dem to join race for Giffords’ seat," February 14, 2012]</ref>
 
:'''''Note:''' [[Matt Heinz]] initially declared but he withdrew and endorsed Barber once the former Giffords aide entered the race.''<ref>[http://www.thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/house-races/210163-arizona-lawmaker-who-replaced-giffords-in-state-senate-to-run-for-her-house-seat ''The Hill'' "Arizona lawmaker who replaced Giffords in state Senate to run for her House seat," February 13, 2012]</ref>
 
:'''''Note:''' [[Matt Heinz]] initially declared but he withdrew and endorsed Barber once the former Giffords aide entered the race.''<ref>[http://www.thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/house-races/210163-arizona-lawmaker-who-replaced-giffords-in-state-senate-to-run-for-her-house-seat ''The Hill'' "Arizona lawmaker who replaced Giffords in state Senate to run for her House seat," February 13, 2012]</ref>
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{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
 
{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
 
:*[[Frank Antenori]] [[Arizona State Senate|Current state senator]]<ref name="spec"/>
 
:*[[Frank Antenori]] [[Arizona State Senate|Current state senator]]<ref name="spec"/>
:*[[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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:*[[Jesse Kelly]] <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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:*[[Martha McSally]]
 
:*[[Dave Sitton]] <ref name="heinz">[http://tucsoncitizen.com/arizona-news/2012/02/02/tucson-broadcaster-dave-sitton-vying-to-replace-giffords/ ''Arizona Republic'' "Tucson broadcaster Dave Sitton vying to replace Giffords," February 2, 2012]</ref>
 
:*[[Dave Sitton]] <ref name="heinz">[http://tucsoncitizen.com/arizona-news/2012/02/02/tucson-broadcaster-dave-sitton-vying-to-replace-giffords/ ''Arizona Republic'' "Tucson broadcaster Dave Sitton vying to replace Giffords," February 2, 2012]</ref>
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{{greendot}} <u>'''Green Party Primary'''</u>
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:*[[Richard Grayson]] (Write-in)
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:*[[Charlie Manolakis]]
  
 
==See also==
 
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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]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona%27s_8th_congressional_district_special_election,_2012 Wikipedia page]
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*[http://www.azsos.gov/election/2012/special/primary/fulllisting.htm Primary candidate list]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 16:10, 31 March 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, and the general election will be held on June 12, 2012.[1]

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

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Note: Matt Heinz initially declared but he withdrew and endorsed Barber once the former Giffords aide entered the race.[3]

Republican Party Republican Primary

Green Party Green Party Primary

See also

External links

References