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.
- Note: Matt Heinz initially declared but he withdrew and endorsed Barber once the former Giffords aide entered the race.
- ↑ Washington Post "Ariz. governor sets dates for primary, general special elections to pick Giffords replacement," January 27, 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Arizona Republic "Tucson broadcaster Dave Sitton vying to replace Giffords," February 2, 2012
- ↑ Arizona Republic "Newcomer Konst is 3rd Dem to join race for Giffords’ seat," February 14, 2012
- ↑ The Hill "Arizona lawmaker who replaced Giffords in state Senate to run for her House seat," February 13, 2012
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Green Valley News and Sun "UPDATED: Antenori, Kelly promise civil race for Giffords' seat ," January 27, 2012