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Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2014

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State Legislative Election Results

Arizona House of Representatives2014 Arizona State Senate Elections
Elections for the office of Arizona House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 28, 2014.

Incumbents retiring

A total of twenty-one incumbents are not running for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents are:

Name Party Current Office
Andy Tobin Ends.png Republican House District 1
Juan Carlos Escamilla Electiondot.png Democratic House District 4
Doris Goodale Ends.png Republican House District 5
Brenda Barton Ends.png Republican House District 6
Albert Hale Electiondot.png Democratic House District 7
Jamescita Peshlakai Electiondot.png Democratic House District 7
Adam Kwasman Ends.png Republican House District 11
Steve Smith Ends.png Republican House District 11
Kelly Townsend Ends.png Republican House District 16
Tom Forese Ends.png Republican House District 17
Jeff Dial Ends.png Republican House District 18
Lupe Contreras Electiondot.png Democratic House District 19
Carl Seel Electiondot.png Democratic House District 20
Debbie Lesko Ends.png Republican House District 21
John Kavanagh Ends.png Republican House District 23
Chad Campbell Electiondot.png Democratic House District 24
Justin Olson Ends.png Republican House District 25
Justin Pierce Ends.png Republican House District 25
Catherine H. Miranda Electiondot.png Democratic House District 27
Lydia Hernandez Electiondot.png Democratic House District 29
Martin Quezada Ends.png Republican House District 29

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Arizona House of Representatives:

Arizona House of Representatives
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 24 Pending
     Republican Party 36 Pending
Total 60 60

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 36 (60.0%) of the 60 seats up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 16 Democrats and 20 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 24 (40.0%) of the 60 seats up for election.

Primary challenges

A total of 19 incumbents will face primary competition on August 26. Twenty-one incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 20 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition are:

Retiring incumbents

Twenty-one incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 39 (65.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, eight Democrats and thirteen Republicans, can be found above.

Qualifications

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Article 4, Part 2, Section 2 of the Arizona Constitution states: No person shall be a member of the Legislature unless he shall be a citizen of the United States at the time of his election, nor unless he shall be at least twenty-five years of age, and shall have been a resident of Arizona at least three years and of the county from which he is elected at least one year before his election.

List of candidates

Note: Candidate lists can change frequently throughout the election season. Ballotpedia staff will be re-examining the list on a monthly basis for any changes. This list was last examined on July 7, 2014. For more information about Ballotpedia's election coverage plan, click here. If you are aware of a candidate we've missed or one incorrectly listed, please send an email to: Tyler King.

District 1

Note: Incumbent Andy Tobin (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 2

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
  • Demion Clinco - Incumbent Clinco as first appointed to the chamber on February 20, 2014.
  • Rosanna Gabaldón - Incumbent Gabaldon was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 3

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

Note: Patricia Flores withdrew before the primary.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 4

Note: Incumbent Juan Carlos Escamilla (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 5

Note: Incumbent Doris Goodale (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 6

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
  • Bob Thorpe - Incumbent Thorpe was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  • Brenda Barton - Incumbent Barton was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 7

Note: Incumbent Jamescita Peshlakai (D) is running for Senate District 7

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 8

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 9

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
  • Ethan Orr - Incumbent Orr was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 10

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
  • Stefanie Mach - Incumbent Mach was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  • Bruce Wheeler - Incumbent Wheeler was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 11

Note: Incumbents Adam Kwasman (R) is not running for re-election. Steve Smith (R) is running for State Senate District 11

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 12

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
  • Eddie Farnsworth - Incumbent Farnsworth was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  • Warren Petersen - Incumbent Petersen was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 13

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 14

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 15

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 16

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 17

Note: Incumbent Tom Forese (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 18

Note: Incumbent Jeff Dial (R) is running for Senate District 18.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
Independent Independent candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 19

Note: Incumbent Lupe Contreras (D) is running for State Senate District 19.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 20

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

Note: Aaron Flannery withdrew before the primary.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 21

Note: Incumbent Debbie Lesko (R) is running for Senate District 21.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

Note: Bryan Hackbarth was removed from the ballot.

Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:

Note: Helmuth Hack withdrew from the race.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 22

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
  • David Livingston - Incumbent Livingston was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  • Phil Lovas - Incumbent Lovas was first appointed to the chamber in 2012.
Independent Independent candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 23

Note: Incumbent John Kavanagh (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 24

Note: Incumbent Chad Campbell (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 25

Note: Incumbent Justin Pierce (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 26

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
  • Juan Jose Mendez - Incumbent Mendez was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  • Andrew Sherwood - Incumbent Sherwood was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 27

Note: Incumbent Catherine H. Miranda (D) is running for Senate District 27

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 28

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
  • Eric Meyer - Incumbent Meyer was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:
Libertarian Party Libertarian candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 29

Note: Incumbents Lydia Hernandez (D) and Martin Quezada (D) are running for Senate District 29

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

Note: Erminie Zarra withdrew before the primary.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 30

Democratic Party August 26 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 26 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

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