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Arizona, Elections, Politics

Gosar to run in 4th district instead of 1st

Posted: January 7, 2012 at 2:19 pm   /   by

According to the AP . . .

First-term Republican Rep. Paul Gosar says he plans to seek office in Arizona’s 4th Congressional District instead of his Flagstaff-based 1st District, setting up a GOP primary fight in the rural district.

Gosar’s announcement Saturday means he will face Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu (BAB’-yoo) in the primary and could also face state Sen. Ron Gould of Lake Havasu City. Gould says he will soon announce his decision on whether to run.

Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including (now a part of Western Free Press) and He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to
Christopher Cook


  1. […] will be running in Arizona’s 4th district. Paul Gosar, AZ-1, recently announced he would switch from the 1st to run in the 4th. Gosar and Gould will also face Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, who announced at the start of the […]