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Crucial early voting starts in ten days for AZ-8 special election

Posted: May 7, 2012 at 9:20 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From the Arizona Daily Star: Election day in the Congressional District 8 special election is still more than a month away on June 12, but don’t be fooled into thinking that’s how long voters will wait to choose between Democrat Ron Barber or Republican Jesse Kelly. Early ballots go out in 11 days, and recent […]

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Democrat gets ‘cold shoulder’ in challenging Giffords for seat

Posted: August 28, 2011 at 2:08 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From CNN: Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords could have a challenger–from the left–if she decides to run for re-election in 2012. Elementary special education teacher Anthony Prowell is running for the seat as a Democrat in Arizona’s 8th congressional district, a surprising move against a popular incumbent who’s recovering from a gunshot wound to the head […]

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Jesse Kelly puts ’12 campaign on hiatus

Posted: August 22, 2011 at 12:03 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From the AZ Republic: Jesse Kelly, the Republican challenger who gave U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords a tough fight last year, is keeping his 2012 campaign on hiatus despite a potential GOP rival’s decision to form an exploratory committee in Giffords’ district. After his 4,156-vote loss in 2010, Kelly was poised to seek a rematch and […]

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