One Last Look at Arizona’s Special House Election
Tuesday night, Democrat Ron Barber beat Republican Jesse Kelly in a special U.S. House election in Arizona.
Wednesday morning, one of my regular sources in Arizona wrote in, offering his assessment of what went wrong: “The district has a …
One Special House Election in the Near Future…
A week from Tuesday, voters in Arizona’s eight congressional district – the one formerly represented by Gabrielle Giffords – will go to the polls for a primary election.
There is only one Democrat candidate running, Ron Barber, Giffords’ former …
Oh So Close, Yet So Far, in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District
One of the ten remaining undecided House races was settled late Friday: “Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has won a third term in the U.S. House over Republican Jesse Kelly, leaving just eight congressional races still undecided. Kelly, an Iraq …
Here’s One Candidate Who Won’t Sleep Much in the Coming Months
No matter how his race for Congress in Arizona turns out, Jesse Kelly is a big winner.
Jesse and his wife, Aubrey, are proud to announce the birth of their second son, Luke Samson Kelly, at approximately 1:00 am …
The Big Late-August Primary Roundup
Tomorrow is primary day in four states, and runoff elections occur in a fifth.
Alaska: The Senate GOP primary featuring Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Palin-backed Joe Miller is one of those races I’ve been meaning to take a look …
Giffords Aide Wins Special House Election
After Wisconsin, you might think everything’s coming up roses for Republicans, but last night they didn’t win a special House election that had looked competitive:
More than a year after the nation’s attention was focused on critically …
Republicans Start Lining Up for Giffords’ Seat
I am told that Jesse Kelly, who lost to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords by 1.5 percentage points in 2010, will run in the special election for her seat.
Other names being mentioned in Arizona are Frank Antenori, state senator and retired Green Beret, …
To Summarize, Bunches and Bunches of House Democrat Incumbents Trail.
The American Action Forum has completed its round of surveys in key West Coast House districts. Their previous rounds in other parts of the country have shown generally good news for Republicans, but I think we can call today’s …
That’s Why They Play the Games
Arizona GOP voters are surprising me in two House races. At this hour, Ben Quayle (sigh) leads a divided, crowded primary in the 3rd district; perhaps he will get to knock the hell out of Washington after all.
And in …
I Wish I Could Effectively ‘Interfere’ in Elections
A reader tucks in a complaint among the praise:
You wrote today, “A bit of a surprise in Indiana’s 9th District, where Mike Sodrel will not be the GOP nominee against Baron Hill;”
Please do not be surprised if/…