Arizona House of Representatives Elections 2012

Arizona House of Representatives Elections 2012

Majority Control

Arizona House of Representatives
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 19 Pending
     Republican Party 40 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 60 60

Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current office
Anna Tovar Democratic House District 13
Cecil Ash Republican House District 18
Chester Crandell Republican House District 5
David Smith Republican House District 7
Ed Ableser Democratic House District 17
Jack Harper Republican House District 4
Jerry Weiers Republican House District 12
Jim Weiers Republican House District 10
John Fillmore Republican House District 23
Katie Hobbs Democratic House District 15
Kimberly Yee Republican House District 10
Lynne Pancrazi Democratic House District 24
Matt Heinz Democratic House District 29
Nancy G. McLain Republican House District 3
Nicholas Fontana Non-partisan House District 29
P. Ben Arredondo Democratic House District 17
Peggy Judd Republican House District 25
Steve Court Republican House District 18
Steve Farley Democratic House District 28
Steve Urie Republican House District 22
Terri Proud Republican House District 26
Tom Chabin Democratic House District 2
Vic Williams Republican House District 26

Campaign Contributions

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2010 166 $5,311,375
2008 135 $5,531,238
2006 137 $4,354,506
2004 135 $3,816,633
2002 155 $4,079,565

 

Donor Amount
Public Fund $2,353,619
McGee, Kate Brophy $65,033
May, Steve $50,410
Blaire, Michael $35,157
Smith, David $34,557
McGee, Catherine Brophy $31,169
Arizona Association of Realtors $22,756
Cox Communications $20,494
Weiers, James $20,150
Arizona Education Association $19,156

List of Arizona House of Representatives Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Karen Fann: 18,142 (Winner)
  • Lori Klein: 13,781
  • Andy Tobin: 22,167 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Karen Fann (Winner)
  • Andy Tobin (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Andrea Dalessandro (Winner)
  • Rosanna Gabaldon (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • John Christopher Ackerley (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Andrea Dalessandro (Winner)
  • Rosanna Gabaldon (Winner)
  • John Christopher Ackerley

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Sally Ann Gonzales (Winner)
  • Macario Saldate (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Alan Aversa (Write-In) (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Sally Ann Gonzales (Winner)
  • Macario Saldate (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Juan Carlos Escamilla: 4,038 (Winner)
  • Charlene Fernandez: 3,865
  • Lisa Otondo: 4,238 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Juan Carlos Escamilla (Winner)
  • Lisa Otondo (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • P.L. Durbin (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Sonny Borrelli: 8,672 (Winner)
  • Wyatt Brooks: 5,369
  • Doris Goodale: 14,056 (Winner)
  • George Schnittgrund: 4,315

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • P.L. Durbin
  • Sonny Borrelli (Winner)
  • Doris Goodale (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Doug Ballard (Winner)
  • Angela Lefevre (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Brenda Barton (Winner)
  • Bob Thorpe (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Doug Ballard
  • Angela Lefevre
  • Brenda Barton (Winner)
  • Bob Thorpe (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Albert Hale: 13,890 (Winner)
  • Jamescita Peshlakai: 7,803 (Winner)
  • Phil Stago: 6,570

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Albert Hale: (Winner)
  • Jamescita Peshlakai: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • George Arredondo: 3,581
  • Ernest Bustamante: 6,173 (Winner)
  • Emily Verdugo: 5,636 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Thomas Shope, Jr. (Winner)
  • Frank Pratt (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Ernest Bustamante
  • Emily Verdugo
  • Thomas Shope, Jr. (Winner)
  • Frank Pratt (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Dustin Cox: 9,500
  • Mohur Sidhwa: 11,490 (Winner)
  • Victoria Steele: 11,661 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Ethan Orr (Winner)
  • Cynthia Miley (Write-In) (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Mohur Sidhwa
  • Victoria Steele: 11,661 (Winner)
  • Ethan Orr (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Stefanie Mach: 11,525 (Winner)
  • Brandon Patrick: 7,614
  • Bruce Wheeler: 12,235 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Todd Clodfelter (Winner)
  • Ted Vogt (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Stefanie Mach: (Winner)
  • Bruce Wheeler: (Winner)
  • Todd Clodfelter
  • Ted Vogt

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Dave Joseph (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Adam Kwasman (Winner)
  • Steve Smith (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Dave Joseph
  • Adam Kwasman (Winner)
  • Steve Smith (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Larry Chesley: 8,688
  • Eddie Farnsworth: 14,816 (Winner)
  • Warren Petersen: 12,500 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Eddie Farnsworth: 14,816 (Winner)
  • Warren Petersen: 12,500 (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Russ Jones: 7,294
  • Darin Mitchell: 8,572 (Winner)
  • Steve Montenegro: 10,189 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Darin Mitchell: (Winner)
  • Steve Montenegro: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Robert Leach (Winner)
  • Mark Stonebaker (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:
  • David Gowan (Winner)
  • David Stevens (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Robert Leach
  • Mark Stonebaker
  • David Gowan (Winner)
  • David Stevens (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Pat Flickner (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • John Allen: 7,813 (Winner)
  • James Bearup: 4,895
  • Heather Carter: 13,196 (Winner)
  • David Smith: 7,397

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Pat Flickner
  • John Allen: (Winner)
  • Heather Carter: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Matthew Cerra (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Doug Coleman: 8,021 (Winner)
  • Jeff Davis: 7,064
  • Judy Novalsky: 5,328 (Winner)
  • Kelly Townsend: 9,398

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Matthew Cerra
  • Doug Coleman: (Winner)
  • Kelly Townsend:

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Karyn Lathan (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Tom Forese (Winner)
  • J.D. Mesnard (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Karyn Lathan
  • Tom Forese (Winner)
  • J.D. Mesnard (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Darin Fisher (Winner)
  • Corey Harris (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Jeff Dial (Winner)
  • Bob Robson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Darin Fisher
  • Corey Harris
  • Jeff Dial (Winner)
  • Bob Robson (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Mark Cardenas: 3,005 (Winner)
  • Lupe Contreras: 2,566 (Winner)
  • Bryan Kilgore: 1,824
  • Lorenzo Sierra: 2,433

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Mark Cardenas: 3,005 (Winner)
  • Lupe Contreras: 2,566 (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Tonya Norwood (Winner)
  • Jackie Thrasher (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • George Benavides: 3,701 (Winner)
  • Paul Boyer: 12,224 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Tonya Norwood
  • Jackie Thrasher
  • George Benavides: (Winner)
  • Paul Boyer: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Carol Lokare (Winner)
  • Sheri Van Horsen (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Rick Gray (Winner)
  • Debbie Lesko (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Carol Lokare
  • Sheri Van Horsen
  • Rick Gray (Winner)
  • Debbie Lesko (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Jeanette Dubreil: 9,521
  • David Livingston: 13,000 (Winner)
  • Phil Lovas: 16,727 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David Livingston: (Winner)
  • Phil Lovas: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • John Kavanagh: 20,922 (Winner)
  • Jennifer Petersen: 11,672
  • Michelle Ugenti: 18,106 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • John Kavanagh: 20,922 (Winner)
  • Michelle Ugenti: 18,106 (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Lela Alston: 7,652 (Winner)
  • Chad Campbell: 7,121 (Winner)
  • Jean Cheuvront-McDermott: 3,174
  • Tom Nerini: 1,907

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Brian Kaufman

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Lela Alston: 7,652 (Winner)
  • Chad Campbell: 7,121 (Winner)
  • Brian Kaufman

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • David Butler (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Justin Olson (Winner)
  • Justin Pierce (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David Butler
  • Justin Olson (Winner)
  • Justin Pierce (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Juan Mendez (Winner)
  • Andrew Sherwood (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Buckley Merrill: 1,587
  • Raymond Speakman: 3,725 (Winner)
  • Mary Lou Taylor: 3,611 (Winner)
  • Jason Youn: 3,206

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian Primary candidates:

  • Chris A.H. Will (Winner)

(Green Party) August 28 Green party Primary candidates:

  • Gregor Knauer (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Juan Mendez (Winner)
  • Andrew Sherwood (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Reginald Bolding: 3,334
  • Ruben Gallego: 4,996 (Winner)
  • Catherine H. Miranda: 4,800 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Daniel Coleman (Winner)
  • Art Olivas (Write-In) (Winner)

(Green Party) August 28 Green Primary candidates:

  • Angel Torres (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Reginald Bolding: (Winner)
  • Catherine H. Miranda: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Eric Meyer (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Kate Brophy McGee (Winner)
  • Amanda Reeve (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian Primary candidates:

  • Jim Iannuzo (Write-In) (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Eric Meyer (Winner)
  • Kate Brophy McGee (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Lydia Hernandez: 3,262 (Winner)
  • Martin Quezada: 3,336 (Winner)
  • Martin Samaniego: 2,681

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • Charlie Ellis (Write-In) (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian Primary candidates:

  • Bill Barker (Write-In) (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Lydia Hernandez: (Winner)
  • Martin Quezada: (Winner)

2012 Arizona House of Representatives Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary candidates:

  • Jonathon Larkin: 4,313 (Winner)
  • Debbie McCune-Davis: 4,606 (Winner)
  • Mike Snitz: 3,169

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary candidates:

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Jonathon Larkin: (Winner)
  • Debbie McCune-Davis: (Winner)

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