“Due process I have not been given.” – Rep. Doug Quelland, explaining to fellow District 10 Republicans that he was wrongly punished by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission and should be appointed to the seat left vacant by his removal from office. He wasn’t.
“They treat me mostly with respect. What they think and say about me behind my back is of no consequence to me.” – Sen. Carolyn Allen, commenting on the labels and criticism she has received from fellow Republicans.
“If their party doesn’t want people like her, we’ll take her.” – House Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, talking about Sen. Carolyn Allen.
“I’m Arizona’s No. 1 conservative.” – Sen. Ron Gould, a Republican from Lake Havasu City, responding to a survey question for the annual Primary Election Guide, which will be published in the July 16 edition of the Arizona Capitol Times.
“My biggest critic is my mirror. I might be able to lie to you, deceive you and even steal from you, and you might not even know it. However, my mirror knows.” – Rep. Ray Barnes, responding to a Capitol Times/Capitol Reports survey question asking what else he’d like voters to know about him.
“I figure if Ron Gould can do it, I can do it too. Air conditioning guys like us are really popular in the summer.” – Robert Compton, an air conditioning technician who is running as a Republican for a House seat in Legislative District 27.