Congressional newcomers arrive in D.C., even with votes still being counted
A few thousand – or even a few hundred – votes separate the top finishers in three of Arizona’s nine congressional races, with more than 300,000 ballots yet to be reviewed and processed.
Kirkpatrick claims victory, Paton waits for uncounted ballots
By all appearances, Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick has won the race to represent Arizona’s expansive 1st Congressional District. Her Republican opponent, Jonathan Paton, however, has not conceded, saying that he is waiting to see how the uncounted ballots may affect the outcome.
Kirkpatrick beats Paton in CD1
Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick barely won the race to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, with final counts putting her just above her opponent, Republican Jonathan Paton, who had led in the returns most of election night.
Candidates for CD1 turn negative in first debate
Republican congressional candidate Jonathan Paton pointed to his military service and years served in the Legislature and his Democratic opponent Ann Kirkpatrick painted herself as a bi-partisan bridge builder. But eventually their Thursday night debate in Casa Grande for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District turned to the negative images each has been proffering about the other.
DCCC spends $500k in TV ad buy against Paton
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee stepped up the attack on Republican Jonathan Paton this week and has so far committed half a million dollars in TV advertising to help former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in her bid to win the seat.
Ex-lawmakers vie for party bid in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District
The primary race to represent the largest swath of Arizona in Congress largely is being fought like it’s the general election, with the Democratic and Republican front-runners banking on their name recognition and past legislative experience to secure the 1st District seat.
Paton stepped up spending, but still outraised by Kirkpatrick
Campaign finance reports released Thursday show former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick continuing her fundraising dominance in the race to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.
Field of candidates in race for CD1 seat narrows
The field of candidates in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District race is narrowing.
CD1 candidates raising big money from outside contributors
The race to fill the open congressional seat in Arizona’s sprawling 1st Congressional District has become an expensive one, with nearly all of the money coming from elsewhere.
CD1 candidates put up big numbers, but Kirkpatrick still dominating
In the race to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, former Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Jonathan Paton boasted their best, and somewhat comparable, fundraising quarters.
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