Marine veteran Jesse Kelly has pulled off an upset in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, thwarting off a known name and the Republican candidate who was presumed to be in the best position to defeat U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
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When Jonathan Paton decided to resign from the Arizona Senate and run for Congress, the prevailing view in political circles was that he represents the Republican Party’s best chance to defeat U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
But the former state lawmaker faces a more immediate challenge from fellow Republican Jesse Kelly. Political insiders now say Paton has yet to wrap up the primary race in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.
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Jesse Kelly has edged Jonathan Paton in their latest fundraising report.
Paton, however, still maintained an overall financial advantage over his main opponent in the Republican primary in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.
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