Legislative District 6

Allen returning to the Senate after besting O’Halleran in LD6

Sylvia Allen will return to the Senate seat she left just two years ago after pulling ahead of independent Tom O’Halleran during overnight ballot counting in Legislative District 6.

Allen, O’Halleran compete to return to Legislature

No matter who wins the Senate race in Arizona’s Legislative District 6, the victor will be making a homecoming to the Capitol. Republican Sylvia Allen, 67, whose name will be printed on ballots in place of the deceased Sen. Chester Crandell, last served in the Senate in 2012. Her lone challenger, independent Tom O’Halleran, 68, was also once a senator, most recently in 2008.

Crandell’s widow selected to fill out Senate term

The wife of the late Sen. Chester Crandell will serve the remainder of the Heber Republican’s term.