Here are some notable winners from Arizona’s 2022 primary election
Aug 4, 2022, 4:45 AM
(Facebook Photos/ Wendy Rogers and Rep. Paul Gosar, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Photo)
PHOENIX — Primary election headlines in Arizona on Tuesday were dominated by notable races, including for governor, U.S. Senate and secretary of state.
A number of other important races at the federal, state and local levels were also decided.
Here are some notable primary winners:
- Wendy Rogers won the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 7th Legislative District. Rogers beat out Kelly Townsend, also a state senator, in the hotly contested race.
- Trump-endorsed David Farnsworth beat out Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers in Arizona’s 10th Legislative District.
- David Schweikert won the Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.
- Jevin Hodge won the Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.
- Eli Crane won the Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District. Crane beat out current House member Walt Blackman and QAnon figure Ron Watkins.
- Paul Gosar won the Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
- State Treasurer Kimberly Yee won the Republican nomination for the role she currently holds. Yee initially ran for governor then decided for another treasurer run.
- Robert Scantlebury beat out state Sen. Tyler Pace in Arizona’s 9th Legislative District.
- Anthony Kern, a pro-Trump candidate who was in Washington, D.C., during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, beat Jamie Kelly for the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 27th Legislative District.
- Thomas Galvin won the Republican nomination for Maricopa County Board of Supervisors District 2. Galvin was picked by the board in December 2021 to fill the vacancy left by Steve Chucri, who resigned. The Democrats did not have a candidate.
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