Results: U.S. Congressional races in Arizona

Results: U.S. Congressional races in Arizona

PHOENIX — The United States is broken into 435 congressional districts. The state of Arizona has 9 congressional districts for which voters will elect a member into the House of Representatives every two years. Before the 2020 voting cycle, Arizona has had a 5 to 4 Democratic lead in the House. Representatives in the House are responsible for introducing bills and resolutions as well as offering amendments and serving on specific committees. The 2020 General Election has two hot races including the 1st Congressional District race between Democratic incumbent Rep. Tom O’Halleran and Republican nominee Tiffany Shedd; and the 6th Congressional District race between Republican incumbent David Schweikert and Democratic nominee Hiral Tipirneni. 1st Congressional District Democratic incumbent Rep. Tom O’Halleran and Republican nominee Tiffany Shedd will be running for the 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House in Arizona. O’Halleran has held the seat since 2017 and has served three consecutive terms in the House and one term in the Senate. O’Halleran began his political career in the Republican party before making a switch based on issues including education and child welfare. O’Halleran’s competitor, natural resource attorney and small business owner, Tiffany Shedd won in the Republican primary against fellow attorney Nolan Reidhead with 54% of the votes. Shedd is basing her candidacy on issues like securing the border and elimination of drug trafficking. The 2020 General Election will be a determining factor of how the 1st Congressional District will lean. Shedd was a 2018 Republican candidate […]

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