Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Martha McSally: "We Are Cleared for Takeoff"

Posted By on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Martha McSally with her dog, Penelope, on Election Night
  • Mariana Dale
  • Martha McSally with her dog, Penelope, on Election Night

At her election-night celebration on Tucson's east side, Republican Martha McSally took to the podium just after 9 p.m. to thank her close friends and family for sticking with her.

"I am humble and grateful and convicted that it is time to stand up and hopefully take another oath of office to serve again my community and my nation that I love deeply," said McSally, who had more than 80 percent of the vote against challenger Mark Koskiniemi.

McSally said her experience in the special election earlier this year will help her in her campaign against Congressman Ron Barber, whom she hopes to unseat in Congressional District 2.

"Let's all go home, get about 5 hours of sleep and hit it tomorrow because we are clear for take off!" McSally said.

UA journalism students Gabriel Romero and Mariana Dale contributed to this report.

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