Wednesday, November 7, 2012

McSally: "We Feel Good, We're Optimistic, We're a Little Sleep-Deprived"

Posted By on Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Martha McSally addresses the press on Wednesday morning.
  • Mariana Dale
  • Martha McSally addresses the press on Wednesday morning.

Martha McSally told the press this morning that she is optimistic about lead in the Congressional District 2 race against incumbent Congressman Ron Barber.

“We feel good, we’re optimistic, we’re a little sleep deprived but we’re going to let the process work itself out,” McSally said.

As of noon today, McSally was leading the race by 1,312 votes, but there are 80,000 votes left to count in Pima County, where Barber outpolled McSally, particularly in early voting.

Barber released a statement this morning:


While we don't yet know the outcome of this election, I want to say how grateful I am to all those who have stood alongside me—and stood up for what’s important to Southern Arizona.

Representing Southern Arizona has been the honor of my life. I am proud to have worked on behalf of Southern Arizonans to protect Medicare and Social Security, ensure our veterans receive the benefits they've earned, and help to rebuild our middle class.

We’ll continue to watch the results over the next few days, and whatever happens, we will trust the people of Southern Arizona—as I always have and always will.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Mariana Dale

  • Rodeo Recap from UA Student Photogs

    • Feb 26, 2013
  • The Skinny

    The Skinny recommends the best places to give your money--and take advantage of the state's charitable tax credit.
    • Dec 27, 2012
  • Police Dispatch

    Losing the lottery (tickets) ... a woman and her money are parted ... a drunken minor gets friendly with local flora
    • Dec 27, 2012
  • More »

Staff Pick

Mindful Yoga, September

Led by certified yoga instructor and massage therapist, Vivianne Uyeda, this series explores moderate hatha yoga, with… More

@ Tucson Botanical Gardens Thu., Sept. 1, 8-9 a.m., Thu., Sept. 8, 8-9 a.m., Thu., Sept. 15, 8-9 a.m., Thu., Sept. 22, 8-9 a.m. and Thu., Sept. 29, 8-9 a.m. 2150 N. Alvernon Way.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Napier Up in Sheriff's Race & Other Pima County Races of Note (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Oh, That Ally: Miller Bans Corrupt Media From Her Election-Night Fest (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. LaWall Up Big Over Feinman in County Attorney Race (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Congress: Heinz Up Over Steele in CD2 Dems, Babeu Up Over Field in CD1 GOP Primary (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Burns, Tobin & Dunn Up in Corp Com Race. Next, It's the Battle Over Solar in AZ! (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation