Monday, August 16, 2010

CD8: Roll Call Looks at the Southern Arizona's Hottest GOP Primary

Posted By on Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Roll Call examines the CD8 race:

One of the hottest House races in the country right now is in Tucson, Ariz., where two Republicans are battling for the chance to take on Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , an incumbent high on national GOP takeover lists.

“It’s been competitive for a while,” said Republican state Sen. Frank Antenori of Tucson. “It’s just getting a little nasty now.”

The 8th district race has taken on a familiar theme seen in previous GOP nomination contests this year. Jonathan Paton, a former state legislator, is the establishment candidate and faces a more difficult challenge than expected from fiery Jesse Kelly, who has local tea party backing.

Read the whole thing here.

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