With special elections in Congressional District 8 in April and June, and regular 2012 elections in August and November, it's getting complicated to track the candidates.
In an attempt to make the candidate pool easier to digest, AZPM has compiled a list of who's running in the congressional races. We'll keep it updated as things change throughout the election season
Congressional District 8 Special Election
This race is to fill the remainder of Gabrielle Giffords' term in Congress, which lasts through the end of the year. The district covers the central and eastern portions of Tucson, including the foothills and Oro Valley. It includes Green Valley, Cochise County and part of Santa Cruz County. The primary is scheduled for April 17 and the general election is scheduled for June 12.
The following races are for the August 28 primary and November 6 general elections, and the numbers are for the newly-redrawn congressional districts, as shown below:
A map of the Arizona Congressional districts, as redrawn by the Arizona Independent redistricting commission in 2011 and approved by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2012.
Congressional District 1
Wenona Benally Baldenegro
Congressional District 2
Congressional District 3
Amanda Aguirre - exploring/considering a run
Gabriela Saucedo Mercer
Congressional District 4