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Request CD8 Ballot by Friday 5 p.m. to Vote Early

Early ballot returns remain at record pace in Pima County

Kate Kenski Ph.D., a professor in the UA Department of Communication, discusses the effectiveness and content of political ads pertaining to the special CD-8 Election.

Political Analyst Decodes CD8 Ads

Campaign ads are filling the mailbox and the airwaves, but how effective are they?

Congressional District 8 candidates discuss policy issues during a debate sponsored by the Arizona Daily Star. From left: Democrat Ron Barber, Republican Jesse Kelly, Green Charlie Manolakis.

Voters Continue to Return CD8 Ballots at Record Pace

Latest numbers from Pima County Recorder show high return rate for early ballots

Congressional District 8 candidates discuss policy issues during a debate sponsored by the Arizona Daily Star. From left: Democrat Ron Barber, Republican Jesse Kelly, Green Charlie Manolakis.

CD8 Debate: Disagreement on Social Security, Medicare

Candidates differ on whether programs need changes for sustainability

Trying to Decide Your Vote in CD8?

Watch video, read transcript of AZPM's candidates' forum here

185,000 Receive Early CD8 Ballots

Past district elections won with early voting, including Kelly's primary win

Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse, Brinton Milward, discusses his organizations mission.

CD8 Candidate Civility Analyzed

Institute for Civil Discourse's director (left) says forum was 'quite civil'

Money with bow

Outside Dollars a Gift in CD8 Race

Nearly $1M in Super PAC funding has come in on both sides

The race to fill the vacancy in Congressional District 8 is between Democrat Ron Barber, Republican Jesse Kelly and Green Charlie Manolakis.

CD8 Candidate Forum: Medicare, Health Care, Energy

Candidates Barber, Kelly, Manolakis square off on district issues

Republican Candidate Jesse Kelly is running to fill the vacancy in Congressional District 8.

Kelly: Women Support My Economic Positions

Republican vying for CD8 says key is his business growth plan

Democratic Candidate Ron Barber talks about the election to fill out the remainder of Gabrielle Giffords term in Congress that he will be running up against Republican candidate Jesse Kelly and Green candidate Charlie Manolakis as well.

Social Security, Medicare Top CD8 Agenda

Democrat Ron Barber promises to protect both programs for seniors

Seniors Supporting Jesse Kelly Say He'll Protect Health Care

Kelly says he supports maintaining benefits for seniors, doesn't offer ideas for younger generations

CD8 Green Candidate: Charlie Manolakis

Green candidate seeks to achieve social justice in health care

Democratic Candidate Ron Barber talks about the election to fill out the remainder of Gabrielle Giffords term in Congress that he will be running up against Republican candidate Jesse Kelly and Green candidate Charlie Manolakis as well.

CD8 Democratic Candidate: Ron Barber

Former Giffords aide hopes to represent Southern Arizona in Congress

ARIZONA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

Fontana Named to LD29 House Seat

Pima County supervisors select lawyer to replace Daniel Patterson

Pima County votes are counted at the elections office.

CD8: 28% Turnout, Early Voting a Factor

43 percent of voters in Pinal County, 20 percent in Cochise County

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