Ann Kirkpatrick

State Capitol News
5:00 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Kirkpatrick and Tobin Square Off in CD-1 Debate

State House Speaker Andy Tobin and incumbent Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick face off Wednesday at KAET-TV with host Ted Simons.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

Congressional challenger Andy Tobin sought votes during a debate Wednesday night by arguing that if you don’t like Barack Obama you should oust incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer was there.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:22 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

With No Winner Yet Declared in CD-1, Kirkpatrick Proposes Debates

Eastern Arizona Republican congressional candidate Gary Kiehne.

The Republican primary race in the First Congressional District remains too close to call. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan Reports, this hasn’t prevented the incumbent from preparing to face the eventual winner. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:37 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Fundraising Boost for Rep. Kirkpatrick Despite Negative Ads

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick

Despite a recent wave of attack ads criticizing Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, the congresswoman had a stronger fundraising quarter than her Republican opponents looking to unseat her in 2014. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Rep. Kirkpatrick also recently received a high-profile endorsement.

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Elections 2012
3:46 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Associated Press Calls Kirkpatrick the Winner in CD1

Former Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has defeated former Republican state lawmaker Jonathan Paton to win Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat.

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Elections 2012
1:31 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Poli-Sci Prof Thinks Red AZ May Change Hue on Election Day

In case you haven't heard, there’s an election tomorrow.

And we thought we check in with Northern Arizona University Politics Professor Fred Solop to see what he’ll be watching for as the results start to come in.

He says he thinks deeply red Arizona may have a slightly different color on Wednesday morning.

Elections 2012
4:02 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Independent Orgs More Than Double Campaign Spending in CD1

Jonathan Paton, 20 January 2010

According to the Federal Election Commission, independent organizations have reported spending nearly $3.5 million to influence the results in Arizona’s CD1.

The district stretches across northern and eastern Arizona and includes Flagstaff.

That $3.5 million is more than a million more than the republican and democrat have spent on their own campaigns.

Because of the 2010 Supreme Court decision, Citizens United, those independent groups don’t have to disclose where that money is coming from.

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Elections 2012
2:28 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Kirkpatrick Outraises, Outspends Paton 2 to 1

The Federal Election Commission has released the latest campaign finance reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:00 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Medicare Will Likely Pull Voters to the Polls

One of the central battles playing out in the upcoming elections is who’s got the best plan for Medicare.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:44 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Kirkpatrick and Paton to Face off in CD1 in November

By a nearly 2 to 1 margin, Ann Kirkpatrick swept the democratic primary in Congresssional District 1 yesterday.

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4:00 am
Mon August 6, 2012

AZ's 1st Cong. District is the 10th Largest in the Country, Making Campaigning Challenging

Former Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick writes a note to a voter who is not at home when she stopped by.
Laurel Morales

Arizona’s newly drawn 1st Congressional District is the size of Pennsylvania. It’s the tenth largest in the nation, taking up almost two-thirds of the state, from the Arizona-Utah border all the way down the eastern half of the state to just north of Tucson. That makes it tricky for candidates to campaign.

Former Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatricks uses many tactics to get the word out this election.

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