Wenona Benally-Baldenegro

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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9:01 am
Thu August 2, 2012

First Navajo Woman Runs For Congress

Wenona Benally Baldenegro is the first Navajo woman to run for Congress.
Photo Courtesy of WenonaforArizona.com

Arizona’s newly drawn Congressional District 1 includes more Native Americans than any other district in the country. That sets the stage for a historic first — an American Indian woman serving in Congress.

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