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ELECTION 2016: Babeu, Heinz among primary winners in races for US House

Paul Babeu (Source: Arizona Secretary of State) Paul Babeu (Source: Arizona Secretary of State)
Raul Grijalva (Source: Arizona Secretary of State) Raul Grijalva (Source: Arizona Secretary of State)
Martha McSally (Source: Arizona Secretary of State) Martha McSally (Source: Arizona Secretary of State)
Matt Heinz (Source: Arizona Secretary of State) Matt Heinz (Source: Arizona Secretary of State)
SOUTHERN, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Several spots on the November ballot in races for the U.S. House of Representatives were up for grabs in the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

ELECTION RESULTS: Mobile users can get results HERE while desktop users can go HERE.

Races for districts in southern Arizona can be found below.

Congressional District 1

The district includes a large majority of the state, except the Phoenix and Tucson areas. The seat came open when incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick, a Democrat, decided to run for Senate.

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu ran for the Republican spot on the November ballot against Ken Bennett, David Gowan, Gary Kiehne, Shawn Redd and Wendy Rogers.

Babeu won with 31.5 percent of the vote and was followed by Kiehne (23.2 percent), Rogers (22.2), Bennett (16.0), Gowan (3.5) and Redd (3.2).

Tom O'Halleran beat Miguel Olivas in the Democratic primary. O'Halleran won with 59.2 percent of the vote.

Ray Parrish ran unopposed for the Green Party while Kim Allen was the lone candidate for the Libertarian Party.

Babeu, O'Halleran, Parrish and Allen will now fight it out for the seat in November.

Congressional District 2

This district includes a large portion of southeast Arizona, including parts of Tucson and Oro Valley.

Matt Heinz defeated Victoria Steele for the Democratic spot. Heinz won the primary with 53.2 percent of the vote.

Incumbent Martha McSally, a Republican, ran unopposed, as did Gary Swing (Green Party) and Ed Tilton Jr. (Libertarian).

McSally, Heinz, Swing and Tilton will all be on the ballot for the general election in November.

Congressional District 3

The district includes portions of Tucson and a majority of southwestern Arizona.

Incumbent Raul Grijalva, a Democrat, was unopposed in the primary.

He is expected to be elected to his eighth term in November, when his only opposition will be Libertarian Mike Ross.

Results from Districts 4-9 can be found HERE.

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