ELECTION 2016: State representative primary races settled - Tucson News Now

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ELECTION 2016: State representative primary races settled

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SOUTHERN, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Several hopefuls for the Arizona House of Representatives battled for spots on the November ballot in the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Each district sends two people to the state House. So if a party had two or fewer people candidates on the primary ballot, all go through to the general election in November.

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

Races for all the districts in southern Arizona can be found below.

District 2

Incumbent Rosanna Gabaldon battled Aaron Baumann and Daniel Hernandez to represent Democrats in the general election while Republican J. Christopher Ackerley ran unopposed.

Gabaldon (37.2 percent) and Hernandez (33.7 percent) won the Democratic primary and will join Ackerley on the ballot in November. The top two vote-getters then will represent the district.

District 3

Incumbents Sally Ann Gonzales and Macario Saldate, both Democrats, advanced to the November election, as did Edward Cizek of the Green Party. All three will be on the ballot in November and the top two vote-getters there will represent the district.

District 4

Democrats Charlene Fernandez, the incumbent, and Jesus Rubalcava advanced and both will be on the ballot in November.

Republican Richard Hopkins was a write-in candidate and will have to reach a certain number of votes, set by the Secretary of State's office, before he can make it on the ballot. If he doesn't, Fernandez and Rubalcava will be represent the district. 

District 8

Republicans David Cook and Thomas Shope advanced, as did Democrat Carmen Casillas. All three will be on the ballot in November and the top two vote-getters then will represent the district.

District 9

Incumbents Randall Friese and Matt Kopec battled it out with newcomer Pamela Powers Hannley to represent Democrats in November.

Republican Ana Henderson advanced as she was unopposed.

Friese (42.1 percent) and Powers Hannley (32.5 percent) won the primary to join Henderson on the ballot in November. The top two vote-getters then will represent the district.

District 10

Incumbent Stefanie Mach battled Kristen Engel and Courtney Frogge to represent Democrats in November.

Republican Todd Clodfelter advanced as he was unopposed.

Mach (35.8 percent) and Engel (33.1 percent) won the primary for the Democrats. Mach, Engle and Clodfelter will be on the ballot in November and the top two vote-getters then will represent the district.

District 11

Incumbents Mark Finchem and Vince Leach advanced and will represent Republicans in November. They will battle Democrat Corin Hammond for the district's two spots.

District 14

Democrats Mike Holmes and Jason Lindstrom advanced to the November election.

For Republicans, Dennis Barger, John Drew, Becky Nutt and Anthony Sizer battled it out.

Nutt (33.5 percent) and Drew (30.7 percent) advance in the Republican primary. They will face off against Holmes and Lindstrom on the ballot in November. 

Results all the other districts can be found HERE.

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