SWAG for 2014 (Congress)

ArizonaTime once again for the Silly Wild Ass Guess (SWAG) list of candidates running for Congress in 2014. This is likely to be the last update to candidates running for Congress, given the late date in the political calendar. But anything is possible.

DISTRICT 1

Ann Kirkpatrick (D) – Incumbent

Gary Kiehne (R) rancher and businessman

Andrew “Andy” Tobin (R) House Speaker LD1

Adam Kwasman (R) State representative LD11

Jim Brown (R) (now running in CD 2)

DISTRICT 2

Ronald “Ron” Barber (D) Incumbent

Martha McSally (R) retired USAF officer, 2012 candidate

Edward “Ed” Martin (R) Tucson talk radio host and Tea Party activist (withdrawn)

Shelley Kais (R) President of Kais E Systems, Inc.

Charles Wooten (R) Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force (Retired)

Jim Brown (R) retired businessman

DISTRICT 3

Raúl Grijalva (D) Incumbent

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (R) Tea Party activist and 2012 candidate

Miguel “Mike” Olivas (R) ex-congressional aide and perennial candidate

Jaime Alfredo Vasquez (R) general comtreactor and 2012 candidate (withdrawn)

Damien Kennedy (R) graphic designer

DISTRICT 4

Paul Gosar (R) Incumbent

Mikel Weisser (D) poet, artist, Democratic activist, 2012 candidate

DISTRICT 5

Matthew “Matt” Salmon (R) Incumbent

James Isaac Woods (D)

James Alan “Jim” Samuelson (IND)

DISTRICT 6

David Schweikert (R) Incumbent

DISTRICT 7

Edward “Ed” Pastor (D) Incumbent (retired)

Cesar Chavez (D) No, not that César Chávez

Mary Rose Wilcox (D) Maricopa County Supervisor

Steve Gallardo (D) State senator LD29

Ruben Gallego (D) State representative LD27

José Luis “Joe” Peňalosa, Jr. (IND)

DISTRICT 8

Trent Franks (R) Incumbent

Helmuth Hack (R) land surveyor and 2012 candidate (withdrawn)

DISTRICT 9

Kyrsten Sinema (D) Incumbent

Vernon Parker (R) former Paradise Valley Mayor and 2012 candidate (running for ACC)

Wendy Rogers (R) retired USAF officer and 2012 candidate

Andrew Walter (R) retired former pro football player

2 responses to “SWAG for 2014 (Congress)

  1. I am running as a Democrat for House of Rep for LD1. Frank Cuccia

  2. Please! Please!

    Somebody needs to run against “rusty” schweikert.

    He can’t be that entrenched, can he?