For more information contact, Amanda Oien 749-3472 STARs President
The Republican candidates in the April 17 special election primary for CD 8 House are:
Frank Antenori, current LD 30 State Senator & former LD 30 House Rep., ran for this CD 8 seat in the 5-way Republican primary of 2006 (lost to Randy Graf, former LD 30 House Rep.), former Green Beret; www.antenori.com
Jesse Kelly, ran unsuccessfully against Congresswoman Giffords for this seat in Nov. 2010 after prevailing in a 4-way Republican August primary, project manager for family construction business, Marine; www.votejessekelly.com.
Martha McSally, former U.S. Air Force Colonel (first woman pilot to fly in combat), former Professor of National Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center in Germany, political newcomer; www.mcsallyforcongress.com.
Dave Sitton, sports broadcaster, Marketing Director UA Cancer Center, political newcomer; www.davesitton.com.
Attend this debate to hear from the four Republican candidates for Congress in CD 8, one of whom will challenge Democrat Ron Barber (former District Director for Congresswoman Giffords since 2007, who was also shot on 1/8/11 along with Giffords), and Green Party candidate Charlie Manolakis, a community activist, in the June 12 special general election.