Skip to comments.Jesse Kelly to Run in Arizona Special Election
Posted on 01/24/2012 3:46:31 PM PST by Clintonfatigued
Jesse Kelly, who narrowly lost to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in 2010, is running again in the upcoming 8th district special election, according to two sources.
I would say an announcement is imminent, said an insider close to the Iraq War veteran.
Giffords beat Kelly by only 2 points in 2010, in what was an overall terrible political climate for Democrats.
Another source close to Kelly described Giffords as the strongest possible Democratic candidate and indicated Democrats would have difficulty finding a nominee with her charm, name identification and fundraising prowess.
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I hope that Jesse Kelly wins this. He came to close last time, but now the lines are different and some think that the 2010 trend is gone.
Even though it helps my party, I’m glad she did the right thing for her health. Her recovery has been remarkable.
Good News Indeed. Jessie Kelly is Running for Gabby’s vacated seat in Congress.
I forgot about the special.
It will be under the current lines yes?
Winning it being an incumbent could give Kelly a boost in November for the slightly worse new district.
Wow, breaking news, thanks, SandRat! I’d better go dust off our old signs...
If the Libertarian has stayed out, Jesse would have won.
Yes, the special is under the current lines, since it’s for the term that ends on January 3, 2013.
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