Arizona Election Results: 2010 Primary, GOP, Governor, Congress
Arizona Election Results 2010: Primary Results For GOP, Governor, Congress
The Arizona election results for 2010 have produced victories largely for incumbents John McCain sealing his name on the GOP senate ticket, to Jan Brewer cruising to victory for Governor.
- Arizona Election Results: 2010 Primary Results
- Alaska Election Results 2010
- Florida Election Results 2010
Senator John McCain beat J.D. Hayworth by co-opting Hayworth's arch conservative agenda. McCain demonstrated his anti-immigration credentials despite Hayworth's aggressive courting of the Tea Party vote.
He also called in marquee-name help from allies such as his 2008 running mate (and tea-party favorite) Sarah Palin, Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney McCain's campaign spending has already topped $20 million, unprecedented in an Arizona U.S. Senate race.
In the race for to represent the GOP for Governor, Republican Jan Brewer won handily against rookie Matt Jette. Brewer will square off against Democratic nominee Terry Goddard in November.
"This starts the main event," Goddard said. "I believe it's a battle for Arizona's future," adding, "We are already way behind under Jan Brewer."
In other noteworthy races Ben Quayle, the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle,is tough in the 3rd Congressional District race.
Despite name-recognition and a sizable fundraising advantage, the 33-year-old held a slim lead early but could not quickly shake opponents such as former state Sen. Jim Waring, businessman Steve Moak and former Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker.