Statewide Analysis

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Presidential:
Donald Trump won Arizona's eleven electoral votes.  Many had thought that Arizona would be more competitive for Hillary Clinton to flip this traditionally red state to her column this election.  The demographics in Arizona are shifting and this election shows that the state may be a purple state in 2020 with no edge being given to either party.

Senate:
Senator John McCain (R) was re-elected over Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (D).

House:
The GOP maintains its slight edge in the Arizona U.S. House delegation.  Democrats retained Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick's seat and Representative Martha McSally (R) was re-elected to her seat.  The delegation breaks down to five Republicans and four Democrats.

Other Notable Election Results:
Coming into this election Republicans held control of Arizona's Governorship, state house, and state senate.  Republicans maintained their control in the Arizona State House winning 34 seats and control of the Arizona State Senate winning 17 seats.  Despite losing seats in each chamber Republcians maintained their control of all three funcations of the Arizona state house.  
 
Two statewide ballot initiatives of note are Proposition 205 that would legalize recreational marijuana and Proposition 206 that would increase the minimum wage to $12 and guarantee paid sick time.  Proposition 205 was disapproved by 51.78% to 48.22%.  Proposition 206 was approved by 58.47% to 41.53%. 

 

Race by Race Details

Arizona Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 11:25:04 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Sheila Bilyeu (Write-In)   
Anthony Camboni (Write-In)   
Santos Chavez (Independent)   
Leonard Clark (Write-In)   
Sydney Dudikoff (Write-In)   
Ann Kirkpatrick (Democratic Party)  41.2%
Joanne Lopez-Cervantez (Write-In)   
John McCain (Republican Party)  53.3% Winner
Patrick Quinn (Write-In)   
Gene Scott (Write-In)   
Gary Swing (Green Party)  5.5%
Arizona was considered a toss up for both the Presidential race and for control of the Senate. Senator John McCain (R) was able to win convincingly in the primary and also managed a strong showing to win re-election to his seat for a sixth term. McCain will continue to be one of the go to Senators on the Armed Services Committee.

Arizona Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:16:56 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Paul Babeu (Republican Party)  43.1%
Tom O'Halleran (Democratic Party)  51.2% Winner
Ray Parrish (Green Party)  5.7%
Tom O'Halleran (D) defeated Paul Babeu (R) for the open seat created by Representative Ann Kirkpatrick's (D) decision to challenge Senator John McCain (R). O'Halleran was a former Republican and State Senator who ran a campaign grounded in centrist positions and was able to keep this seat in the Democratic column.

Arizona Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:17:09 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Matthew Heinz (Democratic Party)  43.3%
Martha McSally (Republican Party)  56.7% Winner
Representative Martha McSally (R) was re-elected over former State Representative Matt Heinz (D). The race had been viewed as a competitive district with Arizona's shifting demographics, but McSally solidified support in the last two months to win her seat for another two years.

Arizona Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 3:45:55 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Bill Abatecola (Write-In)   
Raul Grijalva (Democratic Party)  100% Winner
Harvey Martin (Write-In)   
Federico Sanchez (Write-In)   
Jaime Vasquez (Write-In)   

Arizona Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:21:22 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Paul Gosar (Republican Party)  71.6% Winner
Mikel Weisser (Democratic Party)  28.4%

Arizona Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 12/14/2016 11:17:50 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Andy Biggs (Republican Party)  63.2% Winner
Talia Fuentes (Democratic Party)  36.8%

Arizona Congressional District 06
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:22:01 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
David Schweikert (Republican Party)  61.5% Winner
W. John Williamson (Democratic Party)  38.5%

Arizona Congressional District 07
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:22:13 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Ruben Gallego (Democratic Party)  74.5% Winner
Eve Nunez (Republican Party)  25.5%
Neil Westbrooks (Write-In)   

Arizona Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:22:53 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Trent Franks (Republican Party)  68.5% Winner
Hayden Keener (Write-In)   
Mark Salazar (Write-In)  31.5%

Arizona Congressional District 09
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:23:15 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Axel Bello (Write-In)   
Cary Dolego (Write-In)   
David Giles (Republican Party)  38.9%
Kyrsten Sinema (Democratic Party)  61.1% Winner

*The analysis on this page is provided by the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC). BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization, that is supported by several hundred of the nation's leading businesses and trade associations. The views expressed in this analysis do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.