A reader asked. Can you put together a list of 30 candidates for the House of Representatives for whom donations would make a difference? Some Senate candidates, too?
Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Thoughts after a history lesson by Heather Cox Richardson Political Note #272 Hiral Tiperneni AZ CD 06 2020 General Election Nevertheless, she persisted. That’s Elizabeth Warren’s line. It also applies to Hiral Tipirneni https://hiralforcongress.com/. She is running for Arizona’s sixth Congressional against incumbent Republican David Schweikert. She ran for Congress before – in 2018. Twice. She ran in a special election, then in a general election. Born in India, Hiral Tipernini grew up outside of Cleveland. Her parents immigrated to the United States when she was three.…
Mark Kelly is the Democratic candidate for the US Senate from Arizona in 2020. He has a great background for an apolitical politician.
Greg Stanton is the Mayor of Phoenix. Greg Stanton is a Phi Beta Kappa Graduate from Marquette, a graduate of University of Michigan Law School. He worked in education law in Phoenix, was elected to the city council, and then was elected mayor. Greg Stanton was named a public official of the year in 2015. He distinguished himself by expanding light rail, bike lanes, and sidewalks. The city's greenhouse gas emissions were reduced.
came to Ohio from India as a three year old. Her parents struggled, then thrived. Her father was an engineer, her mother a social worker. Heral went to medical school. Hiral Tipirneni married to a fellow student. After completing residencies, they chose Phoenix as a place to settle. Her husband joined an orthopedics practice; she worked in ERs. Personal experiences changed Hiral Tipinerni's life. Her mother died of cancer. A nephew died of cancer. Hiral Tipirneni turned to cancer research. Work in cancer research moved her into the public life of the community. She was a leader of research teams, served on boards, was involved in public advocacy, worked to affect the character and quality of life in her community.
Ann Kirkpatrick wants to return to Congress. She's a professional politician who has won some and lost some. She was elected to Congress for AZ 01 in 2006, 2008, 2012, and 2014. She lost to a Republican in 2010. Rather than face her again, the Republican ran and won in AZ 04 in 2012 while she was elected. Kirkpatrick ran for the Senate in 2016 -- against John McCain. McCain won by thirteen points. She would rather be working.
Krysten Sinema has come a long way from living in an abandoned gas station. She has been described as exotic. A centrist, but not a moderate, she started out supporting the greens, was elected to Congress as a centrist Democrat. As someone who could describe herself as bipartisan and have people accept that.