Democrat Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was injured in the shooting that nearly took the ex-Arizona congresswoman’s life, won the special election to replace her on Tuesday.
With 66 percent of precincts reporting, Barber led Republican Jesse Kelly 53 percent to 45 percent. The AP has called the race for Barber.
via Former Giffords aide Ron Barber wins special election for her seat
Arizona Election results – 8th Congressional District – June 12, 2012
Arizona 8th District Special Election – Kelly (D) vs. Barber (R) – June 12, 2012 – Politisite Political Projections
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