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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 Related: 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
Arizona Election results Eighth Congressional District 352 of 352 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes KELLY, JESSE (REP) 45.37% 88,569 BARBER, RON (DEM) 52.02% 101,559 MANOLAKIS, CHARLIE (GRN) 2.30% 4,482 WRITE-IN 0.31% 602 195,212 via AZ - Election Results. via Welcome to StarNet - Tucson, Arizona. Related articles Arizona 8th District Special Election - Kelly (D) vs. Barber (R) - June 12, 2012 - Politisite Political Projections (politisite.com) Arizona Secretary of State - Election Results
Ron Barber, a top aide to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D., Ariz.) who was wounded at the same event where the congresswoman was shot a year ago, announced Thursday he’s running to take her place. President Obama greeted Representative Gabrielle Giffords before his State of the Union address Tuesday evening. Ms. Giffords resigned last month after a year of recuperating from being shot in the head during a constituent event. Mr. Barber, who was her district director, kicked off his campaign for the June 12 special election with an enormous asset: the support of Ms. Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly. via Top Aide to Giffords to Run for Her Seat - Washington Wire - WSJ.