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Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.)

  • District: 5th District, Southeast Phoenix suburbs -- Gilbert
  • Residence: Mesa
  • Born: January 21, 1958; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Family: Wife, Nancy; four children
  • Education: Arizona State U., B.A. 1981 (English literature); Brigham Young U., M.P.A. 1986
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ariz. Senate, 1991-95; U.S. House, 1995-2001; Republican nominee for governor, 2002; Ariz. Republican Party chairman, 2005-07; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (4th term); Also served 1995-2001; Defeated Spencer Morgan, D, to succeed Rep. Jeff Flake, R, who ran for Senate
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Western Hemisphere - Chairman)
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State Information: 5th District, Southeast Phoenix suburbs -- Gilbert

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Matt Salmon (R) 183,470 67.2%
Spencer Morgan (D) 89,589 32.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 35% Mitt Romney: 64%
2008 Barack Obama: 36% John McCain: 63%

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