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Mitchell lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Harry E. Mitchell (D-Ariz.)

  • District: 5th District, Scottsdale; Tempe; parts of Phoenix and Mesa
  • Residence: Tempe
  • Born: July 18, 1940; Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Marianne Mitchell; two children
  • Education: Arizona State U., B.A. 1962 (political science); Arizona State U., M.P.A. 1980
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Tempe City Council, 1970-78; mayor of Tempe, 1978-94; sought Democratic nomination for superintendent of public instruction, 1994; Ariz. Senate, 1999-2006 (assistant minority leader, 2005-06); U.S. House, 2007-11; Ariz. Democratic Party chairman, 2005-06
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Science & Technology (Technology & Innovation); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Oversight & Investigations - Chairman)
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State Information: 5th District, Scottsdale; Tempe; parts of Phoenix and Mesa

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general David Schweikert (R) 110,374 52%
Harry Mitchell (D) 91,749 43.2%
Nick Coons (LIBERT) 10,127 4.8%
2008 general Harry Mitchell (D) 149,033 53.2%
David Schweikert (R) 122,165 43.6%
Warren Severin (LIBERT) 9,158 3.3%
2006 general Harry Mitchell (D) 101,838 50.4%
J.D. Hayworth (R) 93,815 46.4%
Warren Severin (LIBERT) 6,357 3.2%
2004 general J.D. Hayworth (R) 159,455 59.5%
Elizabeth Rogers (D) 102,363 38.2%
Michael Kielsky (LIBERT) 6,189 2.3%
2002 general J.D. Hayworth (R) 103,870 61.2%
Craig Columbus (D) 61,559 36.2%
Warren Severin (LIBERT) 4,383 2.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 47% John McCain: 52%
2004 John Kerry: 45% George W. Bush: 54%
2000 Al Gore: 43% George W. Bush: 53%

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