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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Arizona
  • Residence: Phoenix
  • Born: August 29, 1936; Panama Canal Zone, Panama
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Cindy McCain; seven children
  • Education: U.S. Naval Academy, B.S. 1958; National War College, attended 1973-74
  • Military Service: Navy 1958-81
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1983-87; sought Republican nomination for president, 2000; U.S. Senate, 1987-present; Republican nominee for president, 2008
  • Elected: Elected: 1986 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower - Ranking Member); Foreign Relations (African Affairs; East Asian & Pacific Affairs; Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs; Western Hemisphere & Global Narcotics Affairs - Ranking Member); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Emergency Management & District of Columbia; Financial & Contracting Oversight; Permanent Investigations - Ranking Member); Indian Affairs
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State Information: Arizona

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general (U.S. senator) John McCain (R) 1,005,615 58.9%
Rodney Glassman (D) 592,011 34.6%
David Nolan (LIBERT) 80,097 4.7%
Jerry Joslyn (GREEN) 24,603 1.4%
Ian Gilyeat (WRI) 5,938 0.3%
Loyd Ellis (WRI) 160 0%
Santos Chavez (WRI) 39  
Sydney Dudikoff (WRI) 14  
Ray Caplette (WRI) 7  
2004 general (U.S. senator) John McCain (R) 1,505,372 76.7%
Stuart Starky (D) 404,507 20.6%
Ernest Hancock (LIBERT) 51,798 2.6%
1998 general (U.S. senator) John McCain (R) 696,577 68.7%
Ed Ranger (D) 275,224 27.2%
John C. Zajac (LIBERT) 23,004 2.3%
Robert "Bob" Park (REF) 18,288 1.8%
write-in (Write-In) 187 0%
1992 general (U.S. senator) John McCain (R) 771,395 55.8%
Claire Sargent (D) 436,321 31.6%
Evan Mecham (I) 145,361 10.5%
Kiana Delamare (LIBERT) 22,613 1.6%
Ed Finkelstein (NA) 6,335 0.5%
Robert B. Winn (Write-In) 26  
1986 general (U.S. senator) John McCain (R) 521,850 61%
Richard Kimball (D) 340,965 39%
1984 general (AZ-01 representative) John McCain (R) 162,418 78%
1982 general (AZ-01 representative) John McCain (R) 89,116 66%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 45.12% John McCain: 53.64%
2012 : 44.59% : 53.65%
2004 John Kerry: 44% George W. Bush: 55%
2000 Al Gore: 45% George W. Bush: 51%
1996 Bill Clinton: 47% Robert Dole: 44%
1992 Bill Clinton: 37% George H. W. Bush: 38%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 39% George H. W. Bush: 60%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 33% :

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