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Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Arizona
  • Residence: Phoenix
  • Born: April 25, 1942; Oakland, Neb.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Caryll Kyl; two children
  • Education: U. of Arizona, B.A. 1964 (political science); U. of Arizona, LL.B. 1966
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1987-95; U.S. Senate, 1995-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Finance (Health Care; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy; Taxation & IRS Oversight - Ranking Member); Judiciary (Constitution, Civil Rights & Human Rights; Crime & Terrorism - Ranking Member; Immigration, Refugees & Border Security)
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State Information: Arizona

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jeff Flake (R) 1,104,457 49.2%
Richard Carmona (D) 1,036,542 46.2%
Steven Watts (WRI) 290 0%
Don Manspeaker (WRI) 24  
2006 general Jon Kyl (R) 814,398 53.3%
Jim Pederson (D) 664,141 43.5%
Richard Mack (LIBERT) 48,231 3.2%
2000 general Jon Kyl (R) 1,108,196 79.3%
William Toel (I) 109,230 7.8%
Vance Hansen (GREEN) 108,926 7.8%
Barry Hess (LIBERT) 70,724 5.1%
1994 general Jon Kyl (R) 600,999 53.7%
Sam Coppersmith (D) 442,510 39.5%
Scott Grainger (LIBERT) 75,493 6.7%
Mark Pope (Write-In) 58  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 : 44.59% : 53.65%
2008 Barack Obama: 45.12% John McCain: 53.64%
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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