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Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.)

  • District: 8th District, Northwest Phoenix suburbs -- most of Peoria, Surprise
  • Residence: Peoria
  • Born: June 19, 1957; Uravan, Colo.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Josephine Franks; two children
  • Education: Ottawa U. (Ariz.), attended 1989-90
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ariz. House, 1985-87; defeated for re-election to Ariz. House, 1986; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1994; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Strategic Forces); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice - Chairman; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations)
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State Information: 8th District, Northwest Phoenix suburbs -- most of Peoria, Surprise

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (AZ-08 representative) Trent Franks (R) 172,809 63.3%
Gene Scharer (D) 95,635 35.1%
Stephen Dolgos (AEL) 4,347 1.6%
2010 general (AZ-02 representative) Trent Franks (R) 173,173 64.9%
John Thrasher (D) 82,891 31.1%
Powell Gammill (LIBERT) 10,820 4%
William Crum (WRI) 8  
Mark Rankin (WRI) 2  
2008 general (AZ-02 representative) Trent Franks (R) 200,914 59.4%
John Thrasher (D) 125,611 37.2%
Powell Gammill (LIBERT) 7,882 2.3%
William Crum (GREEN) 3,616 1.1%
2006 general (AZ-02 representative) Trent Franks (R) 135,150 58.6%
John Thrasher (D) 89,671 38.9%
Powell Gammill (LIBERT) 5,734 2.5%
write-in (Write-In) 5  
2004 general (AZ-02 representative) Trent Franks (R) 165,260 59.2%
Randy Camacho (D) 107,406 38.5%
Powell Gammill (LIBERT) 6,625 2.4%
write-in (Write-In) 12  
2002 general (AZ-02 representative) Trent Franks (R) 100,359 59.9%
Randy Camacho (D) 61,217 36.6%
Edward Carlson (LIBERT) 5,919 3.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 7  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 37% Mitt Romney: 62%
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 61%

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