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Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.)

  • District: 6th District, Northeast Phoenix suburbs -- Scottsdale
  • Residence: Fountain Hills
  • Born: March 3, 1962; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Joyce Schweikert
  • Education: Scottsdale Community College, A.A. 1985; Arizona State U., M.B.A. 2005; Arizona State U., B.S. 1987 (real estate)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for Ariz. House, 1988; Ariz. House, 1991-95 (majority whip, 1993-94); sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1994; Ariz. State Board of Equalization chairman, 1995-2003; Maricopa County treasurer, 2004-06; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 2008; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Science, Space & Technology (Environment - Chairman; Space); Small Business (Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access)
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State Information: 6th District, Northeast Phoenix suburbs -- Scottsdale

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (AZ-06 representative) David Schweikert (R) 179,706 61.3%
Matt Jette (D) 97,666 33.3%
Jack Anderson (LIBERT) 10,167 3.5%
Mark Salazar (GREEN) 5,637 1.9%
James Ketover (WRI) 1  
2010 general (AZ-05 representative) David Schweikert (R) 110,374 52%
Harry Mitchell (D) 91,749 43.2%
Nick Coons (LIBERT) 10,127 4.8%
2008 general (AZ-05 representative) Harry Mitchell (D) 149,033 53.2%
David Schweikert (R) 122,165 43.6%
Warren Severin (LIBERT) 9,158 3.3%
write-in (Write-In) 9  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 39% Mitt Romney: 60%
2008 Barack Obama: 41% John McCain: 58%

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