All candidates for Arizona House of Representatives District 17 complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

All four of the candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for Arizona House of Representatives District 17 completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

The candidates are Dana Allmond (D), Brian Radford (D), Rachel Jones (R), and Cory McGarr (R).

Eighty-eight of the country’s 99 state legislative chambers will hold regularly scheduled elections in 2022. The Republican Party controls both chambers of Arizona’s state legislature. Arizona is one of 23 states with a Republican trifecta.

Here are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?                    


“Dana will be an advocate for common sense gun laws, voter protection, a woman’s right to choose, and quality public schools among other topics.”


“I believe free public education is a foundation for future further education and employment opportunities and that employment and education builds stronger, safer communities.”


“The Second Amendment, pro-life, low taxes, medical freedom, small government, school choice, and life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all AZ citizens!”


“We need election integrity, medical freedom, school reform and school choice. We need to protect the border, our first and second amendments and the sanctity of life.”

Click on candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.

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