Here are the Arizona candidates running for US Senate, House of Representatives

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Who's running for national office in Arizona in 2022?

Republican Blake Masters is challenging incumbent Democrat Mark Kelly in a race for  the U.S. Senate. The contest has drawn intense attention in Arizona and nationally, and the outcome could help determine which party controls the chamber for the next two years.

All nine of Arizona's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are on the ballot, with incumbents running in all but one district.

The Republic has been covering the candidates all year long. Here's an update and links to recent articles.

  • U.S. Senate

  • U.S. House of Representatives

  • District 1

  • District 2

  • District 3

  • District 4

  • District 5

  • District 6

  • District 7

  • District 8

  • District 9

U.S. Senate

Arizona has two seats in the U.S. Senate. One is up for grabs in the 2022 election. The other seat, now held by Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, will be contested in 2024. Senators are elected to six-year terms.

Republican Blake Masters is challenging incumbent Democrat Mark Kelly. Libertarian Marc Victor ended his campaign Nov. 1 and urged his supporters to back Masters.

What to expect: The Arizona Republic's coverage in the general election

Opinion: Find more on the races from The Republic and azcentral.com’s opinion journalists

Mark Kelly (left) and Blake Masters are running for US Senate in Arizona.
Mark Kelly (left) and Blake Masters are running for US Senate in Arizona.

Mark Kelly-Blake Masters

Close contest: Mark Kelly, Blake Masters barrel toward a breathless finish in Arizona's Senate race 

Abortion rights, economic stresses: These issues are top of mind for many Arizona women as they vote

Questions, answers: Senate rivals Mark Kelly, Blake Masters answer Republic's questions on policy, style

What's on voters' minds? Inflation, abortion and threats to democracy

Arizona Republic poll: Voter survey projects who’s ahead in Senate race

Abortion stance: Where Kelly and GOP challenger Blake Masters stand on 15-week abortion bill

Rising prices: US Senate rivals Mark Kelly and Blake Masters react to latest round of inflation numbers

Student loan forgiveness: What Sen. Mark Kelly and challenger Blake Masters say 

Mark Kelly

Obama visit: Former president urges Arizona voters to keep focus on saving democracy

'We need him': Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords share stage

'I get it': Sen. Mark Kelly says he understands inflation pain, pushes for action

Senator's election strategy: Kelly aims to boost reelection by emphasizing independence, abortion rights

Barred from entry: Russia sanctions Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly, plus 23 others

Blake Masters

Late boost: Pro-Masters Super PAC signals $3.7 million ad buy

Call from Trump: Former president urged Blake Masters to 'go stronger' on 'rigged' election claims

Rebuking 'experts': Masters against CDC adding COVID shot to list of childhood vaccines

NRSC chair in Arizona: Florida Sen. Rick Scott rallies for Masters

Free-market preference: Blake Masters, Peter Thiel sought new FDA boss, new approach to clinical trials as Trump took office 

'Rot' in the military: Masters repeatedly has criticized leadership in US armed forces 

Former governors weigh in: Doug Ducey, Jan Brewer, Fife Symington back Blake Masters in Senate race

Fundraising support: Thiel-funded group buying TV time to help Blake Masters' Senate bid

Underfunded, outspent: Billionaires have helped define him, but Blake Masters needs money

Website reboot: Blake Masters' campaign took down posts on D.C. riot, immigration, 2020 election

Abortion shift: Blake Masters' campaign website replaces stark abortion views with softer message

Canceled ads: National GOP pulls some money from Arizona's U.S. Senate race, at least for now

'Time for something new': Masters brings fire, more nuance to Arizona's Senate race

Who is Blake Masters? Here's what you need to know about the Arizona GOP Senate candidate

Trump-style Senate candidate: Blake Masters wins Arizona's Republican Senate primary

US House of Representatives

Arizona has nine seats in the U.S. Congress. Each of those seats is contested every two years. Every decade, the boundaries of congressional districts are adjusted based on the U.S. Census.

1st Congressional District

Arizona's 1st Congressional District covers Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Cave Creek and Fountain Hills in  Maricopa County, along with Salt River and Fort McDowell Yavapai National tribal reservations.

Who's running: Incumbent Republican David Schweikert is seeking his seventh term. He is running against Democrat Jevin Hodge.

On the issues: David Schweikert wants to talk economy; challenger Jevin Hodge wants to talk ethics

David Schweikert and Jevin Hodge: US House rivals speak out on the economy, immigration

Audio: Q&A with House District 1 candidates David Schweikert and Jevin Hodge

2nd Congressional District

Arizona's 2nd Congressional District is largely rural and includes Apache, Coconino, Graham, Greenlee and Navajo counties as well as parts of Gila, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal and Yavapai counties.

Who's running: Incumbent Democrat Tom O'Halleran is seeking his fourth term. He is opposed by Republican Eli Crane.

Blue dog v. election denier: In the GOP stronghold of rural Arizona, can Democrat Tom O'Halleran win re-election?

Tom O'Halleran: Incumbent running for reelection shares legislative priorities

Audio: Hear Rep. Tom O'Halleran on his legislative accomplishments

3rd Congressional District

Arizona's 3rd Congressional District is in Maricopa County, including parts of Phoenix — including south Phoenix, Laveen and Maryvale— and Glendale.

Who's running: Incumbent Democrat Ruben Gallego is seeking his fifth term. His opponent is Republican Jeff Zink.

Ruben Gallego: Democratic representative discusses abortion, inflation

Legislation: Gallego aims to deter foreign governments from using Arizona water

4th Congressional District

Arizona's 4th Congressional District is in Maricopa County, including parts of Tempe, Mesa and Chandler.

Who's running: Incumbent Democrat Greg Stanton is seeking his second term. He is opposed by Republican Kelly Cooper.

Clean Elections debate: Stanton, Cooper square off over who is the 'extremist' 

Greg Stanton: 'Who's going to fight for reproductive rights in the United States Congress?'

Stanton: Democratic representative discusses infrastructure, water 

Kelly Cooper: A Trump-endorsed GOP congressional candidate but not 'an election denialist'

Purple patches along Loop 101: In this Arizona district, independents may decide the race

5th Congressional District

Arizona's 5th Congressional District covers parts of Maricopa and Pinal counties, including parts of Gilbert, Chandler, Queen Creek and Apache Junction.

Who's running: Incumbent Republican Andy Biggs is seeking his fourth term. He is opposed by Democrat Javier Ramos and independent Clint Smith.

Andy Biggs, Javier Ramos and Clint Smith: US House rivals say where they stand

Bowers endorses Smith: State House speaker backs independent over Rep. Andy Biggs

Clint Smith: This independent is an LDS conservative, but don't mistake him for Rep. Andy Biggs

6th Congressional District

Arizona's 6th Congressional District covers most of Pima County, including most of Tucson, and Cochise County. Ann Kirkpatrick, the incumbent in the district, is retiring.

Who's running: Democrat Kirsten Engel and Republican Juan Ciscomani.

Open seat: Ciscomani, Engel compete to represent southern Arizona 

Juan Ciscomani and Kirsten Engel: US House rivals discuss abortion rights, southern Arizona's needs

Empty seat: Democrat Kirsten Engel doesn't appear at congressional forum; campaign says she never confirmed

Audio: Kirsten Engel on what is most important to her southern Arizona district

7th Congressional District

Arizona's 7th Congressional District includes the southwestern part of Arizona near the state's California and Mexico borders, covering parts of Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz and Yuma counties.

Who's running: Incumbent Democrat Raúl Grijalva was first elected to Congress in 2002. He is opposed by Republican Luis Pozzolo.

Raúl Grijalva: Immigration fix 'is not found in simplistic slogans or fearmongering'

Ukraine fumble: Progressive House Democrats rescind letter, signed by Grijalva, urging peace talks with Russia

8th Congressional District

Arizona's 8th Congressional District covers parts of Maricopa and Yavapai counties, including Glendale, Peoria, Sun City West and New River.

Who's running: Republican Debbie Lesko is seeking her third term. She is opposed by three Democratic write-in candidates.

Debbie Lesko: GOP representative wants Biden to stop 'war' on US energy

9th Congressional District

Arizona's 9th Congressional District covers most of the state's western region, including parts of La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, and Yuma counties.

Who's running: Incumbent Republican Paul Gosar was first elected to Congress in 2010. He is opposed by two Democratic write-in candidates.

Looking ahead: Rep. Paul Gosar and other Republicans, poised to recapture House, want to impeach President Joe Biden

Overture to combatants: Rep. Paul Gosar invites Russia's Putin and Ukraine's Zelenskyy to peace talks in Arizona

Bipartisan criticism: Rep. Paul Gosar under fire for again defending white nationalist

Judge slams 3 'Stop the Steal' GOP members: Defamation suit filed against opponent primarily for harassment

'We must destroy the FBI': Gosar, GOP allies call for abolishing law enforcement agency after Mar-a-Lago search

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Election 2022: US Senate, House candidates in Arizona