I am writing to announce that I have decided to end my campaign for LD2 House of Representatives.
I have made the decision to leave in order to focus, 100%, on my wife Wenona Benally Baldenegro’s historic congressional run in Arizona CD1. This is a critical time for our state and our country, and the people of Arizona have a very real chance to not only make history, by electing Wenona, but to bring to our our state the type of strong representation that we so badly need, at the federal level.
It was a difficult decision for me to leave this race, because my tremendous group of volunteers have helped me collect twice the amount of signatures necessary to qualify for the ballot, and enough $5 contributions to be eligible for Clean Elections funding.
With that said, I am comfortable with my decision, because I am confident that the two other Democrats running in this race will be successful, and that that they will provide strong representation for the Southern Arizona community.
I look forward to supporting their candidacies, and continuing to work towards making our state and our country a better place, for us all.