Today, Dr. Paul Gosar (R-AZ-04) released the following statement after winning the Republican Primary for the Fourth Congressional District with more than 70% of the vote: "I am honored to once again secure the support and trust of the good people of Arizona's Fourth Congressional District. Time after time our electorate has proven to be one of the smartest in the country by rejecting outside money and blatant lies from Washington special interest groups. Our voters again refused to be fooled and instead responded favorably to our positive issue oriented campaign focused on delivering results and standing up for the American people.
"I would like to thank Mr. Strauss and his team for running a formidable campaign and being a tough competitor. I would also like to thank everyone that cast a ballot in the primary and allowed their voice to be heard. I would especially like to thank all my supporters and volunteers for making this victory possible. It is a privilege to be your Representative. I look forward to serving you in the 115th Congress."
Today, former House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo endorsed Dr. Gosar stating: “I support Dr. Paul Gosar because he is a fighter against the President’s policies that have stifled energy production on public lands, have locked-up massive amounts of our land through executive fiat, have attempted to seize our water, have issued an onslaught of new regulations that are killing energy jobs, and have had a backwards strategy for managing our nation's forests that has failed the West and placed Western communities at risk."
Today, Lake Havasu Mayor Mark Nexsen endorsed Dr. Gosar stating: “Congressman Gosar has had significant wins for Lake Havasu and Mohave County. He is a citizen legislator that has provided the people of our communities with a strong voice. Paul has worked tirelessly to restart the rainbow trout program at the Willow Beach Hatchery, to block a 1.7 million acre land grab in Mohave and Coconino counties and to defeat arbitrary boating restrictions by the Fish and Wildlife Service on Lake Havasu. Dr. Gosar always has our best interests at heart and I wholeheartedly endorse his reelection campaign.”
Today, the Club for Growth PAC endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating: "Paul Gosar has become a strong defender of economic freedom; for that, the GOP establishment is attacking him, and the Club’s PAC is proud to defend him,” said Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “Paul Gosar is a proven fiscal conservative. He’s earned the support of his constituents by taking the hard votes and standing his ground against big-government Washington insiders.”
Today, U.S. Representative David Schweikert endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating: "I have seen Paul Gosar in the trenches. He does not just preach cutting spending and waste, he votes that way time and time again. We have a real ally in Paul Gosar if you believe in individual liberty and smaller government."
Today, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading representative of small business owners, endorsed Dr. Gosar. “Congressman Gosar has been a strong voice for small business and deserves to be re-elected,” said NFIB National Political Director Sharon Sussin. “Arizona small businesses are especially grateful for his efforts to stop the federal government from
claiming regulatory authority over practically every place water flows in the country. It’s these kind of overreaching regulations that hold back small business growth.”
The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its endorsement of Congressman Paul Gosar (2015 ACU Score: 96%) for re-election, the leading conservative in Arizona’s race for the 4th Congressional District. “As Vice-Chairman of the Western Caucus, Gosar helped shape this year’s Interior spending bill that blocked President Obama’s land grabs and cut EPA funding,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. “On the House Oversight Committee, Gosar has been a thorn in the side of overreaching federal bureaucrats like EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. I urge all conservatives to vote for Paul Gosar in the Republican Primary August 30.”
Today, Article One Advocates endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating: "Representative Paul Gosar is the model Member of Congress when it comes to making a difference in the fight to defund President Obama’s radical agenda. It is Paul Gosar who has led the fight to stop Obama’s attempt to takeover local zoning...If every GOP member of the House was as dedicated to rolling back big government and reasserting local control as the Framers intended as Paul Gosar, Obama’s massive federal overreaches would have been stopped in their tracks.
Today, U.S. Representative Trent Franks endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating:
"Arizona has a true conservative warrior in Paul Gosar. His relentless efforts to fight waste, cut spending and protect our Constitution, and to protect the lives of the unborn, have earned him our respect. Paul is a real and proven conservative. Support Paul Gosar."
Today, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating: "We need Paul Gosar back in Congress,” said Sen. Cruz. He continued, saying: "Ever since arriving in Congress, Paul has been a fighter for the people of Arizona and he has worked tirelessly to defend the issues important to conservatives like stopping illegal immigration and fighting President Obama’s lawless executive actions. I hope the people of Arizona’s Fourth Congressional District will join me in supporting Paul in his bid for re-election so he can continue to fight for jobs, freedom, and security for all Arizonans and Americans."
The NRA Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has endorsed Paul Gosar for U.S. House of Representatives in the August 30th, 2016, Republican primary in the 4th Congressional District of Arizona. Paul has a proven pro-Second Amendment record and is committed to protecting your gun rights...
Serving on both the Oversight and Investigation Committee and the House Natural Resources Committee, Paul Gosar understands the importance of preserving the 2nd Amendment and our freedom. Paul has a consistent and proven voting record on Second Amendment issues in the U.S. House of Representatives and is committed to defending your constitutional rights, and that’s why it’s critically important for you to vote Paul Gosar for U.S. House of Representatives in the August 30th, 2016, Republican primary in the 4th Congressional District of Arizona!
Today, conservative stalwart Sarah Palin endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating: "With a 100% rating from the American Conservative Union, an A+ from NumbersUSA, an A from the NRA, and a superbly principled staff, Dr. Gosar has proven his conservative credentials. CHQ wrote, 'Rep. Gosar’s reputation as a fighter for the conservative agenda has left him as one of the few reliable full spectrum conservatives in the House.'"
Today, immigration enforcement champion Tom Tancredo endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating: “Dr. Gosar is a fearless leader who has a proven record of fighting amnesty and securing the the border. I strongly endorse Dr. Gosar because he understands what it takes to keep America safe. Our country can't afford another milquetoast politician like his opponent that is bought and paid for by special interests."
Today, Paul Gosar (R-AZ-04) released the following statement after being formally endorsed by Eagle Forum: "I am honored to have earned the endorsement of Eagle Forum, one of the country's premier pro-family, conservative organizations. Eagle Forum has been a leader for multiple decades in advocating for life, our Constitution, American sovereignty and traditional family values. I share their values and am proud to have a 100% career rating with Eagle Forum.
Today, Arizona State Representative Bob Thorpe endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating, "Rep. Gosar is being challenged by Ray Strauss in Arizona's CD4 Republican Primary. Strauss has supported open borders and amnesty groups while on the city council...The question all Arizonans needs to ask is 'why would establishment Republicans run a primary candidate against a very popular and very effective Arizona Congressman?' The answer is simple 'Gosar works hard, represents the interests of Arizona citizens, and refuses to play the establishment game...so they want him gone.'"
Today, Wickenburg Mayor John Cook endorsed Dr. Gosar's reelection campaign stating, "Congressman Gosar is the only Congressman that comes to Wickenburg other than on election year. The Congressman takes the time to listen to the people and doesn’t make it all about himself. I wish all elected officials would follow his example. Thank you Congressman Gosar."