Friday, June 3, 2016

Andy Biggs Surpasses 200% of Required Signatures for Ballot

Biggs For Congress
Phoenix -  Andy Biggs submitted hundreds of additional partisan nomination signatures by Republicans in Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District. Biggs, already having qualified for the primary ballot on the first day of candidate filing, ends the candidate filing period with 3,378 valid signatures from Republican voters.
Biggs released the following statement upon filing the supplemental signatures.:
"Today, I was humbled to file hundreds of more valid signatures with the Secretary of State from Republicans in the East Valley who want a proven conservative leader as their next Congressman. With this latest filing, my campaign has now surpassed over 200% of what is required to make the Republican ballot, a clear indication of the growing momentum for my candidacy.
“Our campaign is built with grassroots volunteers who are extremely dedicated to electing someone who will fight back against the Washington establishment. I humbled by their strong commitment to support my campaign, and I look forward to working with them day and night on the campaign trail as we march towards victory on August 30th.”
About Andy Biggs
Senator Andy Biggs is an Arizona native and has lived in Gilbert with his family for the past 25 years. He is married to Cindy and they have six children. He is a retired attorney and is licensed to practice in Arizona, Washington, and New Mexico. The Senator has a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies from BYU and a J.D. degree from the University of Arizona. He earned a M.A. in Political Science from ASU and has done additional graduate work there. Senator Biggs served Legislative District 22 in the State House of Representatives for eight years before being elected to the State Senate in November of 2010. Andy has earned the designation “Champion of the Taxpayer” from Americans for Prosperity for his cumulative service in the state legislature and has been honored numerous times by the Goldwater Institute as a “Friend of Liberty.”