John Thrasher

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John Thrasher is the Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of Arizona

John Armin Thrasher is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 2nd Congressional District (map) of Arizona. He won the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). [1]


Positions, record and controversies


Thrasher is a retired community college band director.[2]

2006 elections

Thrasher was the Democratic nominee for the 2nd Congressional District of Arizona in the 2006 congressional elections against incumbent Republican Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), who was reelected.

2008 elections

Thrasher won the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[3][4][5]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to John Thrasher. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

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Committees and affiliations


Thrasher will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. Green Papers Arizona 2008 General Election
  2. Thrasher for Congress
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on Arizona's 2nd Congressional District
  4. Thrasher's FEC filings
  5. Official Thrasher for Congress 2008 website

External resources

External articles