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Elections 2020

Republican Debbie Lesko

Debbie Lesko (b. 1958, in Sheboygan, WI) is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Lesko was first elected to Congress after winning the special election to fill the seat left vacant by Trent Franks (R) in early 2018.  She was later voted in to a full term in November 2018. Lesko is running for reelection to the U.S. House. In 2018, Lesko defeated Democratic Hiral Tipirneni (Lesko - 55.5%; Tipirneni - 44.5%).Lesko graduated from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to a career in politics, Lesko was a business owner. She served in both houses of the Arizona legislature.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Arizona District 08
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Arizona District 08
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Arizona District 08
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: August 4th, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: Arizona
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Arizona District 08
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: Aug. 4, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H8AZ08158
FEC Committee ID: C00663914

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution: $47825.0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution: $12,499.15
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions: $60324.15
Party Committee Contributions: $0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions: $36000.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions: $0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions: $111422.42
Total Loan Amount: $0
Total Receipts: $170183.86

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount: $0
Total Contribution Refunds: $0
Total Disbursements: $34280.28

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand: $0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-15T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.