Arizona District 6: REP, PVI R+09
Incumbent: David Schweikert
Cash on Hand ($): $44,232
% of the total REP $ Raised:
Cash on Hand v. Opponent ($): 100%
Years in Office: 9
Freedom Caucus Member
Assumed congressional office in 2011. Former Career: Arizona House of Representatives, Arizona Board of Education, Arizona Board of Equalization, Maricopa County Treasurer. Education: Arizona State University. Currently resides in Scottsdale.Richard Schweikert is a member of the right-wing Freedom Caucus. He wants to repeal Obamacare, opposes abortion and same-sex marriage, opposes the use of regulation to control greenhouse gas emissions, and opposes gun control legislation.Rep. Schweikert received a complaint from the House Office of Congressional Ethics. It alleges that alleges that Oliver Schwab, the congressman’s chief of staff, broke federal law by “receiving earned income in excess of the outside earned income limit for senior staffers.” It also alleges that Schwab made illegal and improper campaign contributions to his boss.Schweikert received a rating of 100% from the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity and 96% from the conservative Club for Growth. The NRA gave him a rating of 93%.