In the race to replace retiring Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), it appears the election will come down to former U.S. surgeon general Richard Carmona (D) and Rep. Jeff Flake (R), who on Monday received an endorsement from Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.). But the Republican battle remains months from a decision: The Republican primary to decide between front-runners Flake and businessman Wil Cardon is Aug. 28. Read related article.
Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on Monday received an endorsement from Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.). Flake is running against businessman Wil Cardon in the Republican primary for the Senate seat that will be vacated by the retiring Jon Kyle (R). The winner of the primary will face former U.S. surgeon general Richard Carmona, who is running unopposed for the Democratic nod. Charlie Leight/The Arizona Republic Buy Photo