ArizonaCandidate Takes Important Step Toward ‘Young Gun’ Status
Washington-The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has officially announced Paul Gosar (AZ-01) as an ‘On the Radar’ candidate, an important first step in itsYoung Gunsprogram. Founded in the 2007-2008 election cycle by Reps.Eric Cantor(R-VA),Kevin McCarthy(R-CA) andPaul Ryan(R-WI), the Young Guns program is a member-driven organization dedicated to electing open-seat and challenger candidates nationwide. Gosar is running in Arizona’sFirst Congressional Districtagainst DemocratAnn Kirkpatrick.
The Young Guns program is designed to assist Republican candidates for the U.S.House of Representativesachieve goals and benchmarks throughout the election cycle focused on the fundamentals of a winning campaign. By achieving ‘On the Radar’ status, Gosar has already proven his ability to build a successful campaign structure and achieve important fundraising goals.
“The NRCC is committed to working with Paul Gosar as he continues to meet the rigorous goals of the Young Guns program,” said NRCC ChairmanPete Sessions. “Gosar is an accomplished, independent leader who will fight for job creation, which is why he already has significant momentum behind his campaign. I am confident that Republicans will be successful in our effort to defeat Ann Kirkpatrick, an out-of-touch politician solely focused on her party’s big-government, big-spending agenda.”
Paul Gosar has owned his own dentistry practice for 25 years. He has earned many awards and honors, such as theArizona Dental Association’s “Dentist of the Year” award and was inducted into the Arizona Dental Association’s Hall of Fame. Through owning his own business, Gosar knows firsthand how to protect and create jobs. He serves as the President of the Northern Arizona Dental Society and the Arizona Dental Association. He also is the Vice-Chair of the ADA Council on Governmental Affairs. As a family man who has always remained connected with his local community, Paul Gosar is determined to fight for what the people of Arizona want: more freedom, less government-imposed roadblocks and a more transparent government.
Having achieved certain benchmarks to place him on the road to victory, Paul Gosar now faces a new set of rigorous goals that will allow him to advance to the next level of the Young Guns program and help him build a competitive, effective and winning campaign.