2022 Arizona Senate Candidate Guide

Mark Kelly (D) vs Blake Masters (R)

US Senate | Election | Nov 8, 2022

The Candidates

Mark Kelly

Mark Kelly

Democrat

Incumbent
Blake Masters

Blake Masters

Republican

The Issues

Health Care

Increase government role in health care, such as expanding Medicaid, limiting drug prices, or promoting COVID safety?

Mark Kelly (D)

Yes. Supports full funding for Medicare and Medicaid but not “Medicare for All.” Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, which caps Medicare drug costs and empowers Medicare to negotiate drug prices. Supports CDC’s recommendations on face masks and vaccines.

Blake Masters (R)

No. Called the Inflation Reduction Act, with provisions for lowering Medicare drug costs, “a disaster.” Called COVID vaccine mandates “evil.” Has said that he supports limiting contraceptive access.

Labor

Make it easier or harder for unions to organize?

Marijuana

Ban or legal?

Blake Masters (R)

No position found.

Minimum Wage

Keep or raise the state minimum wage from $7.25? If raise, how much?

Taxes

Should corporations and wealthier individuals pay less or more taxes?

Voting Rules

Support tightened restrictions on such voting rules as absentee and early voting, and voter ID?

We have space to include only candidates polling 15% or more. But check out others including Marc Victor (L).

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