United States Senate special election in Arizona, 2020
United States Senate special election in Arizona, 2020 will be held on November 3, 2020. Following the death of Republican U.S. Senator
John McCain on August 25, 2018, Governor
Doug Ducey was required to appoint a Republican
to fill the vacancy in McCain's Senate seat. 
In September 2018, Ducey appointed former U.S. Senator
 Jon Kyl to fill McCain's seat until after the Special Election of November 2020. This will determine who serves the remainder of the term until January 2023. Kyl has announced that he does not intend to run to complete the term.
2018 interim appointment
Potential candidates not appointed
Kirk Adams, incumbent chief of staff to Governor
Doug Ducey and former
state house speaker
Barbara Barrett, former
1994 gubernatorial candidate and
United States Ambassador to Finland
Jan Brewer, former
state secretary of state
Paul Gosar, incumbent U.S. Representative
Eileen Klein, incumbent
state treasurer and former chief of staff to Governor
Cindy McCain, widow of John McCain
Meghan McCain, daughter of John McCain
 Michael McGuire, incumbent Adjutant General of the
Arizona National Guard
2018 senatorial candidate
 Karrin Taylor Robson, businesswoman and incumbent member of the
Arizona Board of Regents
Matt Salmon, former U.S. Representative,
2002 gubernatorial nominee, and
Arizona Republican Party Chair
David Schweikert, incumbent U.S. Representative
John Shadegg, former U.S. Representative
2018 senatorial candidate
Grant Woods, former Republican
Arizona Attorney General and former House Chief of Staff to
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