• Office: U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

• Name: Ann Kirkpatrick

• Party: Democrat

• Age: 62

• Employer and position: Attorney, self-employed

• Education: B.A., University of Arizona; law degree, University of Arizona College of Law

• Political experience: Elected to Arizona House of Representatives (LD1) in 2004 and 2006; elected to U.S. House of Representatives (CD1) in 2008, serving one term

• Top priority: Balance the budget the right way and protect Medicare and Social Security from drastic cuts.