Congressional District 8: Candidates running for Trent Franks' seat

Over a dozen candidates are on the ballot to fill Trent Franks' vacant seat in Congressional District 8 for the Tuesday special election. 

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In December, it was revealed that Franks had discussed surrogacy with two of his female staffers. Following this news, Franks announced his resignation, citing health issues with his wife.

A total of 14 candidates are officially on the ballot, according to the Arizona Secretary of State's website. There are also multiple write-in candidates running as well.

Take a look at the full list of official candidates below:

Candidate Party Website
ALLEN, CHAD REPUBLICAN https://chadallenforcongress.com/
DILLEY, BRENDEN REPUBLICAN http://dilley2018.com/
DOLGOS, STEPHEN REPUBLICAN https://www.votedolgos.com/
LESKO, DEBBIE REPUBLICAN http://www.debbieleskoforcongress.com/
LIEN, DAVID REPUBLICAN https://www.davelienforcongress.com/
LOVAS, PHIL REPUBLICAN http://lovasforcongress.com/
MACK, RICHARD REPUBLICAN https://sheriffrichardmack.com/
MONTENEGRO, STEVE REPUBLICAN https://stevemontenegro.com/
STUMP, BOB REPUBLICAN https://bobstump.vote/
SYLVESTER, CHRISTOPHER REPUBLICAN http://www.sylvesterforcongress.us/
TIPIRNENI, HIRAL VYAS DEMOCRATIC http://hiralforcongress.com/
VAN STEENWYK, CLAIR REPUBLICAN http://vote4van.com/
WESTBROOK, BRIANNA DEMOCRATIC https://westbrook2018.com/
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