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Goldwater serves as the Legislative District 16 Chairman for the Arizona Republican Party. He is also the Second Vice-Chairman for the Arizona PAChyderm Coalition. In 2004, Goldwater served as a delegate to the 2004 Republican National Convention.
- border security,
- educational reform,
- tax and spending reductions,
- water conservation, and
- healthy forests.
On June 27, 2006, The Arizona Republic reported Goldwater with a double digit lead for the Republican gubernatorial primary. However, according to Goldwater's Primary Election opponent Len Munsil, Goldwater's delay in qualifying for Clean Elections funding indicated a lack of grassroots political support.
Goldwater ultimately lost to Munsil in the Republican Primary Election September 12, garnering 40.7% of the vote to Munsil's 49.4%, thus becoming the first and only person named "Goldwater" to lose a statewide election in Arizona.
In 1992, Don Goldwater was a Republican candidate in the Primary Election for Arizona State Senate in what was then Legislative District 6. Although he ran a well funded and well regarded[according to whom?] campaign, Goldwater lost by over 24% to a popular former Chandler, Arizona City Councilman, John Huppenthal.
- "Goldwater's Nephew to Run for Governor". LA Times. July 30, 2005. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
- http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/0727govpoll0727.html[dead link]
- "Tight GOP Race for Arizona House Seat". LA Times. September 13, 2006. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
- Don Goldwater for Governor Official Website
- Len Munsil for Governor Official Website
- Arizona Citizen's Clean Elections website
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