In Statement released on friday, McSally wrote that he called Kelly to congratulate him on his victory and offered support during the transition to the Senate seat.
He said, “I will always be inspired by the strength, resilience, innovation and compassion I saw from the Ergonons as I traveled in my great state. I can never forget what I have learned from all of you,” she said .
“While falling short, I have deep humility to receive the second-most votes cast by the Arizonans for a statewide race. I am grateful to the more than 1.6 million Arizonans who voted for me and everyone who took their time. , Dedicated resources and prayers. To our campaign, “wrote Maxley.
“After fighting for our country for more than three decades – in the last nine Political Arena – I trust that after taking a little rest, I will take God to my next mission, “concluded McSally.” Thanks, Arizona! It is an honor to serve you, and I know that our future is bright and blessed. “
He started his career in politics in 2012, Win the race for the second district of Grand Canyon State. He Won again in 2014 In a very tough competition and defeat Democratic Rival Matt Heinz in 2016.
With 99% of the vote, Kelly, a former NASA astronaut, Defeated Mexley by about 80,000 votes, or 51.18% to 48.82%.
Arizona was one of the states that saw increased Democrat support this year after voting President Trump Four years ago.