District 1 Congressional candidate Gary Kiehne has aplogized for saying that most mass shootings are by Democrats.
Kiehne made the remarks at a Republican primary debate Saturday in Florence.
Kiehne says his comments were inaccurate and that he shouldn’t have made the remarks without any reservations.
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin is also running for the First District Congressional seat. He says Kiehne should withdraw from the race because of a pattern of “bizarre and deeply offensive” remarks.
The August 26 primary election will decide who faces incumbent US Representative Ann Kirkpatrick