As of: March 20th, 2020, the James Schmidt for Congress campaign is announcing that Candidate Schmidt is withdrawing from campaign efforts for health reasons. Republican candidate Schmidt has been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and the intense medical treatments will require a great deal of time taking him away from the campaign trail. After serious consideration it was felt the time away from meeting voters would not best serve the campaign or the voting public. Everything Candidate Schmidt does, has done or intends to do is for the sole benefit of the voting public in the great 2nd District of Arizona. No exception! The great 2nd District has been left behind for far too long. [READ MORE]

Welcome to my comprehensive and incredibly factual website. I offer YOU the facts, details, and my positions developed while listening to YOU and using my extensive life and professional experiences that will benefit YOU in the 2nd District of Arizona for me in Washington D.C. It is very likely that you have never seen a political site like this. Here I am fully open, to the point, and as honest as I can be so you can learn everything about me, James Schmidt. Whenever you have a question on my current feelings on ANY issue you will find an answer here or just call me at 520-686-9559, email me at james@jschmidt.com or go to my FACEBOOK page anytime. (I do read some smoke signals too). Do you want to challenge me on an issue? Need more information? Contact me! If you do not we can never progress.

YOU and I are in control of the management of the 2nd District of Arizona every single day. That management, OUR task, is to make the 2nd District a better place to live, work, study, and play. To be successful in paying your bills, raising your families, and have something left over to have a little fun. A place that is safe to shop, to walk or jog, to ride a bicycle, ride your horse, go to school, or push a baby stroller. It must be safe for our friends, our pets, our relatives, and certainly our family and specifically our children at all times. We must feel safe to have a barbeque in the park or our back yard or just set on the front porch and watch the world go by. We must have strong safe professional schools that teach useful thing for life, safe streets, and safe neighborhoods for every citizen to enjoy. For YOU to enjoy. Our extensive rural areas must be 100% safe from wildfires and crime and have solid good employment available.

Is this easy… NO!

But we must try at all times to improve for ourselves and the future.

Please use the detailed index on The Issues page to find what you want to read about me.

You should know that I am NOT looking for a political career like other candidates may be. Not like our current incumbent is. I have already had a great one! I am coming out of a nice peaceful and pleasant retirement to help YOU in the 2nd District. Like YOU I am frustrated with the lack of support the 2nd District of Arizona has been getting for many years. You will see the sad statistics later in the comprehensive website. My 100% focus in Washington will be on YOU in the 2nd District and the improvement of every single citizen in the 2nd District. I want each of YOU to live better, feel secure at all times, and have a better family life in general while in the 2nd District of Arizona. You can count on me 100%!

Jim says what he means and means what he says! Jim is tough, fair, and experienced!


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“The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.”
– Margaret Chase Smith