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August 17, 2016…Today the Kiehne for Congress campaign was honored to announce Kiehne has been endorsed by the Nahata Dziil Commission Governance of the Navajo Nation.

The Nahata Dziil joins the St. Michaels Chapter House in endorsing Gary Kiehne in the race for Arizona’s First Congressional District.  

“I am honored to have the endorsement of the Nahata Dziil chapter,” said Kiehne. “I have for years enjoyed a great relationship with Arizona’s Navajo community, and I am thrilled to have the full endorsement of yet another chapter of the Navajo Nation here in our District. I have wonderful memories of growing up roping on the reservation, and I look forward to continuing to build relationships with those in the
Navajo community, as well as every other community in our region.”

In November, Gary was named to the first round of “On the Radar” candidates by the National Republican Congressional Committee, a national display of momentum for his candidacy. Kiehne has been endorsed by dozens of local leaders and influencers in Arizona’s First Congressional District, along with several local organizations, publications and Arizona’s Speaker of the House David Gowan.

Born in Springerville, Apache County, Gary Kiehne is an Arizona cattleman and small business owner. He owns three hotels in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District and works in the oil and gas industry. Gary and his wife Julie have three children, Mendy, Holly and Chance, and four young grandchildren. A roper, Gary is a member of the United States Team Roping Association and the World Series of Team Roping. An avid outdoorsman, Gary is a lifelong member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and belongs to the National Rifle Association.

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