August 23, 2016…Gary Kiehne, rancher, small business owner and the grassroots candidate running to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District, caught up with Garret Lewis on KNST The Morning Ritual to talk border security, growing the economy, and the First District congressional race.
In November, Kiehne 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, Arizona’s Speaker of the House David Gowan, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
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.