or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Statement by Senators McCain and Kyl Announcing Legislation to Name Yuma Courthouse in Honor of Chief Judge John M. Roll


Location: Washington, DC

U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) issued the following statement today to announce their intention to introduce legislation to name the soon-to-be constructed federal courthouse in Yuma, Arizona the "John M. Roll United States Courthouse:"

"We had the privilege and honor of knowing and working with Chief Judge Roll for many years. He was known for his fairness to all who appeared before him in his courtroom, both plaintiffs and defendants. As chief judge, he was a tireless advocate for all Arizonans, working to guarantee the federal courts in our state were capable of handling the growing caseload while ensuring swift justice for all. On Saturday morning he was tragically killed continuing this advocacy. We are eternally grateful for his many years of public service as a bailiff, a prosecutor and a judge.

"Our state has lost an outstanding jurist, a true and able public servant and a great Arizonan. Therefore, we believe naming the soon-to-be constructed courthouse in his honor is befitting the rich legacy he leaves behind."

Chief Judge Roll was a strong advocate for the addition of a new courthouse in Yuma and recently approved the design for the building. Construction is scheduled to begin on the courthouse in July 2011 and completion is anticipated by 2013.

Back to top