Former astronaut Mark Kelly running for Senate
Former astronaut Mark Kelly running for Senate U.S. Navy pilot and engineer Mark Kelly is running for Senate in Arizona Kelly announced his candidacy with the campaign. If you win the Democratic primary, he will be up against Martha McSally election Kelly is married to former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who survived barely an assassination attempt in 2011. Since then, Kelley has been in major advocate for gun control. Mark Kelly, the retired NASA astronaut turned gun safety activist, has announced he’s running for Senate as a Democrat in Arizona. The 2020 election is for the seat formerly held by the late Sen. John McCain.