2016 Endorsments

Arizona Student Achievement Coalition Legislative Endorsements

The Arizona Student Achievement Coalition is proud to endorse the  follow legislative candidates in the General Election. The endorsement process included a candidate questionnaire and review of voting records, where possible.

“The Arizona Student Achievement Coalition is committed to academic opportunity and success for every child,” said Eileen Sigmund, a member of the Board of Directors for the Arizona Student Achievement Coalition. “It is critical that Arizona elect leaders who believe in empowering students, teachers and schools, and we are endorsing those candidates who share our belief that quality education remains the surest path to the American Dream.”

District Chamber Candidate
1 Senate Karen Fann (R)
5 Senate Sonny Borrelli (R)
6 Senate Sylvia Allen (R)
6 House Brenda Barton (R) – Bob Thorpe (R)
8 House T.J. Shope (R) – David Cook (R)
11 Senate Steve Smith (R)
11 House Vince Leach (R) – Mark Finchem (R)
12 Senate Warren Petersen
12 House Eddie Farnsworth (R) – Travis Grantham (R)
13 Senate Steve Montenegro (R)
13 House Darin Mitchell (R) – Don Shooter (R)
14 Senate Gail Griffin (R)
15 Senate Nancy Barto (R)
15 House Heather Carter (R) – John Allen (R)
16 House Doug Coleman (R) – Kelly Townsend (R)
17 Senate Steve Yarbrough (R)
17 House J.D. Mesnard (R) – Jeff Weninger (R)
18 Senate Frank Schmuck (R)
18 House Bob Robson (R) – Jill Norgaard (R)
20 Senate Kimberly Yee (R)
20 House Paul Boyer (R) – Anthony Kern (R)
21 Senate Debbie Lesko (R)
21 House Tony Rivero (R) – Kevin Payne (R)
22 Senate Judy Burges (R)
22 House Phil Lovas (R) – David Livingston (R)
23 Senate John Kavanagh (R)
23 House Michelle Ugenti-Rita (R) – Jay Lawrence (R)
25 Senate Bob Worsley (R)
25 House Russell Bowers (R)
27 Senate Catherine Miranda (D)
27 House Rebecca Rios (D) – Reginald Bolding (D)
28 Senate Kate Brophy McGee (R)
28 House Mary Hamway (R) – Maria Syms (R)
30 Senate Robert Meza (D)