List of United States Representatives from Arizona

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Arizona. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from Arizona. The list of names should be complete (as of January 3, 2015), but other data may be incomplete. It includes members who have represented both the state and the Territory, both past and present. Statehood was granted in 1912.

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Arizona state of the United States of America

Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states. It is the sixth largest and the 14th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.

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Current members

Updated January 2019. [1]

Arizonas 1st congressional district

Arizona's 1st congressional district is a congressional district located in the U.S. state of Arizona. Geographically, it is the tenth-largest congressional district in the country and includes much of the state outside the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. Since 2013 it includes the Navajo Nation, the Hopi reservation and the Gila River Indian Community, with 25% of the population being Native American.

Tom OHalleran American politician

Thomas Charles O'Halleran is a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Arizona's 1st congressional district. Beginning his political career as a Republican, he serves as a member of the Democratic Party.

Arizonas 2nd congressional district

Arizona's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district located in the U.S. state of Arizona. It contains the southeastern corner of the state, including roughly two-thirds of Tucson.

List of representatives

Representative / DelegatePartyDistrictYearsElectoral history
Ron Barber Democratic 8th June 12, 2012 – January 3, 2013Elected to finish Gabrielle Giffords's term
2nd January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015[Data unknown/missing.]
Coles Bashford Independent Delegate March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1869[Data unknown/missing.]
Curtis Coe Bean Republican Delegate March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887[Data unknown/missing.]
Andy Biggs Republican 5th January 3, 2017 – presentIncumbent
Ralph Henry Cameron Republican Delegate March 4, 1909 – February 18, 1912Arizona achieved statehood
John Goulder Campbell Democratic Delegate March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881[Data unknown/missing.]
John Bertrand Conlan Republican 4th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1977[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel G. Coppersmith Democratic 1st January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995[Data unknown/missing.]
Lewis W. Douglas Democratic At-large March 4, 1927 – March 4, 1933Resigned to become Director of the Budget
Karan English Democratic 6th January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995[Data unknown/missing.]
Jeff Flake Republican 1st January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2003[Data unknown/missing.]
6th January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013[Data unknown/missing.]
Trent Franks Republican 2nd January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013[Data unknown/missing.]
8th January 3, 2013 – December 8, 2017Resigned
Ruben Gallego Democratic 7th January 3, 2015 – presentIncumbent
Gabrielle Giffords Democratic 8th January 3, 2007 – January 25, 2012resigned to focus on her recovery from an assassination attempt
John Noble Goodwin Republican Delegate March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867[Data unknown/missing.]
Paul Gosar Republican 1st January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013Incumbent
4th January 3, 2013 – present
Isabella Selmes Greenway Democratic At-large October 3, 1933 – January 3, 1937Elected to finish Lewis W. Douglas's term
Raúl M. Grijalva Democratic 7th January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013Incumbent
3rd January 3, 2013 – present
Richard F. Harless Democratic At-large January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949[Data unknown/missing.]
Carl Hayden Democratic At-large February 19, 1912 – March 3, 1927Arizona achieved statehood
J. D. Hayworth Republican 6th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003[Data unknown/missing.]
5th January 3, 2003 –January 3, 2007[Data unknown/missing.]
Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 1st January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011[Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2017[Data unknown/missing.]
2nd January 3, 2019 – presentIncumbent
Jim Kolbe Republican 5th January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2003[Data unknown/missing.]
8th January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007[Data unknown/missing.]
Jon Kyl Republican 4th January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1995[Data unknown/missing.]
John McCain Republican 1st January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1987[Data unknown/missing.]
Richard Cunningham McCormick Unionist Delegate March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1875[Data unknown/missing.]
James Francis McNulty, Jr. Democratic 5th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1985[Data unknown/missing.]
Martha McSally Republican 2nd January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2019[Data unknown/missing.]
Harry Mitchell Democratic 5th January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011[Data unknown/missing.]
John R. Murdock Democratic At-large January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1949[Data unknown/missing.]
1st January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953[Data unknown/missing.]
Nathan Oakes Murphy Republican Delegate March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897[Data unknown/missing.]
Tom O'Halleran Democratic 1st January 3, 2017 – presentIncumbent
Granville Henderson Oury Democratic Delegate March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885[Data unknown/missing.]
Ed Pastor Democratic 2nd October 3, 1991 – January 3, 2003Elected to finish Mo Udall's term
4th January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013[Data unknown/missing.]
7th January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015[Data unknown/missing.]
Harold A. Patten Democratic 2nd January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1955[Data unknown/missing.]
Charles Debrille Poston Republican Delegate December 5, 1864 – March 3, 1865Arizona becomes Territory
Ben Quayle Republican 3rd January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013[Data unknown/missing.]
Rick Renzi Republican 1st January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2009[Data unknown/missing.]
John Jacob Rhodes Republican 1st January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1983[Data unknown/missing.]
John Jacob Rhodes III Republican 1st January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993[Data unknown/missing.]
Eldon D. Rudd Republican 4th January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1987[Data unknown/missing.]
Matt Salmon Republican 1st January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001[Data unknown/missing.]
5th January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2017[Data unknown/missing.]
David Schweikert Republican 5th January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013[Data unknown/missing.]
6th January 3, 2013 – presentIncumbent
George Frederick Senner, Jr. Democratic 3rd January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967[Data unknown/missing.]
John B. Shadegg Republican 4th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003[Data unknown/missing.]
3rd January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2011[Data unknown/missing.]
Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 9th January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019[Data unknown/missing.]
Marcus Aurelius Smith Democratic Delegate March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1895[Data unknown/missing.]
Delegate March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899[Data unknown/missing.]
Delegate March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903[Data unknown/missing.]
Delegate March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1909[Data unknown/missing.]
Greg Stanton Democratic 9th January 3, 2019 – presentIncumbent
Sam Steiger Republican 3rd January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1977[Data unknown/missing.]
Hiram Sanford Stevens Democratic Delegate March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879[Data unknown/missing.]
Bob Stump Democratic 3rd January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1982[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican January 3, 1982 – January 3, 2003[Data unknown/missing.]
Mo Udall Democratic 2nd May 2, 1961 – May 4, 1991Elected to finish his brother Stewart Udall's term
Resigned due to failing health
Stewart Lee Udall Democratic 2nd January 3, 1955 – January 21, 1961Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior
John Frank Wilson Democratic Delegate March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901[Data unknown/missing.]
Delegate March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905[Data unknown/missing.]

Living former members

As of January 2019, there are seventeen living former members of the House from Arizona. The most recent representative to die was Ed Pastor (served 1991–2015) on November 28, 2018, who is also the most recently serving representative to die.

Ed Pastor American politician

Edward Lopez Pastor was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Arizona from 1991 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented Arizona's 2nd congressional district from 1991 to 2003, and Arizona's 7th congressional district from 2003 to 2015. The latter district was numbered as the 4th district from 2003 to 2013.

RepresentativeTerm of officeDistrictDate of birth (and age)
John Bertrand Conlan 1973–19774thSeptember 17, 1930 (age 88)
Jim Kolbe 1985–20075th (1985–2003)
8th (2003–2007)
June 28, 1942 (age 76)
Jon Kyl 1987–19954thApril 25, 1942 (age 76)
Sam Coppersmith 1993–19951stMay 22, 1955 (age 63)
Karan English 1993–19956thMarch 23, 1949 (age 69)
J. D. Hayworth 1995–20076th (1995–2003)
5th (2003–2007)
July 12, 1958 (age 60)
John Shadegg 1995 - 20114th (1995–2003)
3rd (2003–2011)
October 22, 1949 (age 69)
Matt Salmon 1995–2001
2013-2017
1st (1995–2001)
5th (2013–2017)
January 21, 1958 (age 60)
Jeff Flake 2001–20131st (2001–2003)
6th (2003–2013)
December 31, 1962 (age 56)
Rick Renzi 2003–20091stJune 11, 1958 (age 60)
Trent Franks 2003–20172nd (2003–2013)
8th (2013–2017)
June 19, 1957 (age 61)
Harry Mitchell 2007–20115thJuly 18, 1940 (age 78)
Gabrielle Giffords 2007–20128thJune 8, 1970 (age 48)
Ben Quayle 2011–20133rdNovember 5, 1976 (age 42)
Ron Barber 2012–20158th (2012–2013)
2nd (2013–2015)
August 25, 1945 (age 73)
Kyrsten Sinema 2013–20199thJuly 12, 1976 (age 42)
Martha McSally 2015–20192ndMarch 22, 1966 (age 52)

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References

  1. "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 8 December 2017.

The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all present and former members of the United States Congress and its predecessor, the Continental Congress. Also included are Delegates from territories and the District of Columbia and Resident Commissioners from the Philippines and Puerto Rico.