List of United States Senators from Arizona

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Arizona was admitted to the Union on February 14, 1912. U.S. Senators from Arizona belong to Class 1 and Class 3 and are popularly elected for a six-year term beginning January 3. Elections are held the first Tuesday after November 1. The state's current U.S. Senators are Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Martha McSally, both serving since 2019, making it one of nine states to have a split senate delegation.

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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List of Senators

Class 1

Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle who were elected for three Congresses in the state's first election of 1912. The seat in recent years has been contested in 2006, 2012 and 2018. The next election will be held in 2024

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Class 3

Class 3 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle who were elected for two Congresses in the state's first election of 1912. The seat in recent years has been contested in 2004, 2010 and 2016. The next election will be a special election in 2020 to fill the remaining two years in John McCain's unfinished term, followed by a regular election in 2022.

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Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic March 27, 1912 –
January 3, 1941
Elected in 1912.1 62nd 1 Elected in 1912.March 27, 1912 –
March 3, 1921
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Marcus A. Smith
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63rd
64th 2 Re-elected in 1914.

Lost re-election.
Re-elected in 1916.2 65th
66th
67th 3 Elected in 1920.

Lost re-election.
March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1927
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Ralph H. Cameron
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Re-elected in 1922.3 68th
69th
70th 4 First elected in 1926.March 4, 1927 –
January 3, 1969
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Carl Hayden
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Re-elected in 1928.4 71st
72nd
73rd 5 Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.

Lost renomination.
5 74th
75th
76th 6 Re-elected in 1938.
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Ernest McFarland
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1953
Elected in 1940.6 77th
78th
79th 7 Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.

Lost re-election.
7 80th
81st
82nd 8 Re-elected in 1950.
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Barry Goldwater
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1965
First elected in 1952.8 83rd
84th
85th 9 Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.

Retired to run for U.S. President.
9 86th
87th
88th 10 Re-elected in 1962.

Retired.
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Paul Fannin
Republican January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1977
First elected in 1964.10 89th
90th
91st 11 Elected again in 1968.January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1987
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Barry Goldwater
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Re-elected in 1970.

Retired.
11 92nd
93rd
94th 12 Re-elected in 1974.
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Dennis DeConcini
Democratic January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1995
First elected in 1976.12 95th
96th
97th 13 Re-elected in 1980.

Retired.
Re-elected in 1982.13 98th
99th
100th 14 Elected in 1986.January 3, 1987 –
August 25, 2018
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John McCain
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Re-elected in 1988.

Retired.
14 101st
102nd
103rd 15 Re-elected in 1992.
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Jon Kyl
Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2013
Elected in 1994.15 104th
105th
106th 16 Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.16 107th
108th
109th 17 Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.

Retired.
17 110th
111th
112th 18 Re-elected in 2010.
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Jeff Flake
Republican January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2019
Elected in 2012.

Retired.
18 113th
114th
115th 19 Re-elected in 2016.

Died.
August 25, 2018 –
September 4, 2018
Vacant
Appointed to continue McCain's term.

Resigned.
September 4, 2018 –
December 31, 2018
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Jon Kyl
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 December 31, 2018 –
January 3, 2019
Vacant
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Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
Elected in 2018.19 116th Appointed to continue McCain's term.January 3, 2019 –
Present
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Martha McSally
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To be determined in the 2020 special election.
117th
118th 20 To be determined in the 2022 election.
To be determined in the 2024 election.20 119th
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Living former U.S. Senators from Arizona

As of January 2019, there are three living former U.S. Senators from Arizona. The most recent to die was John McCain (served 1987–2018), who died in office on August 25, 2018 and is also the most recently serving to die.

John McCain American politician

John Sidney McCain III was an American politician and military officer who served as a United States senator from Arizona from January 1987 until his death. He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for president of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.

SenatorTerm of officeDate of birth (and age)
Dennis DeConcini January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1995May 8, 1937 (age 82)
Jon Kyl January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2013
September 4, 2018 – December 31, 2018
April 25, 1942 (age 77)
Jeff Flake January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019December 31, 1962 (age 56)

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