Rebecca Rios

Rebecca Rios

LD27 Arizona Senate

A fourth generation Arizonan, Rebecca served in the Arizona Legislature from 1995 to 2010 where she was chosen to serve as Democratic Whip and Assistant Democratic Leader.  Elected In 2014. from her new home in LD 27, Rebecca was again selected to serve as Minority Whip. She Is a fighter for better education and healthcare and an outspoken advocate on issues of equality and justice for Arizona’s Citizens.

Christine Marsh

Christine Marsh

LD28 Arizona Senate

Christine Marsh is a Phoenician and graduate of Arizona public schools. After attending UCLA on a track scholarship, she made the decision to come back home to Phoenix, where she raised her two sons and foster children and taught English for 27 years.  After 23 years in the classroom, Christine was honored to be named Arizona’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. Through that experience, she traveled the state to see first-hand the issues that public schools face. While her experiences as a mother, teacher, and foster mother helped her to decide to run.  Her key issue is creating a more balanced Senate in order to allow good ideas from both sides of the aisle to have a fair hearing, with public input, and that will benefit all Arizonans.

Lynsey Robinson

Lynsey Robinson

LD12 Arizona Senate

Lynsey Robinson was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She believes that immigrants are part of the fabric of America. As a former DREAMer, teacher and attorney ,she believes that education is essential for our children to fulfill their full potential and for America to remain competitive in the world. Lynsey believes that we are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on the areas that we need our leaders to address right away and as we come out of this pandemic we have to be prepared to meet the challenges that will emerge.

Lela Alston

Lela Alston

LD24 Senate

Lela was first elected to the Arizona Senate in 1976, serving on the Appropriations Committee for 18-years. After being encouraged by the community, Lela ran for the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010 and, after serving 8-years in the House, was returned to the State Senate in 2018. She has been a member of the PUHSD Governing Board since 2008. Her fierce advocacy has made her one of Arizona’s most respected voices for public education.

Kirsten Engel

Kirsten Engel

LD10 Arizona Senate

Kirsten Engel was first elected in 2016 and is currently serving her second term in the Arizona House.  As a law professor and a mom, Kirsten ran for office to fight for public, career/technical, and higher education funding as well as to bring her expertise in environmental & administrative law to the legislature.  As a Representative, she has expanded her work to include a presence in the Criminal Justice Reform Committee as Ranking Democrat of the Judiciary Committee.

Felicia French

Felicia French

LD6 State Senate

Felicia is a third generation Arizonian, with a proven commitment to public service. She served 32 years in the U.S. Army and Arizona National Guard, rising from Private to Colonel. She is a strong advocate for military and Veteran’s Affairs, affordable healthcare for all, improving our education system starting with early-childhood, and the creation of more sustainable jobs. 

Rosanna Gabaldon

Rosanna Gabaldon

LD2 State Senate

Rosanna Gabaldón is a dedicated public servant and an experienced legislator. Her legislative priorities include water sustainability, public education, and economic development. She believes that our best days are ahead of us, and that it’s going to take cooperative leadership to stand up and make it happen. She has worked diligently on issues pertaining to the environment, notably the Drought Contingency Plan, education, and infrastructure.