The Arizona REALTORS® state association, which represents more than 50,000 real estate professionals, has released its 2018 general election endorsements for the Arizona Senate, House of Representatives and statewide offices. The association is pleased to endorse 26 Senate, 44 House candidates and six statewide candidates.

“The housing industry is key to the success of Arizona’s economy and as REALTORS® we are uniquely positioned to understand the impact our roles make on our state,” said Shelley Ostrowski, chairwoman of the REALTORS® of Arizona Political Action Committee (RAPAC). “Daily, we connect people to their communities and in turn people to their government. We are excited to announce a slate of candidates that share the REALTOR® vision for the protection of private property rights, affordable homeownership and who understand the issues facing our membership, the real estate industry and our citizens.”

Arizona REALTORS® is confident that each of these candidates understands the issues of concern to the real estate community, homebuyers, sellers and property owners in the Grand Canyon state. It looks forward to working with both the administration and the legislature to ensure that the work of the 2019/2020 legislative session results in policies and programs beneficial to the Arizona real estate industry.

The full slate of the Arizona REALTORS® legislative candidate endorsements are shown below:

House of Representatives:
District 1: Noel Campbell – R
District 2: Daniel Hernandez – D, Rosanna Gabaldón – D
District 3: Alma Hernandez – D
District 4: Charlene Fernandez – D, Geraldine Peten – D
District 5: Regina Cobb – R, Leo Biasiucci- R
District 6: Bob Thorpe – R
District 8: T.J. Shope – R, David Cook – R
District 9: Pamela Powers Hannley – D
District 10: Todd Clodfelter – R, Kristen Engel – D
District 12: Warren Peterson – R, Travis Grantham – R
District 13: Timothy Dunn – R, Joanne Osborne – R
District 14: Gail Griffin – R, Becky Nutt – R
District 15: John Allen – R, Nancy Barto – R
District 16: Kelly Townsend – R
District 17: Jeff Weninger – R, Nora Ellen– R
District 18: Jill Norgaard – R
District 19: Jose Espinoza – D, Lorenzo Sierra – D
District 20: Shawna Bolick – R
District 21: Tony Rivero – R, Kevin Payne – R
District 22: Ben Toma – R
District 23: John Kavanagh – R, Jay Lawrence – R
District 25: Russell “Rusty” Bowers – R, Michelle Udall – R
District 26: Isela Blanc – D, Athena Salman – D
District 27: Reginald Bolding – D
District 28: Kelli Butler – D, Kathy Petsas – R
District 29: Richard Andrade – D, Cesar Chavez – D
District 30: Robert Meza – D

District 1: Karen Fann – R
District 2: Andrea Dalessandro – D
District 3: Sally Ann Gonzales – D
District 4: Lisa Otondo – D
District 5: Sonny Borrelli – R
District 6: Sylvia Allen – R
District 7: Jamescita Peshlakai – D
District 8: Frank Pratt – R
District 9: Randall Friese – D
District 10: David Bradley – D
District 11: Vince Leach – R
District 13: Sine Kerr – R
District 15: Heather Carter – R
District 16: David Farnsworth – R
District 17: J.D. Mesnard – R
District 18: Sean Bowie – D
District 19: Lupe Contreras – D
District 21: Rick Gray – R
District 22: David Livingston – R
District 23: Michelle Ugenti-Rita – R
District 24: Lela Alston – D
District 26: Juan Mendez – D
District 27: Rebecca Rios – D
District 28: Kate Brophy McGee – R
District 29: Martin Quezada – D
District 30: Tony Navarrete – D

Statewide Offices:
Arizona State Governor: Doug Ducey – R
Arizona State Treasurer: Kimberly Yee – R
Arizona Attorney General: Mark Brnovich – R
Arizona State Mine Inspector: Joe Hart – R
Arizona State Corporation Commission: Justin Olson – R, Rodney Glassman – R

About Arizona REALTORS®
The Arizona REALTORS® state association represents more than 50,000 Arizona REALTORS® who hold active real estate licenses and subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice established by the National Association of REALTORS®. In addition to providing several member benefits and services including risk management, education and a legislative voice, Arizona REALTORS® is dedicated to the protection of private property rights for all Arizonans.

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