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  Sinema, Kyrsten
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2013-01-01  
 
NameKyrsten Sinema
Address335 West Windsor Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85003, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born July 12, 1976
Died Still Living (37 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedPaul
Oct 24, 2013 09:53pm
Tags Caucasian - Very Liberal - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Tort Reform - Government Reform - Pro Environment - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Pro-Term Limits - Single - Bisexual -
InfoKyrsten Sinema serves as the Assistant Leader to the Democratic Caucus in the House of Representatives and represents central Phoenix in the Arizona Legislature. Now in her third term, she is the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee.

Kyrsten holds both a law degree and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at ASU. She is an adjunct professor in the School of Social Work at ASU and practices law when not in session. Kyrsten also serves as faculty for the Center for Progressive Leadership, teaching tomorrow’s community leaders about the political process.

Kyrsten has worked on initiatives in Arizona and around the country for a number of years, and in 2006 chaired Arizona Together, the first and only successful effort in the country to defeat a same-sex marriage ballot initiative. In 2008, she chaired Protect Arizona’s Freedom, the coalition that defeated Ward Connerly’s effort to place an initiative on the state ballot to eliminate equal opportunity programs. She continues to consult with political groups around the nation on electoral and legislative strategy.

Kyrsten serves on numerous community and national boards, including as Board President of Community Outreach and Advocacy for Refugees, the YWCA of Maricopa County, Center for Progressive Leadership, and theYoung Elected Officials’ Network. Kyrsten is the recipient of awards for her political leadership, including the NAACP Civil Rights Award, Az Hispanic Community Forum Friend of the Year, Planned Parenthood Legislative CHOICE Award, Sierra Club’s Most Valuable Player, and the Az Public Health Association Legislator of the Year.

Kyrsten’s first book, Unite and Conquer: How to Build Coalitions that Win and Last, will be released in July 2009 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

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Nov 09, 2012 03:45pm News Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona Democrat, To Replace Pete Stark As Sole Atheist In Congress  Article Craverguy 
Jul 12, 2012 08:00pm News Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema is NOT a Hispanic candidate. She avoided the recall and loves Russell Pearce  Article Scott³ 
Jun 09, 2011 09:00pm General Arizona State Senator Krysten Sinema Interested in House Bid  Article COSDem 

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  08/26/2014 AZ District 09 - D Primary ???
  11/06/2012 AZ - District 09 Won 48.73% (+4.10%)
  08/28/2012 AZ District 09 - D Primary Won 40.78% (+10.81%)
  11/02/2010 AZ State Senate 15 Won 62.82% (+25.63%)
  08/24/2010 AZ State Senate 15 - D Primary Won 97.99% (+95.98%)
  01/03/2009 Assistant Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 AZ State House 15 Won 38.28% (+0.00%)
  09/02/2008 AZ State House 15 - D Primary Won 49.21% (+0.00%)
  11/07/2006 AZ State House 15 Won 32.57% (+0.00%)
  09/12/2006 AZ State House 15 - D Primary Won 42.31% (+0.22%)
  11/02/2004 AZ State House 15 Won 30.19% (+0.00%)
  09/07/2004 AZ State House 15 - D Primary Won 36.95% (+2.88%)
  11/05/2002 AZ State House 15 Lost 8.19% (-22.05%)
  09/11/2001 Phoenix City Council 08 - Primary Lost 2.36% (-46.68%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Phoenix City Council 04 - Aug 27, 2013 D David Lujan
Phoenix City Council 08 - Aug 27, 2013 N Lawrence A. Robinson
Mayor - Glendale, AZ Primary - Aug 28, 2012 D Manuel Orozco "Manny" Cruz
AZ DEM Chairman - Jan 22, 2011 D Andrei Cherny
Proposition 106 - Arizona Health Insurance Reform Amendment - Nov 02, 2010 NO No
Proposition 107 - Arizona Civil Rights Amendment - Nov 02, 2010 NO No
AZ State House 15 - D Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Lela Alston
AZ State House 15 - D Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Katie Hobbs
AZ Attorney General - D Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D David Lujan
AZ US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Bill Richardson
AZ US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
AZ-2006-Proposition 107 (Protect Marriage Arizona) - Nov 07, 2006 NO No
AZ-2006-Proposition 202 (Raise the Minimum Wage for Working Arizonans Act) - Nov 07, 2006 YES Yes
AZ US President - Nov 07, 2000 I Ralph Nader
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