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  Rios, Pete
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NamePete Rios
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, Arizona , United States
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InfoPeter D. "Pete" Ríos

Supervisor Pete Rios was a State Senator for 20 years and a State Representative for 4 years. A native of Arizona, Rios grew up in the state’s rich copper mining area of Hayden-Winkelman. He was one of 14 children. He worked his way through college while supporting his family and earned his B.A. in Sociology and his Masters degree in Social Service Administration from Arizona State University.

Professionally, Supervisor Rios has worked in a variety of social services settings with particular emphasis on services to children and families. From 1978 to 1980, he was Children’s Adoption Coordinator for the State of Arizona and from 1981 to 1982, he served as Social Services Assistant Program Manager. As a small businessman, Supervisor Rios owned and operated Tia Maria’s Grocery and Grill from 1982 to 1988. He was first elected to the Arizona State Senate in 1982 and has held the positions of Democratic Whip and Democratic Assistant Leader.

In 1991, he was elected President of the Arizona State Senate for the 40th Legislature, making him the first and only Latino Senate President in the history of the state.

Rios is married and has three children. His oldest daughter, Rebecca, is currently serving as an Arizona State Representative representing LD District 27 in Phoenix. The Rios’ were the first and only father/daughter legislative team in the history of the State of Arizona, while serving LD 23 in Pinal County.

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RACES
  11/03/2020 Pinal Co. Board of Supervisors 01 Lost 48.79% (-2.17%)
  08/04/2020 Pinal Co. Board of Supervisors 01 - D Primary Won 58.63% (+17.44%)
  11/08/2016 Pinal Co. Board of Supervisors 01 Won 55.03% (+10.15%)
  11/07/2006 AZ State House 23 Won 28.99% (+4.59%)
  09/12/2006 AZ State House 23 - D Primary Won 46.25% (+18.25%)
  01/03/2005 Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 AZ State House 23 Won 31.35% (+0.00%)
  11/05/2002 AZ State Senate 23 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/10/2002 AZ State Senate 23 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 AZ State Senate 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/12/2000 AZ State Senate 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1998 AZ State Senate 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/08/1998 AZ State Senate 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 AZ State Senate 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/10/1996 AZ State Senate 07 - D Primary Won 53.87% (+7.74%)
  11/08/1994 AZ Secretary of State Lost 37.48% (-18.53%)
  09/13/1994 AZ Secretary of State- D Primary Won 51.67% (+3.34%)
  11/03/1992 AZ State Senate 07 Won 75.97% (+51.95%)
  09/08/1992 AZ State Senate 07 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 AZ State Senate 07 Won 59.49% (+19.00%)
  11/08/1988 AZ State Senate 07 Won 62.65% (+25.31%)
  11/04/1986 AZ State Senate 07 Won 63.94% (+27.88%)
  11/06/1984 AZ State Senate 07 Won 64.33% (+28.67%)
  11/02/1982 AZ State Senate 07 Won 59.89% (+19.78%)
  11/04/1980 AZ State House 07 Lost 31.12% (-5.37%)
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  10/13/2005 AZ State House 23 - Party Switch Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
AZ US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
AZ-2006-Proposition 202 (Raise the Minimum Wage for Working Arizonans Act) - Nov 07, 2006 YES Yes