Candidate Category: House

Arizona women determined to make significant change.

Analise Ortiz

Analise Ortiz is a Latina civil rights activist and a former journalist running to represent Maryvale and Glendale in the Arizona House of Representatives Legislative District 24.

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Natacha Chavez

Born in Guam, the daughter of an immigrant from the Caribbean French island Guadeloupe and a Navy Veteran, Natacha has lived in Phoenix since the age of 7.

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Leezah Sun

Leezah is dedicated to improving LD22 for everyone, especially working families. She’s a known and experienced community leader who’s been featured in AZ Central and other outlets for her organizing and leadership efforts.

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Consuelo Hernandez

Consuelo Hernandez is on a mission to make things better for the people of Tucson and Pima County. After graduating with a degree in Global Health, Consuelo dedicated her career to mentoring at-risk youth and has spent the last decade fighting for education equity in Tucson and Pima County.

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Stephanie Stahl Hamilton

Stephanie Stahl Hamilton grew up in Northern Arizona.  She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church USA and serves as a Parish Associate at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church.

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Kat Stratford

Kat Stratford is a single mom to a brilliant daughter and an extraordinary trans son. A twenty year resident of Tucson, Kat is an outspoken advocate for victims of violent crime, and has spent the last two years focused on policies that would help survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

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Nancy Gutierrez

Nancy Gutierrez has lived most of her life in Arizona. She attended NAU and earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a math emphasis. She has lived all over Arizona including Phoenix, Sierra Vista, as a military spouse and teacher, and Tucson since 2007.

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Jennifer Pawlik

Representative Jennifer Pawlik is a native Arizonan with a background in education.  She was an elementary school teacher for seventeen years, and now she teaches part-time in the teacher preparation program for Northern Arizona University at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

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Patty Contreras

Patty Contreras is a native Arizonan; her family has been in Arizona for over 100  years. Originally from Somerton, near Yuma, she has lived in the Phoenix valley  40+ years and in Legislative District 12 over 30 years.

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Stacey Travers

Stacey was born in the birthplace of democracy, Athens, Greece to a U.S. Military father and Greek mother. Coming from a family with a history of military service, she knew she wanted to serve her country and did so proudly as an electronic warfare Russian intelligence interceptor/analyst in the U.S. Army.

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Athena Salman

Athena was born in Arizona to a diverse working family and attended public schools with educators who cared deeply about their students.

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Sarah Liguori

Sarah Liguori grew up in Tucson and earned a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Arizona.

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Jen Longdon

In 2004, Jen was paralyzed in a random drive-by shooting, changing the trajectory of her life. Before the shooting, Jen was a successful businesswoman and family provider.

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Laura Terech

Laura Terech has lived in Arizona nearly all her life. She is a proud product of Arizona public schools, including both U of A and ASU.

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Judy Schwiebert

Judy Schwiebert is a teacher, a community leader, and a mom with longstanding ties in her district. She taught for 27 years at Cactus and Greenway High Schools and co-founded Theater Works, a northwest valley community theater.

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Mitzi Epstein

Representative Mitzi Epstein currently represents Legislative District 18. She has a professional background as a computer systems analyst and owns a small business.

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Raquel Teran

Representative Raquel Terán is a mother, wife, community organizer and lifelong Arizonan. For the last twelve years she has been

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Charlene Fernandez

State Representative Charlene Fernandez is the Democratic Minority Leader in the Arizona House of Representatives from the 4th Legislative District.

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Mitzi Epstein

Mitzi Epstein was elected to the State House in 2016 and re-elected in 2018, A computer systems analyst and small

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Jen Longdon

In 2004, Jen Longdon was paralyzed in a random drive-by shooting, changing the trajectory of her life overnight. Before the

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Kelli Butler

Kelli Butler was born and raised in Scottsdale. She attended the University of Arizona pursuing a degree in elementary education

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Athena Salman

Growing up in a multiracial family in Arizona, state Rep. Athena Salman developed a deep appreciation for our country’s rich

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