Candidate Category: Senate

Arizona women determined to make significant change.

Raquel Terán

Raquel Terán is a mother, wife, community organizer and lifelong Arizonan. For the last fourteen years she has been a vocal and active community advocate.

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Anna Hernandez

Anna Hernandez is a progressive Democrat running for State Senate in Legislative District 24. She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. While she never wanted to run for office, her family, like many families, has paid the cost of the intentional choices of politicians who put money and ego before people.

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Rosanna Gabaldón

Rosanna Gabaldón is a dedicated public servant and an experienced legislator. She arrived in Sahuarita in 2004 and served on the Towns Parks and Recreation Commission, and Economic Development Commission.

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Priya Sundareshan

Priya Sundareshan was born & raised in the LD18 district. She teaches natural resources law at the University of Arizona, and previously advocated for sustainable fisheries with the Environmental Defense Fund.

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Lela Alston

For the past eleven years Lela Alston has represented LD 24 in the Arizona Legislature: she served eight years in the House and is now in her fourth year in the Senate, where she serves on the Appropriations, Finance, and Government committees.

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Jeanne Casteen

Jeanne Casteen is a parent, educator, and former school board president. As a middle school and high school teacher, Jeanne has seen firsthand how policies at the state level have created a two-tier education system that hurt entire communities.

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Lela Alston

Lela credits Arizona’s kindergarten through university education system for making the difference in her ability to help others. As a

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Rebecca Rios

A fourth generation Arizonan, Rebecca served in the Arizona Legislature from 1995 to 2010 where she was chosen to serve

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Rosanna Gabaldón

Rosanna Gabaldón is a dedicated public servant and an experienced legislator. She arrived in Sahuarita in 2004 and served on

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Lisa Otondo

Lisa Otondo was elected to the Senate in 2016 after serving two terms in the House of Representatives. As a

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Victoria Steele

Victoria Steele was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012 and was elected to the Arizona Senate

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Kirsten Engel

Kirsten Engel was first elected in 2016 and is currently serving her second term in the Arizona House. She will

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Christine Marsh

Christine Marsh is a Phoenician and graduate of Arizona public schools. After attending UCLA on a track scholarship, she made

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