Analise Ortiz

LD24 House

Running for LD24 State Senate

Analise Ortiz is a state representative, born-and-raised Arizonan, and former journalist. She is running for the Arizona State Senate in Legislative District 24. Ortiz grew up in a family of six kids. Her parents, who are both educators, taught her the importance of taking care of her community. She graduated summa cum laude from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU and went on to become an investigative reporter. After uncovering government corruption and exposing harmful legislation, Ortiz realized she wanted to create policy–not just report about it. She began working at the ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona where she championed criminal justice reform and federal immigration reform. The people of Maryvale and Glendale elected her to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2022. During her time as a state representative, Ortiz negotiated historic levels of investment into affordable housing and homeless services. She served as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee and led the Democratic caucus strategy to fight over-criminalization and to protect reproductive rights. She was named Best Political Rising Star by the Arizona Capitol Times Best of the Capitol Awards and Legislator of the Year by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.