Katie Hobbs Arizona Governor As the Senate Minority Leader, Katie Hobbs led the Arizona Democratic Caucus in their tough fight against extremist legislation that harms women, children and families. As Secretary of State, she has worked to make sure all Arizonans have access to the resources necessary to vote. As a professional social worker who managed one of the largest domestic violence shelters in the United States, Katie has had to deal with big budgets, large staffs and complicated problems. She comes both with the knowledge of how to manage a multimillion dollar budget as well as a deep understanding of the political process in our state. She was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010 and the Arizona Senate in 2012 where she served as the Senate minority leader from 2015-2019.