|U.S. House, Arizona, District 3|
|Arizona State Senate|
|Bachelor's||University of Sonora|
|Master's||California State University Los Angeles, 1981|
|Birthday||February 6, 1953|
|Place of birth||Aguaprieta, Sonora, Mexico|
Aguirre received her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Sonora. She later earned her M.A. in Nutrition from the California State University, Los Angeles, in 1981.
Aguirre has worked for the Clinical Dietetic Internship at the Center for Developmental Disabilities Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. She then worked as the Executive Director for the Western Arizona Health Education Centers from 1991 to 2003. Aguirre has worked as the CEO and President of the Regional Center for Border Health, Incorporated from 1991 to the present. She is also the CEO and President of the San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Incorporated, and has been since 2004.
Aguirre was appointed to the Arizona State House of Representatives in February 2003. She served in this position from 2003 to 2006. She moved on to become a senator for the 24th District of Arizona in 2006, serving through 2010.
See Amanda Aguirre's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.
Aguirre served on the following committees while a member of the Arizona State Senate.
- Appropriations Committee, Arizona Senate
- Healthcare and Medical Liability Reform Committee, Arizona Senate
- Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Public Debt Committee, Arizona Senate
Aguirre's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Foster a fertile small business environment "
- Excerpt: "Protect our military bases in Arizona "
- Excerpt: "Support affordable and accessible healthcare "
- Excerpt: "Invest in an educated workforce "
- Border Security/Immigration
- Excerpt: "A secured border is a safe border "
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010
|Arizona State Senate, District 24 General Election (2010)|
|Don Shooter (R)||18,334|
|Amanda Aguirre (D)||16,140|
|Jack Kretzer (L)||1,510|
In 2008 Aguirre was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 24. She finished with 29,718 votes while her opponent Jack Kretzer finished with 9,167 votes. Aguirre raised $33,802 for her campaign funds.
|Arizona State Senate, District 24|
|Amanda Aguirre (D)||29,718|
|Jack Kretzer (R)||9,167|
|Amanda Aguirre (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2012||$0||$31,158||$(496.18)||$30,661.82|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$30,661.82||$72,860.50||$(89,004.05)||$14,518.27|
|Pre-Primary||August 16, 2012||$14,518.27||$48,302.75||$(61,662.18)||$1,158.84|
In 2008 Aguirre raised $33,802 in campaign donations. $32,303 of the money she raised was public fund money.
Aguirre is divorced and has two children.
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008 2006 2004
- Facebook page
- Twitter feed
- Campaign website, Issues
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," August 28, 2012
- Associated Press, "Primary results," August 28, 2012
- Arizona Secretary of State, "General election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Aguirre's Summary Report," accessed August 23, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Aguirre April Quarterly," accessed August 23, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Aguirre July Quarterly," accessed August 23, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Aguirre Pre-Primary," accessed August 23, 2012
- Campaign donations
|Arizona State Senate District 24
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