Elections for the office of Arizona State Senate
will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014
. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is May 28, 2014.
The Arizona State Senate is one of 20 state legislative chambers noted by Ballotpedia staff as being a battleground chamber. The Arizona Senate has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 13 percent of the chamber. In 2012, a total of four districts were competitive or mildly competitive. In 2012, District 8 had a margin of victory of three percent. Three other districts had a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.
- See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Arizona State Senate:
Article 4, Part 2, Section 2 of the Arizona Constitution states: No person shall be a member of the Legislature unless he shall be a citizen of the United States at the time of his election, nor unless he shall be at least twenty-five years of age, and shall have been a resident of Arizona at least three years and of the county from which he is elected at least one year before his election.
List of candidates
Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.