|Arizona House of Representatives District 2|
Deschene has worked as a Military Research Engineer at the National Laboratory in Livermore, California, and was also a Tribal Energy Attorney/Co-Founder of the Schaff and Clark Deschene, Limited Liability Company.
- Bachelor's degree, United States Naval Academy (1993) in mechanical engineering
- Master's degree, Arizona State University (2005) in mechanical engineering
- Juris Doctorate degree, Arizona State University (2005)
- Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
- Water and Energy Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
Deschene's sponsored bills include:
- HB 2293 - teacher loan program; geographic shortages
- HB 2337 - energy standards; buildings; contracting
- HB 2469 - aggressive dogs; muzzles
- HB 2529 - energy policy study committee
For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.
- Organizer, Phoenix Urban Indian Summit Youth Conference (2001, 2002)
- Chair, Apache County Democratic Party
- President, National Native American Law Student Association
- Chair, Native American Democratic Caucus
Deschene was eligible but did not seek re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. Instead, he ran for Arizona Secretary of State. He lost in the Democratic primary to Sam Wercinski.
|2010 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary |
|Democratic Party||Chris Deschene||62.2%|
|Democratic Party||Sam Wercinski||36.9%|
|2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election |
|Republican Party||Ken Bennett||58.3%|
|Democratic Party||Chris Deschene||41.6%|
Deschene raised $22,392 for the campaign and Chabin raised $22,837.
|Arizona State House, District 2 (2008)|
|Christopher Deschene (D)||36,724|
|Tom Chabin (D)||33,211|
Below are Deschene's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Margaret M Schaff||$130|
- Arizona House of Representatives - Representative Christopher Deschene
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Descheneforarizona.com 2010 Campaign donors
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from March 2, 2010.
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