|Arizona State Senate District 13|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Bachelor's||University of Southern California|
Shooter earned his B.S. in History/Business from the University of Southern California. His professional experience includes working as a Farmer and Commercial Developer since 1981.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Shooter served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Chair|
|• Natural Resources and Rural Affairs|
|• Public Safety|
|• Capital Review, 2013 Chair|
|• Homeland Security|
|• K-12 School District Receivership Study|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shooter served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Natural Resources and Transportation|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
|• Water, Land Use and Rural Development, Vice Chair|
The Goldwater Institute releases its "Legislative Report Card" annually for all Arizona legislators. This report card tracks how legislators voted on key votes and assigns them a letter grade based on how closely their votes agree with the Institute's positions. The primary values emphasized in the ratings are whether votes expand or restrict liberty.
Shooter received a score of 63 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was the same as his score on the 2011 report card. Shooter’s 63 in 2012 was the 15th highest grade among all 30 Arizona State Senators.
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012
After redistricting, Shooter's district was split into the new 4th and 13th Districts; he won re-election in the 13th District, avoiding a potential showdown with Representative Lynne Pancrazi in the 4th. The general election is on November 6. He won election against John Nelson in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arizona State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Don Shooter Incumbent||100%||48,132|
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010
Shooter was a write-in candidate in the August 24 primary and won with no opposition. He then defeated incumbent Democrat Amanda Aguirre and Libertarian Jack Kretzer in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona State Senate, District 24 General Election (2010)|
|Don Shooter (R)||18,334|
|Amanda Aguirre (D)||16,140|
|Jack Kretzer (L)||1,510|
Comprehensive donor information for Shooter is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Shooter raised a total of $46,029 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.
|Don Shooter's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arizona State Senate, District 13||$21,125|
|2010||Arizona State Senate, District 24||$24,904|
|Grand Total Raised||$46,029|
2012Shooter won re-election to the Arizona State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Shooter raised a total of $21,125.
|Arizona State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Don Shooter's campaign in 2012|
|Day, Janna B||$424|
|United Dairymen of Arizona||$424|
|Jones, Abigayle K||$424|
|Total Raised in 2012||$21,125|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Shooter won election to the Arizona State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Shooter raised a total of $24,904.
|Arizona State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Don Shooter's campaign in 2010|
|Curtis, Glen T||$140|
|Townsend, Phillip D||$140|
|Barkley, Robert K||$140|
|Total Raised in 2010||$24,904|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Shooter and his wife, Susan, have three children.
Shooter is a former Chair of the Yuma Tea Party.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term ""Don + Shooter" + Arizona + Senate" "Don+Shooter"+Arizona+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss Don Shooter News Feed
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart Biography
- Project Vote Smart Legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010
- Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
- Yuma Sun, "Rep. Pancrazi announces Senate bid," January 25, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
- Yuma Sun, "Sen. Shooter will move to Republican-leaning district," April 6, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
- Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list, accessed December 11, 2013
- C-SPAN/Associated Press, "August 28, 2012 Primary Results - Arizona," accessed August 28, 2012
- General election results, accessed December 11, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "Shooter, Don," accessed May 22, 2013
Steve Gallardo (D)
|Arizona State Senate District 13
| Succeeded by|
|Arizona State Senate District 24
| Succeeded by|
Katie Hobbs (D)