Kelli Butler

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Kelli Butler
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Former candidate for
Arizona State Senate, District 28
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Kelli Butler was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 28 of the Arizona State Senate.


Campaign themes


Butler's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]

Invest in public education

  • Excerpt: "Arizona ranks near the bottom in student funding and graduation rates. Over $3 billion has been cut from the K-12 budget since 2008. Our state universities lost 50 percent of their public funding, forcing them to substantially raise tuition rates. Support for public education, from K-12 through college, is critical to Arizona's economic recovery and as your State Senator I will commit to restoring education funding."

Attract businesses and create quality jobs

  • Excerpt: "We need more high paying jobs in established industries and in emerging sectors, including bioscience and sustainability. As your State Senator I will commit to policies that revitalize our infrastructure and build an educated workforce so these new jobs are available in Arizona."

Protect children and families

  • Excerpt: "The failures of Child Protective Services were tragic. As your State Senator, I will ensure that the new Department of Child Safety has the resources and oversight needed to protect our children. I will work to restore funds for preventive services that help families and keep children in their homes."



See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arizona State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 28, 2014. Kelli Butler was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Adam Driggs was unopposed in the Republican primary. Driggs defeated Butler and Jim Iannuzo (L) in the general election.[2][3][4]

Arizona State Senate District 28, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Driggs Incumbent 53.2% 34,455
     Democratic Kelli Butler 43.1% 27,902
     Libertarian Jim Iannuzo 3.7% 2,392
Total Votes 64,749

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