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Ken Cheuvront
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Former candidate for
Arizona State Senate District 24
Prior offices
Arizona State Senate
Arizona State House of Representatives
Bachelor'sClaremont McKenna College, 1983
Master'sAmerican Graduate School of International Management, 1986
Date of birthMay 11, 1961
Place of birthPhoenix, AZ
ProfessionOwner, Cheuvront Wine and Cheese
Ken Cheuvront was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 24 of the Arizona State Senate. He is a former Democratic member of the Arizona State Senate, representing District 15 from 2003 to 2011. He served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1994 to 2002.


Cheuvront attended the Institut Études Européenes in 1981 where he studied French and Political Science. Two years later, he attended Claremont McKenna College and earned his B.A. in Political Science/Public Management. After earning his Bachelor's degree, Cheuvront attended the Université National de la Côte d'Ivoire in 1985, where he preformed graduate work. A year later, Cheuvront went to the American Graduate School of International Management and earned his Master's degree. In 1992, he studied at the Japanese/American Business Exchange in Iberaki, Japan.

Cheuvront's professional experience includes working as a Commodity Exchange Options Floor Trader for the Commodities Exchange Center, General Contractor/President for Cheuvront Construction, Legislative Trainer and Advisor at the National Conference of State Legislatures and the National Democratic Institute and owner of Cheuvront Wine and Cheese.

Committee assignments

Ken Cheuvront served on the following committees while a member of the Senate.


See Ken Cheuvront's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.



See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012

Cheuvront ran in the 2012 election for Arizona State Senate District 24. He was defeated by Katie Hobbs in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Arizona State Senate, District 24 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKatie Hobbs 61.2% 7,234
Ken Cheuvront 38.8% 4,589
Total Votes 11,823


Cheuvront was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to Arizona's term limits.


See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2008

In 2008, Cheuvront was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 15. He ran unopposed and finished with 30,321 votes.[3] Cheuvront raised $9,040 for his campaign fund.

Arizona State Senate, District 15
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ken Cheuvront (D) 30,321

Campaign donors


In 2008, Cheuvront raised $9,040 in campaign donations. His top three donors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Arizona Association of Realtors $1,600
Home Builders Association of Central Arizona $1,600
Salt River Project $1,100

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Preceded by
Arizona State Senate District 15
Succeeded by
Kyrsten Sinema