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Lupe Contreras
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Current candidacy
Running for Arizona State Senate, District 19
Current office
Arizona House of Representatives District 19
In office
January 7, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$24,000/year
Per diem$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lupe Chavira Contreras is a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Contreras is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 19 of the Arizona State Senate.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Contreras served on the following committees:

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility
Judiciary

Elections

2014

See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arizona State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 28, 2014. Representative Lupe Contreras defeated Angela Cotera in the Democratic primary. Joseph "Joe" Hobbs was unopposed in the Republican primary. Contreras will face Hobbs in the general election.[1][2][3]

Arizona State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLupe Contreras 53.5% 3,106
Angela Cotera 46.5% 2,696
Total Votes 5,802

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Contreras won election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 19. He and Mark Cardenas defeated Bryan Kilgore, and Lorenzo Sierra in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLupe Chavira Contreras 50.7% 23,674
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark A. Candenas 49.3% 23,007
Total Votes 46,681
Arizona House of Representatives, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Cardenas 30.6% 3,005
Green check mark transparent.pngLupe Contreras 26.1% 2,566
Lorenzo Sierra 24.8% 2,433
Bryan Kilgore 18.6% 1,824
Total Votes 9,828

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Contreras is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Contreras raised a total of $5,210 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[5]

Lupe Contreras's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 19 Won $5,210
Grand Total Raised $5,210

2012

Contreras won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Contreras raised a total of $5,210.
Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lupe Contreras's campaign in 2012
Contreras, Guadalupe Chavira$1,400
Miranda, Catherine H$400
Miranda, Ben$350
Rojas, Mary$350
Jimenez, Bruno$200
Total Raised in 2012$5,210
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the 51st Arizona State Legislature was in session from January 13 to April 24.[6]

Legislators are scored on their stances on conservative fiscal policy.
Legislators are scored on their votes on ASBA's legislative priority bills.
Legislators are scored on their stances on animals and animal protection.
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2013

In 2013, the 51st Arizona State Legislature was in session from January 14 to June 14.[6]

Legislators are scored on their stances on conservative fiscal policy.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills related to small business.
Legislators are scored on "their support of principles of limited constitutional government."
Legislators are scored on their stances on animals and animal protection.
Legislators are scored on their stances on secular policy.
Legislators are scored on their votes on "anti-environmental" and "anti-democracy" bills.

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