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Martin Quezada

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Martin Quezada
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Arizona House of Representatives District 29
In office
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
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 limitsFour consecutive terms
Bachelor'sArizona State University West, 2001
Associate'sGlendale Community College, 1998
J.D.Arizona State University, 2008
Office website
Martin J. Quezada is a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 29. He was appointed to the chamber on March 2, 2012, by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Quezada served on these committees:


Campaign themes


Quezada's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Education
Excerpt: "Increase the state’s investment in our children so kids can compete for jobs."
  • Economic Development
Excerpt: "An education workforce will help develop a stronger economy."
  • Protecting the Vulnerable
Excerpt: "Prevent the abuse of children, women and the elderly."


Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

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.[3]


Quezada received a score of 36 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of F according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. He did not receive a 2011 score because s his/her score on the 2011 report card. X’s X in 2012 was the X highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.[3]



See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Quezada won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 29. He amd Lydia Hernandez defeated Martin Samaniego in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLydia Hernandez 52% 21,870
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin J. Quezada Incumbent 48% 20,150
Total Votes 42,020
Arizona House of Representatives, District 29 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Quezada Incumbent 36% 3,336
Green check mark transparent.pngLydia Hernandez 35.2% 3,262
Martin Samaniego 28.9% 2,681
Total Votes 9,279

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Quezada is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Quezada raised a total of $40,147 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[6]

Martin Quezada's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 29 Won $15,697
2010 Arizona State House, District 13 Defeated $24,450
Grand Total Raised $40,147


Quezada won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Quezada raised a total of $15,967.


Quezada lost the election for the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Quezada raised a total of $25,450.

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