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Nancy Young Wright
Arizona House of Representatives District 26
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Nancy Young Wright is a former Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing the 26th District from his appointment in January 2008 to 2011.


Wright's professional experience includes working as a freelance writer and Executive Director of the ArtsReach Writing Program from 2004-2007.

She served on the Amphitheater Unified School District Board from 1997-2007 and was a volunteer with the Animal Rescue Foundation.[1]

Committee assignments


Wright's sponsored bills include:

  • HB 2292 - compulsory attendance; age; increase
  • HB 2402 - schools; contractors; fingerprinting; crimes
  • HB 2416 - plastic bag recycling program
  • HB 2490 - solar school grant program

For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.



See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Wright lost re-election to the 26th District seat in 2010. She faced no opposition in the August 24 primary election. She was defeated by Republicans Vic Williams and Terri Proud in the November 2 general election.[2]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 26 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Terri Proud (R) 40,247
Green check mark transparent.png Vic Williams (R) 38,180
Nancy Young Wright (D) 37,435


See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Wright and Vic Williams were elected to the 26th District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating opponents Marilyn Zerull (R) and Donald Jorgensen (D).[3]

Wright raised $73,735 for the campaign, Williams raised $56,420, Zerull raised $74,367, and Jorgensen raised $66,621.[4]

Arizona State House, District 26 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Vic Williams (R) 44,857
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Young Wright (D) 44,448
Marilyn Zerull (R) 43,600
Donald Jorgensen (D) 39,268

Campaign donors


Below are Wright's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Public Fund $69,693
Nancy Young Wright $387
Don Jorgensen $136
Cage for Arizona Senate $136
June Ellam $130

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Preceded by
Arizona House District 26
Succeeded by
Terri Proud