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Sandra D. Kennedy
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Arizona Corporation Commission
In office
2009 - 2013
Years in position 5
Arizona State Senate
Arizona House of Representatives
Base salary$133,574
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
High schoolSouth Mountain High School
Bachelor'sArizona State University
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Sandra D. Kennedy was a member of the Arizona Corporation Commission, the state body charged with regulating the state's utility companies.[1] Kennedy first assumed office in 2009 and served until 2013.[2] Kennedy was defeated in her campaign for re-election in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]



  • South Mountain High School[4]
  • Maricopa Community College
  • Arizona State University, Accounting and Business Administration.

Political career

Arizona Corporation Commission 2009-2013

Kennedy first assumed office in 2009 and served until 2013.[2]

Arizona State Senate 1992-1998

In 1992, she was elected state senator and subsequently served three terms from 1992 to 1998.[2]

Arizona House of Representatives 1986-1992

Kennedy was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 1986, where she served for six years from 1986 to 1992.[2] During this time, she was appointed to the Arizona Employment and Training Council by Gov. Rose Mofford.

Executive Committee of the Arizona Democratic Party 1990-1992

In 1990, was appointed to the Executive Committee of the State Democratic Party and served for two years.[2]

Phoenix Union High School Governing Board 1990-1994

Also in 1990 she was elected to serve a four year term on the Phoenix Union High School Governing Board.[2]



See also: Arizona down ballot state executive elections, 2012

A total of three seats were up for election on the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2012. Kennedy ran for re-election to her seat, while incumbent Paul Newman and Marcia Busching also ran in the August 28 Democratic primary.[5] Kennedy was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Arizona Corporation Commission General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Paul Newman Incumbent 15.5% 868,726
     Democratic Sandra Kennedy Incumbent 15.4% 862,876
     Democratic Marcia Busching 13.8% 776,472
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Stump Incumbent 17.5% 979,034
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Burns 16.8% 943,157
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Bitter Smith 16.7% 935,575
     Libertarian Christopher Gohl 2% 112,490
     Green Daniel Pout 1% 58,607
     Green Thomas Meadows 1.2% 67,950
     Write-in Various 0.1% 3,784
Total Votes 5,608,671
Election Results via Arizona Secretary of State.

Arizona Corporation Commission-Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSandra Kennedy Incumbent 36.4% 194,670
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Newman Incumbent 32.8% 175,580
Green check mark transparent.pngMarcia Busching 30.3% 162,292
Write-in 0.5% 2,838
Total Votes 535,380
Election Results Via:The Arizona Secretary of State.

Incumbent Bob Stump, Bob Burns and Susan Bitter Smith ran in the Republican primary. Kennedy was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Campaign donors


Kennedy lost the election to the position of Arizona Corporation Commission in 2012. During that election cycle, Kennedy raised a total of $234,597.

2000 and 2008

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Sandra Kennedy's donors each year.[6] Click [show] for more information.

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