Albert Hale

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Albert Hale
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Arizona House of Representatives District 7
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
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
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Arizona State Senate
2004-2010
President, Navajo Nation
1995-1998
Education
Bachelor'sArizona State University, 1973
J.D.University of New Mexico School of Law, 1977
Personal
Place of birthKlagetoh, Arizona
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Albert Hale is a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 7. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Hale served in the Arizona State Senate from 2004 to 2011.

Hale served as the President of the Navajo Nation from 1995-1998.

Biography

Hale earned his B.S. from Arizona State University in 1973 and his J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1977. His professional experience includes working in a private law practice, Judge Pro Tempore in the Laguna Court System, Assistant Attorney General/Special Counsel to the Navajo Nation Council and President of the Navajo Nation Bar Association and a member of the New Mexico State Bar Association.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
Judiciary
Rules

2011-2012

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

Issues

See Albert Hales official website for information on his sponsored bills.

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hale won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 7. He and Jamescita Peshlakai defeated Phil Stago in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlbert Hale Incumbent 58.7% 40,245
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJaescita Peshlakai 41.3% 28,269
Total Votes 68,514
Arizona House of Representatives, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlbert Hale Incumbent 49.1% 13,890
Green check mark transparent.pngJamescita Peshlakai 27.6% 7,803
Phil Stago 23.2% 6,570
Total Votes 28,263

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hale won election to the 2nd District seat of the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. He and Tom Chabin won the August 24 Democratic primary. They then defeated Libertarian Frank Mulligan in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Albert Hale (D) 30,164
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Chabin (D) 22,789
Frank Mulligan (L) 5,195
Arizona House of Representatives, District 2 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Albert Hale (D) 11,378
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Chabin (D) 5,457
Albert Tom (D) 4,695
Pat Carr (D) 2,403

2008

In 2008 Hale was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 2. Hale finished with 42,241 votes while his opponent finished with 15,693 votes.[5] Hale raised $4,895 for his campaign fund.[6]

Arizona State Senate, District 2 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Albert Hale (D) 42,241
Royce Jenkins (R) 15,693

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Albert Hale is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Albert Hale raised a total of $14,845 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[7]

Hale's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 7 Won $3,396
2010 Arizona State House, District 2 Won $1,950
2008 Arizona State Senate, District 2 Won $4,895
2006 Arizona State Senate, District 2 Won $4,604
2004 Arizona State Senate, District 2 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $14,845

2012

Hale won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hale raised a total of $3,396.
Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Albert Hale's campaign in 2012
Arizona Education Association$750
Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants$424
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 469$424
United Mesa Fire Fighters$424
Surprise Pro Fire Fighter Association$424
Total Raised in 2012$3,396
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hale won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hale raised a total of $1,950.

2008

Hale won re-election to the Arizona State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Hale raised a total of $4,895.

2006

Hale won re-election to the Arizona State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Hale raised a total of $4,604.

2004

Hale won re-election to the Arizona State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Hale raised a total of $0.

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the 51st Arizona State Legislature was in session from January 13 to April 24.[8]

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.
Legislators are scored on their stances on secular policy.
Legislators are scored on their votes on "anti-environmental" and "anti-democracy" bills.

2013

In 2013, the 51st Arizona State Legislature was in session from January 14 to June 14.[8]

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arizona State Senate, District 2
2004–2011
Succeeded by
Jack C. Jackson, Jr.