|Arizona House of Representatives District 6|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Arizona House of Representatives District 5|
|Place of birth||Graham County, AZ|
|Profession||Real Estate Agent|
Barton attended Eastern Arizona College. She is a graduate of the Dodie London Excellence in Public Service Series. She works as a real estate agent.
Barton's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"I pledge to resist legislation that increases the financial burden on the residents of Arizona during difficult economic times."
- Excerpt:"I believe in increasing the usage of all domestic energy resources, including nuclear, natural gas, and coal as needed."
- Excerpt:"I believe in the sovereignty and security of Arizona, and will resist measures and efforts of the federal government which encroach beyond the limits set by the 10th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States."
- Excerpt:"In keeping with the Arizona Constitution, I pledge to maintain a balanced budget and to insure that state government lives within its means, and to resist efforts to inflate state government beyond the needs of the people of Arizona."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Barton served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Water, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Barton served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Water|
|• Energy and Natural Resources|
|• Health and Human Services|
Barton won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 6. She and Bob Thorpe ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. She won the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 5 General Election (2010)|
|Brenda Barton (R)||32,884|
|Chester Crandell (R)||30,890|
|Bill Shumway (D)||17,478|
|Prescott Winslow (D)||15,489|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 5 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Brenda Barton (R)||10,696|
|Chester Crandell (R)||9,311|
|Keith Alexander (R)||7,541|
Comprehensive donor information for Barton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Barton raised a total of $71,679 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.
|Brenda Barton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arizona State House, District 6||$32,409|
|2010||Arizona State House, District 5||$39,270|
|Grand Total Raised||$71,679|
Barton won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Barton raised a total of $32,409.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Brenda Barton's campaign in 2012|
|Arizona Association Of Realtors||$1,400|
|Salt River Project||$600|
|Mingus Mountain Republican Club||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$32,409|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Barton won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Barton raised a total of $39,270.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Brenda Barton's campaign in 2010|
|Barton, Kathryn Allen||$140|
|Van Borssum, Lesley||$140|
|Tenny, L M||$140|
|Total Raised in 2010||$39,270|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Barton and her husband Bruce have two children.
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.
Barton received a score of 63 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 higher than her score on the 2011 report card. Barton’s 63 in 2012 was tied for the 23rd highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Brenda + Barton + Arizona + House"
- Ahcccs Plan Triggers Republican Civil War - Payson Roundup
- New Arizona gun law draws outcry from Democrats - AZCentral.com - azcentral
- Rep. Barton Wins Vote On Bill To Require Police To Sell Guns - Payson Roundup
- Yuma summit examines water issues - Yuma Sun
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- Official campaign website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- ↑ "barton4az," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Primary results
- ↑ General election results
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Barton, Brenda," accessed May 22, 2013
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
|Arizona House, District 6
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|Arizona House, District 5
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