Brenda Burns

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Brenda Burns
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Arizona Corporation Commission
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
President, Arizona State Senate
1997-2002
Compensation
Base salary$133,574
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Campaign $$449,491
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Arizona State Senate
1995-2002
Arizona House of Representatives
1987-1995
Personal
ProfessionLicensed real estate agent
Websites
Office website
Brenda Burns is a member of the Arizona Corporation Commission, the state body charged with regulating the state's utility companies.[1] Burns first assumed office in 2011.[2]

Burns decided not to seek re-election in 2014.

Biography

Burns is a licensed real estate agent.[2]

Political career

Arizona Corporation Commission (2011-Present)

Burns first assumed office in 2011.[2]

Arizona State Senate (1995-2002)

Burns served in the Arizona State Senate from 1995 to 2002.[3] In 1997, she became the first woman to hold the position of Arizona State Senate president.[2] She served as the president until 2002.

Arizona House of Representatives (1987-1995)

Burns served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1987 to 1995. In 1993, Republican state house members elected Burns to the position of Majority Leader, making her the first woman to hold the position in Arizona.[2] Burns served eight years in the Arizona State Senate.

Elections

2014

See also Arizona down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Burns will not be running for re-election to the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2014. Burns briefly considered a run for governor before deciding that she wanted to pursue interests and causes outside of the commission. “Over the past several months, many supporters have asked that I consider running for Governor of Arizona in 2014,” she said in a statement, adding that she and her husband discussed the idea. “It became apparent to us that this was not the right course for me to take.”[4]

2010

Burns won election to the Arizona Corporation Commission on November 2, 2010, winning the first of two seats.[5]

Arizona Corporation Commission, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic David Bradley 19% 563,645
     Democratic Jorge Luis Garcia 17.5% 519,926
     Green Theodore Gomez 1.4% 42,645
     Green Benjamin Pearcy 1.6% 47,121
     Libertarian Rick Fowlkes 3.2% 95,771
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrenda Burns 29.1% 862,546
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Pierce 28.1% 833,541
Total Votes 2,965,195
Election Results Via: Arizona Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brenda Burns is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Brenda Burns raised a total of $449,491 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 5, 2013.[6]

Brenda Burns's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2010 Arizona Corporation Commission Won $252,016
2000 Arizona State Senate District 17 Won $29,372
1998 Arizona State Senate District 17 Won $123,400
1996 Arizona State Senate District 17 Won $44,703
Grand Total Raised $449,491

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Personal

Burns lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband Bob Isbell. They have a combined family of six adult children and ten grandchildren.[2]

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