|Arizona State Senate District 14|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|President Pro Tempore, Arizona State Senate|
|2013 - present|
|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 State House of Representatives|
|Profession||Real Estate Associate Broker|
Griffin served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1997 to 2001. She was a candidate for the Arizona State Senate in 2000 but was not elected. She then served as Chair of the Couchise County Republican Committee from 2002 to 2006. She was also 3rd Vice Chair of the District 30 Republican Committee from 2003 to 2006. Griffin then was a candidate for the State House again in 2006 but was not elected.
Griffin has been a Real Estate Associate Broker for Sierra Vista Realty since 1975.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Griffin served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government and Environment, Chair|
|• Natural Resources and Rural Affairs, Vice Chair|
|• Public Safety|
|• Capital Review|
|• Homeland Security|
|• Transportation between Sonora, Mexico and Arizona|
|• Water Salinity Issues Study|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Griffin served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Border Security, Federalism and States Sovereignty|
|• Commerce and Energy, Vice Chair|
|• Natural Resources and Transportation|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
|• Water, Land Use and Rural Development, Chair|
|• Border Security Advisory|
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012
|Arizona State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Gail Griffin Incumbent||61.7%||49,647|
|Democratic||Patricia V. Fleming||38.3%||30,808|
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010
Griffin ran in the 2010 election for Arizona State Senate District 25. She defeated Craig Smith in the August 24 primary election. She then defeated incumbent Democrat Manuel Alvarez in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona State Senate, District 25 General Election (2010)|
|Gail Griffin (R)||29,830|
|Manuel Alvarez (D)||24,074|
|Arizona State Senate, District 25 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Gail Griffin (R)||9,165|
|Craig Smith (R)||5,356|
Griffin's campaign website lists the following points:
- "Secure Our Borders"
- "Protect Jobs & Economic Stability of Our Communities"
- "Protect Our Property & Water Rights"
- "Improve Academic Achievement by Ensuring Taxpayer Dollars Get to the Classroom for Students & Teachers"
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Griffin raised $30,655 in contributions. 
No contributions to her campaign were over $1,000.
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.
Griffin received a score of 70 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of A- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 higher than her score on the 2011 report card. Griffin’s 70 in 2012 was the 8th highest grade among all 30 Arizona State Senators.
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- Arizona Senate approves $8.8 billion budget plan - East Valley Tribune
- Around Your Town for May 17 - Sierra Vista Herald
- Griffin named co-chair of border security committee - Sierra Vista Herald
- Lawmakers take hit on per diem allowance - Verde Independent
- More accessible, less-costly rural care anticipated under new Arizona ... - Arizona Daily Star
- Today at the Capitol - AZCentral.com - azcentral.com
- Medicare expansion tops talk at EAC - Eastern Arizona Courier
- Latest laws address trespassing, 'living wages,' business rights - East Valley Tribune
- AZ bill requiring tax details on ballot vetoed - KPHO Phoenix
- Law requires insurance to cover some telemedicine consultations in rural areas - East Valley Tribune
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Griffin is single and has three children.
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart Biography
- Project Vote Smart Legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list
- ↑ C-SPAN/Associated Press, "August 28, 2012 Primary Results - Arizona," accessed August 28, 2012
- ↑ Primary results
- ↑ General election results
- ↑ Gail Griffin's campaign website
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
Robert Meza (D)
|Arizona State Senate District 14
| Succeeded by|
|Arizona State Senate District 25
| Succeeded by|
Bob Worsley (R)