John Christopher Ackerley
|John "Chris" Ackerley|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 2|
|January 5, 2015 - Present|
|January 1, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Per diem||$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||Four terms (8 years)|
|High school||Green Fields High School (1990)|
|Bachelor's||Northern Arizona University (1999)|
|Profession||High School Teacher|
Ackerley earned his B.S. in Physical Science from Northern Arizona University in 1999. His professional experience includes working as a physics and math teacher at Amphi High School.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Ackerley served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Children and Family Affairs|
|• Government and Higher Education, Vice-chair|
|• Transportation and Infrastructure|
Ackerley's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
Strengthen Public Education
- Honest Assessment
- Simplify School Funding
- Get Resources to the Classroom
- Community Involvement
- Responsible and Accountable Economic Development
- Work with Counties, Cities and Towns
- A Border that Works
Elections for the office of Arizona House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 28, 2014. Incumbents Demion Clinco and Rosanna Gabaldon were unopposed in the Democratic primary. John Christopher Ackerley was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gabaldon and Ackerley defeated Clinco in the general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives District 2, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Rosanna Gabaldón Incumbent||36.6%||21,200|
|Republican||John Christopher Ackerley||33.9%||19,656|
|Democratic||Demion Clinco Incumbent||29.5%||17,080|
Ackerley ran in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 2. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012. He was defeated in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||John Christopher Ackerley||30%||23,677|
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Ackerley lives in Sahuarita with his wife Melissa, and their children Evan and Ella.
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- Ackerley 2014 "Main page," accessed October 16, 2014
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Unofficial primary election results," accessed August 27, 2014
- Arizona Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election," May 27, 2014
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed September 11, 2014
- Arizona Secretary of State, "2010 Primary candidate list," accessed December 20, 2013
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013