|Arizona State Senate District 24|
|January 7, 2013-Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|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|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Arizona House of Representatives District 15|
|Bachelor's||Northern Arizona University, 1992|
|Master's||Arizona State University, 1995|
Hobbs is a former member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 15 from 2011 to 2013. She is a former volunteer for the Arizona Democratic Party and Chair of District 15 Democrats.
Hobbs earned her BA in Social Work from Northern Arizona University in 1992. She went on to receive her MA in Social Work from Arizona State University in 1995.
Hobbs has been employed as director of government relations for the Sojourner Center. She is a member of the adjunct faculty of Paradise Valley Community College's Social and Behavioral Sciences. She has worked as a social worker since 1992.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hobbs served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government and Environment|
|• Health and Human Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hobbs served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health and Human Services|
Hobbs's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Improving Arizona's schools
- Excerpt: "Katie Hobbs believes in funding our schools, not cutting them. She knows that small classroom sizes, quality teachers, and up-to-date schools are the key to our children's future success."
- Creating Jobs
- Excerpt: "The key to Arizona's success is quality, sustainable jobs. That's why Katie sponsored legislation to give preference to in state companies (HB2680) and why she's voted against the Republicans' massive corporate tax cuts and special interest giveaways."
- Equal opportunity for all
- Excerpt: "Whether it's fighting against the GOP's attack on women or protecting the rights of all of Arizona's citizens, Katie understands the importance of equality."
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012
Hobbs won election in the 2012 election for Arizona State Senate District 24. She defeated Ken Cheuvront in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. She won the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arizona State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Augustine "Auggie" Bartning||33.6%||19,326|
|Arizona State Senate, District 24 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Hobbs and Lela Alston won the August 24 primary. They then defeated Republicans Caroline B. Condit and Paul Yoder, Green Party candidate Luisa Evonne Valdez, and Independent Les White in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 15 General Election (2010)|
|Katie Hobbs (D)||15,885|
|Lela Alston (D)||15,167|
|Paul Yoder (R)||8,972|
|Caroline B. Condit (R)||8,424|
|Les White (I)||1,739|
|Luisa Evonne Valdez (G)||1,343|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 15 Democratic Primary (2010)|
|Katie Hobbs (D)||3,950|
|Lela Alston (D)||3,919|
|Ken Clark (D)||3,418|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Hobbs raised $42,559 in contributions. 
Her three largest contributors were:
|Food & Commercial Workers Local 99||$1,664|
|Arizona Education Association||$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.
Hobbs received a score of 37 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of F+ according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 8 higher than her score on the 2011 report card. Hobbs’s 37 in 2012 was tied for the 56th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
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- Bipartisan Senate passes budget, AHCCCS expansion - Arizona Capitol Times
- DES launches Arizona welfare-reform plan - AZCentral.com - azcentral
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Hobbs and her husband Pat have two children.
- Katie Hobbs' campaign website
- House website
- Project Vote Smart Biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Facebook page
- Twitter feed
- ↑ Campaign website, Issues
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Primary results
- ↑ General election results
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
Don Shooter (R)
|Arizona State Senate, District 24
| Succeeded by|
David M. Lujan
|Arizona House, District 15
| Succeeded by|