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Linda Gray (Arizona legislator)

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Linda Gray
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Candidate for
Arizona House of Representatives, District 1
Elections and appointments
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Arizona State Senate District 10
2005-January 10, 2013
Arizona State House of Representatives, District 10
Arizona State House of Representatives, District 16
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Colorado, 1971
Date of birthJune 23, 1949
Place of birthSaint Charles, Missouri
ProfessionNote Reader Scopist, Self Employed
Office website
Campaign website
Linda Gray (b. June 23, 1949) was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 1 of the Arizona House of Representatives.

Gray was a Republican member of the Arizona State Senate from 2005 to 2013. She was elected to represent the 10th District in 2004 and re-elected in 2006 and 2008.


Gray earned her B.S. in Recreation Administration and Sociology from the University of Northern Colorado in 1971.

After earning her degree, Gray became assistant manager of the Tijeras Arroyo Golf Course at Kirkland Air Force Base. She later worked as a childcare coordinator for Hoffmantown Church from 1980 to 1983. Gray was employed in the field of court report transcription from 1994 to 1997. She has worked as a self-employed Note Reader Scopist since 1994.

Gray served as a member of the Washington Elementary School Board from 1994 to 1998. She was later elected to serve on the Arizona State House of Representatives for the 16th District in 1996. She served until 2002 when she was elected to represent the 10th District. She has been a Precinct Committee-person for the District 10 Republican Party since 1994 and a senator since 2004.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gray served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gray served on these committees:



See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Frank Cuccia was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Noel Campbell and incumbent Karen Fann defeated Linda Gray and Sean Englund in the Republican primary. Campbell and Fan defeated Cuccia in the general election.[1][2][3]

Arizona House of Representatives District 1, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Fann Incumbent 41.4% 46,597
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNoel Campbell 38.9% 43,864
     Democratic Frank Cuccia 19.7% 22,223
Total Votes 112,684

Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Fann Incumbent 35.9% 19,350
Green check mark transparent.pngNoel Campbell 30.2% 16,288
Linda Gray 25% 13,490
Sean Englund 8.9% 4,812
Total Votes 53,940


See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010

Gray won re-election to the 10th District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Democrat Justin Johnson in the November 2 general election.[4]

Arizona State Senate, District 10 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Gray (R) 20,341
Justin Johnson (D) 16,012


In 2008 Gray was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 10. Gray finished with 27,445 votes while her opponent Martin Monroe finished with 22,218 votes.[5] Gray raised $51,920 for her campaign fund.

Arizona State Senate, District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Gray (R) 27,445
Martin Monroe (D) 22,218

Campaign donors


In 2010, Gray raised $38,400 in contributions.[6]

Her largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $33,707 to her campaign.


In 2008, Gray raised $51,920 in campaign donations. The total of public funds she raised was $48,140.[7]

Donor Amount
Public Fund $48,140


Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

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.[8]


Gray received a score of 62 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was the same as her score on the 2011 report card. Gray’s 62 in 2012 was tied for the 16th highest grade among all 30 Arizona State Senators.[8]

See Linda Gray's official website for information on sponsored legislation.


Linda and her husband, Larry, have two children.

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Preceded by
Arizona State Senate District 10
Succeeded by
David Bradley (D)