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Manuel Alvarez

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Manuel Alvarez
Arizona State Senate District 25
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Senator
Manuel "Manny" Alvarez (b. January 23, 1941) was a Democratic member of the Arizona State Senate from 2008 to 2010, representing District 25.

Alvarez received his diploma from Valley Union High School. Later he went on to attend Cochise College.

Alvarez has worked as both a farmer and rancher. In 1962 he joined the United States Army and served until 1965. He then became an Employment Services Manager for the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Bisbee Office, in 1969. He worked in this profession until the year 2000.

Alvarez served as a member and past president for the Elfrida Elementary School Board. He has also served as the second vice-chair for the Cochise County Democratic Committee. In 2003, Alvarez became a representative in the Arizona State House of Representatives.



See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010

Alvarez was defeated in the November 2 general election by Gail Griffin.[1]. He had no primary opposition.

Arizona State Senate, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gail Griffin (R) 29,830
Manuel Alvarez (D) 24,074


In 2008 Alvarez was elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 25. He finished with 34,269 votes while his opponent Mary Ann Black finished with 30,703 votes.[2] Alvarez raised $35,472 for his campaign fund.

Arizona State Senate, District 25
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Manuel Alvarez (D) 34,269
Mary Ann Black (R) 30,703

Campaign donors


In 2008 Alvarez raised $35,472 in campaign donations. $34,197 of that was public funds.[3]

Donor Amount
Public Funds $34,197

Committee memberships

See Manuel Alvarez's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.


Alvarez is married to Beverly Sue and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arizona State Senate District 25
Succeeded by
Gail Griffin