Meg Burton Cahill
|Meg Burton Cahill|
|Arizona State Senate District 17|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Cahill earned her BFA from Arizona State University in 1976. In 1998 she went on to receive her MPA from Arizona State University. She is currently attending the Doctoral Program at Arizona State University School of Public Programs.
Cahill began working as a ceramics instructor for the City of Tempe in 1975; she worked in this position until 1978. She was a ceramic artist at the O'Bair Studio from 1976 until 1982. From 1980 to 1982 she worked as a ceramics instructor for the City of Scottsdale. In 1996, Cahill became an Information Officer for the Arizona State Senate. She also served as an intern at the Arizona Commission on the Arts from 1999-2000. Since 1982 Cahill has worked as a ceramic artist for Tir na nog Studio. She has also been employed as a field instructor for the Arizona State University School of Public Programs School of Social Work since 2002.
Cahill began her political career as a representative for the Arizona State House of Representatives in 2000. She served in this position until 2007 when she was elected to the Arizona State Senate. She currently represents the 17th District in the Arizona State Senate.
Cahill was eligible, but did not seek re-election in 2010.
In 2008 Cahill was elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 17 a year after being appointed to the position. She finished with 35,720 votes while her opponent Jesse Hernandez finished with 22,303 votes. Cahill raised $13,236 for her campaign fund.
|Arizona State Senate, District 17|
|Meg Burton Cahill (D)||35,720|
|Jesse Hernandez (R)||22,303|
In 2008 Cahill raised $13,236 in campaign donations. $12,091 of that was public funds.
Cahill served on the following committees:
- Government Institutions Committee, Arizona Senate
- Judiciary Committee, Arizona Senate
- Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, Arizona Senate
See Meg Burton Cahill's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.
- Official Arizona State Senate website of Senator Meg Burton Cahill
- Campaign Contributions: 2008 2006 2004
- Sen. Cahill on State Surge
|Arizona State Senate District 17
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