Meg Burton Cahill

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Meg Burton Cahill
Arizona State Senate District 17
Former member
Term in office began
January 2007
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Ceramics artist
Meg Burton Cahill (b. March 8, 1954) was a Democratic member of the Arizona State Senate. She was elected in 2006 to represent the 17th District and re-elected in 2008.

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.

Elections

2010

Cahill was eligible, but did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

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.[1] Cahill raised $13,236 for her campaign fund.

Arizona State Senate, District 17
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Meg Burton Cahill (D) 35,720
Jesse Hernandez (R) 22,303

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Cahill raised $13,236 in campaign donations. $12,091 of that was public funds.[2]

Donor Amount
Public Fund $12,091

Committee Membership

Cahill served on the following committees:

See Meg Burton Cahill's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arizona State Senate District 17
2007–2011
Succeeded by
David Schapira