Mohur Sidhwa

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Mohur Sidhwa
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Candidate for
Arizona House of Representatives District 9
Bachelor'sUniversity of Denver, 1981
Master'sUniversity of Arizona, 1983
Mohur Sidhwa was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 9 of the Arizona House of Representatives.


Sidhwa earned her B.A. in Anthropology and Economics from the University of Denver in 1981 and her M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 1983.


Campaign themes


Sidhwa's campaign website listed the following issues:

  • American Values, Individual Decisions
Excerpt: "ndividuals should have the freedom to decide what is best for them and their families with regards to personal and private choices and decisions. Those include family planning and women's health issues, marriage, and end of life decisions."
  • Entrepreneurship: Helping Genuinely Small Businesses Succeed
Excerpt: "Genuinely small business run by local entrepreneurs -- the independent retailers, auto mechanics, home based business people to name a few -- form a vital part of the economy of our community, and they need help to survive in these difficult economic times."
  • Healthcare Infrastructure
Excerpt: "Shortsighted and ill-considered budget cuts have hurt our state's healthcare delivery infrastructure including mental health services. It will be difficult to repair these unless we immediately focus on this issue."
  • Security for the Young, the Frail & the Elderly
Excerpt: "The current legislature has shown a dangerous disregard towards those least able to fend for themselves such as the very young, the ill, the frail, and the severely mentally ill. This is morally unacceptable. It is economically short sighted."



See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sidhwa ran in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 9. He and Victoria Steele defeated Dustin Cox in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. He was defeated in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEthan Orr 35.1% 44,609
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVictoria Steele 33.5% 42,626
     Democratic Mohur Sarah Sidhwa 31.5% 40,034
Total Votes 127,269
Arizona House of Representatives, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVictoria Steele 35.7% 11,661
Green check mark transparent.pngMohur Sidhwa 35.2% 11,490
Dustin Cox 29.1% 9,500
Total Votes 32,651


Sidhwa received endorsements from:

  • Arizona Academy of Family Physicians
  • Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
  • Arizona List
  • Arizona Medical Association
  • Arizona Multihousing Association
  • Arizona Nurses Association
  • Arizona Women’s Political Caucus
  • Equality Arizona
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Humane Voters of Arizona
  • Las Adelitas Arizona
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Organization for Women
  • Planned Parenthood Arizona
  • Sheet Metal Workers' Association Local 359
  • Sierra Club


See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sidhwa ran for the House seat in District 28 in 2010. He was defeated by Steve Farley and Bruce Wheeler in the August 24 primary.

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