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Paula Aboud

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Paula Aboud
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Arizona State Senate District 28
Former member
In office
2007-January 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Whip, Arizona State Senate
2011-2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arizona, 1972
Personal
Date of birthMarch 20, 1950
Place of birthTucson, AZ
ProfessionReal Estate Agent
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Paula Aboud (b. March 20, 1950) was a Democratic member of the Arizona State Senate, representing District 28 from 2007 to 2013.

Biography

Aboud earned her B.A. in English from the University of Arizona in 1972 and her Life Coach Training from the Coaches Training Institute, her Certificate of Teaching from the Arizona Department of Education and training in mediation by the American Arbitration Association. Her professional experience includes working as an English teacher, tennis coach and volleyball coach at Rincon High School, Director of the Racquets Program at Colby College and property manager for the Masadi Investment Group.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

See Paula Aboud's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.

Elections

2010

See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010

Aboud won re-election to the 28th District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Republican Greg Krino, and Independents Dave Ewoldt and Ted Downing in the November 2 general election.[1]

Arizona State Senate, District 28 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paula Aboud (D) 31,331
Greg Krino (R) 18,092
Ted Downing (I) 3,475
Dave Ewoldt (I) 1,645

2008

See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2008

In 2008, Aboud was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 28. She ran unopposed and finished with 53,343 votes.[2] Aboud raised $4,242 for her campaign fund.

Arizona State Senate, District 28
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paula Aboud (D) 53,343

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Aboud raised $43,601 in contributions.[3]

Her largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $33,675 to her campaign.

2008

In 2008, Aboud raised $4,242 in campaign donations. Her top two contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Arizona Association of Realtors $1,600
Cox Communication $750

Scorecards

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.[5]

2012

Aboud received a score of 42 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of D- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 11 higher than her score on the 2011 report card. Aboud’s 42 in 2012 was tied for the 23rd highest grade among all 30 Arizona State Senators.[5]

Personal

Aboud has a partner, Terri Berg.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arizona State Senate District 28
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Adam Driggs (R)