Sally Ann Gonzales
|Sally Ann Gonzales|
|Arizona House of Representatives District 3|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Bachelor's||Arizona State University, 1985|
|Master's||University of Arizona, 1994|
|Birthday||October 2, 1957|
|Place of birth||Browley, CA|
Gonzales previously represented the 27th district from January 10, 2011 to 2013. She also previously ran for the house unsuccessfully in 2002. From 1992 to 1998, she served on the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council.
Gonzales earned her BA from Arizona State University in 1985. She went on to receive her MA from the University of Arizona in 1994.
Gonzales has been employed as a bilingual classroom teacher for Tucson Unified School District. She was program coordinator of Manos A La Vida for the University of Arizona from 1995 to 1996.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gonzales served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Reform and Human Services|
|• DES Block Grants|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gonzales served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Employment and Regulatory Affairs|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Technology and Infrastructure|
Gonzales won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 3. She and incumbent Macario Saldate ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. She won the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Sally Ann Gonzalez Incumbent||53.9%||35,795|
|Democratic||Macario Saldate Incumbent||46.1%||30,662|
Gonzales and Macario Saldate won the August 24 primary. They then defeated Republican Robert I. Compton, Green Party candidate Kent Solberg, and Independent Gene Chewning in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 27 General Election (2010)|
|Sally Ann Gonzales (D)||23,623|
|Macario Saldate (D)||22,791|
|Robert I. Compton (R)||14,266|
|Kent Solberg (G)||5,778|
|Gene Chewning (I)||4,526|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Gonzales raised $37,356 in contributions. 
Her largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $35,798 to her campaign.
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.
Gonzales received a score of 38 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of F+ according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 13 higher than her score on the 2011 report card. Gonzales’s 38 in 2012 was tied for the 52nd highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
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Gonzales and her husband Luis have five children.
- House website
- Project Vote Smart Biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Primary results
- ↑ General election results
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
|Arizona House, District 3
| Succeeded by|
Olivia Cajero Bedford
|Arizona House, District 27
| Succeeded by|