Scott Bundgaard

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Scott Bundgaard
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Arizona State Senate District 4
Former member
In office
January 10, 2011-January 6, 2012
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Leader, Arizona State Senate
2010
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Arizona State House of Representatives
1994-1996
Education
Bachelor'sGrand Canyon University
Master'sThunderbird School of Global Management
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 11, 1968
Place of birthOklahoma City, OK
ProfessionBusiness Founder
Websites
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Scott Bundgaard (b. January 11, 1968) is a former Republican member of the Arizona State Senate and served as State Senate Majority Leader in 2010. He was elected in 2010 and represented the 4th District. He resigned on January 6, 2012, during a hearing by the Senate Ethics Committee investigating an alleged freeway fight he had with his girlfriend in February of 2011.[1]

Bundgaard's political experience includes the following: Young Grand Old Party National Committee attendance, founding of the Northwest Valley Young Grand Old Party, campaign work for the McCain Campaign and for the Bush/Quayle Campaign, membership to the Maricopa County Grand Old Party, and work as a District 19 Committeeman. He served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1994 to 1996. He then served in the Arizona State Senate from 1996 to 2002. He also ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2002 but failed to receive election.

Bundgaard earned his B.S. from Grand Canyon University. He then received his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He also attended Arizona State University Graduate School.

Bundgaard has worked in the following positions: Director of Training Services for Manpower Temp Services, Vice President of JPMorgan Chase, Manager of The Gap, and Stock Broker for Dean Witter Reynolds, Incorporated. He is the founder of ProcureNetworks, Incorporated and works there today.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2010

Bundgaard ran in the 2010 election for Arizona State Senate District 4. He defeated Tony Bouie and Shawn Kohner in the August 24 primary election. He then defeated Sue Dolphin in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Arizona State Senate, District 4 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Bundgaard (R) 68,202
Sue Dolphin (D) 31,500
Arizona State Senate, District 4 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Bundgaard (R) 21,338
Shawn Kohner (R) 7,322
Tony Bouie (R) 6,893

Campaign themes

Bundgaard's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Economy
Excerpt: "We must revitalize Arizona's economy. To lay a stronger foundation for our economy, we must reform the public sector in order to revitalize the private sector."
  • Education
Excerpt: "We need to redirect tax dollars into the classroom in support of teachers and students."
  • Immigration
Excerpt: "Legal immigration to our country should be welcomed. However, as a nation founded upon the rule of law, our government should end policies that encourage illegal immigration. "
  • Second Amendment
Excerpt: "I am a Life Member of the NRA and I support the Second Amendment, because I believe that citizens have the right to keep and bear arms as a basic constitutional liberty."
  • Marriage
Excerpt: "Marriage should be between one man and one woman."
  • Pro-Life
Excerpt: "I am pro-life and have a voting record to prove it, as well as consistent endorsements from Arizona Right to Life"
  • Irresponsible Government
Excerpt: "When our government operates outside of its constitutionally recognized powers - such as the recent federal takeover of health care or the lack of action in securing our border - each state has the authority to protect itself."[4]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bundgaard raised $53,699 in contributions.[5]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Bundgaard, Scott $15,000
Cox Communications $1,000

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Personal

Bundgaard is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jack Harper
Arizona State Senate District 4
2011–2012
Succeeded by
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