Steven B. Yarbrough
|Steven B. Yarbrough|
|Arizona State Senate District 17|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Speaker Pro Tempore, Arizona State House of Representatives|
|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|
|Arizona State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Arizona State University, 1968|
|J.D.||Arizona State University College of Law, 1971|
Yarbrough previously was a Republican member of the Arizona State Senate. He was elected in 2010 and represented the 21st district until 2013. He is a former member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing the 21st District from 2003 to 2011.
He is a Partner with Yarbrough, Moll and Dunn, and has previously worked as a teacher at Mesa Community College, and Director - Office of Student Affairs at Arizona State University.
Yarbrough serves as Executive Director of the Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization, and is on the Board of Directors of the Arizona State University Alumni Association, as well as the Children's Hope Association.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Yarbrough served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Senate Ethics|
|• Income Tax Credit Review, Co-Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Yarbrough served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Energy|
|• Finance, Chair|
|• Senate Ethics|
- See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012
|Arizona State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Steve Yarbrough Incumbent||57.2%||48,581|
Yarbrough was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arizona House of Representatives. He instead won election to the district 21 seat of the Arizona State Senate. He ran unopposed.
Yarbrough raised $74,489 for the campaign, Nichols raised $73,262, and Hettmansperger raised $33,385.
|Arizona State House, District 21 (2008)|
|Warde Nichols (R)||46,478|
|Steve Yarbrough (R)||56,980|
|Phil Hettmansperger (D)||44,943|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Yarbrough raised $29,299 in contributions. 
His three largest contributors were:
|Arizona Chamber Of Commerce & Industry||$1,664|
|Arizona Association Of Realtors||$1,500|
Below are Yarbrough's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
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.
Yarbrough received a score of 65 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 1 more than his score on the 2011 report card. Yarbrough’s 65 in 2012 was the 11th highest grade among all 30 Arizona State Senators.
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- Citing 1st Amendment, Arizona Senate votes to remove campaign finance ... - East Valley Tribune
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- Lawmakers continue work on gun rights, business practices - East Valley Tribune
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Yarbrough and his wife Linda have three children.
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Yarbrough
- ↑ Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list
- ↑ C-SPAN/Associated Press, "August 28, 2012 Primary Results - Arizona," accessed August 28, 2012
- ↑ General election results
- ↑ 2008 general election results, Arizona
- ↑ Arizona House spending, 2008
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
David Schapira (D)
|Arizona State Senate District 17
| Succeeded by|
|Arizona State Senate District 21
| Succeeded by|
Rick Murphy (R)
|Arizona House District 21
| Succeeded by|