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  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
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  |Next election = [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Andy Tobin''' (b. June 27, 1958) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Arizona House of Representatives]]. He has represented the 1st District since 2007 and currently serves as [[Speaker of the House|House Speaker]]. He previously was [[State House Majority Leader|House Majority Leader]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Andy Tobin''' (b. June 27, 1958) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Arizona House of Representatives]], representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He currently serves as [[Speaker of the House|House Speaker]]. He previously was [[State House Majority Leader|House Majority Leader]].  
  
Tobin is a Manager with TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting.  He has also worked as CEO of a local aerospace company, banker, insurance, and real estate lender.
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==Biography==
 
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Tobin's professional experience includes working as a Manager with TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting, CEO of a local aerospace company, banker, insurance, and real estate lender.
He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Hugh O'Brian Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association Board, Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Sharlot Hall Museum Board, and the Young Men's Christian Association Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68079 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tobin]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tobin served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Arizona
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Rules
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|Committee2 = Audit
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Chair2 = ''Ex officio''
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|Committee3 = Federal Mandates
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Chair3 = Co-Chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tobin served on these committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tobin served on these committees:
  
*[[Rules Committee, Arizona House of Representatives]], Vice Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse=Yes
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|State = Arizona
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Rules
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Border Security Advisory
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Capital Review
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|Joint3 = Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tobin served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tobin served on these committees:
* [[Banking and Insurance Committee, Arizona House of Representatives]]
 
* [[Rules Committee, Arizona House of Representatives]]
 
  
==Issues==
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{{Committee Assignments
Tobin urged his fellow state legislators to consider adopting a [[Arizona Racino Amendment (2010)]], which would have allowed "racetrack casinos" or "racinos" in the state as a way of making up for tax revenues that were fast declining in the state's economic recession.<ref>[http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2009/05/21/20090521slots0521.html ''Arizona Republic'', "Racino racetracks floated as tax-hike alternative", May 21, 2009]</ref>
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|Collapse=Yes
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|State = Arizona
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Banking and Insurance
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|Committee2 = Rules
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}}
  
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==Issues==
 
===Legislation===
 
===Legislation===
 
Tobin's sponsored bills include:
 
Tobin's sponsored bills include:
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*HB 2564 - abortion   
 
*HB 2564 - abortion   
 
For a full listed of sponsored bills see the [http://www.azleg.gov/MembersPage.asp?Member_ID=55&Legislature=49#bills House website].
 
For a full listed of sponsored bills see the [http://www.azleg.gov/MembersPage.asp?Member_ID=55&Legislature=49#bills House website].
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===Campaign themes==
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Tobin urged his fellow state legislators to consider adopting a [[Arizona Racino Amendment (2010)]], which would have allowed "racetrack casinos" or "racinos" in the state as a way of making up for tax revenues that were fast declining in the state's economic recession.<ref>[http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2009/05/21/20090521slots0521.html ''Arizona Republic'', "Racino racetracks floated as tax-hike alternative", May 21, 2009]</ref>
  
 
===Presidential preference===
 
===Presidential preference===
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/02/mitt-romney-announces-support-additional-arizona-elected-officials ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Arizona Elected Officials," February 2, 2012]</ref>
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/02/mitt-romney-announces-support-additional-arizona-elected-officials ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Arizona Elected Officials," February 2, 2012]</ref>
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===Scorecards===
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====Goldwater Institute====
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::''See also: [[Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card]]''
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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.<ref name="goldwater">[http://goldwaterinstitute.org/article/2012-legislative-report-card-arizonas-fiftieth-legislature-first-regular-session ''Goldwater Institute'' "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012]</ref>
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=====2012=====
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Tobin received a score of 63 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale.  This score was 3 higher than his score on the 2011 report card.  Tobin’s 63 in 2012 was tied for the 23rd highest grade among all 60 [[Arizona House of Representatives|Arizona State Representatives]].<ref name="goldwater"/>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
On November 4, 2008, Tobin and [[Lucy Mason]] won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the [[Arizona House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Dennis Grittner (D).<ref>[http://www.azsos.gov/election/2008/General/Canvass2008GE.pdf 2008 general election results, Arizona]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Tobin and [[Lucy Mason]] won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the [[Arizona House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Dennis Grittner (D).<ref>[http://www.azsos.gov/election/2008/General/Canvass2008GE.pdf 2008 general election results, Arizona]</ref>
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Tobin
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|Full name = Andy Tobin
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|year = 2006
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|Editdate = May 22, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8770 ''followthemoney.org'', "Tobin, Andy," accessed May 22, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 123336
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012|Arizona State House, District 1]]
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|totalraised2010 = 89521
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010|Arizona State House, District 1]]
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|totalraised2008 = 20630
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2008|Arizona State House, District 1]]
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|totalraised2006 = 40034
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2006|Arizona State House, District 1]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Tobin
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|full Name = Andy Tobin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=138547
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|office= Arizona House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 123,336
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|org1 = Arizona Association of Realtors
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|org2 = Jacobs, Gretchen N
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|org3 = Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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|org4 = Salt River Project
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|org5 = Cox Communications
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Tobin
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|full Name = Andy Tobin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126433
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|office= Arizona House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 89,521
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|org1 = Cox Communications
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|org2 = Delgado, Robert M
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|org3 = Associated Highway Patrolmen Of Arizona
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|org4 = Jacobs Jr, Jeremy M
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|org5 = Arizona Medical Association
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 780
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|orgamount3 = 750
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|orgamount4 = 750
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|orgamount5 = 700
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|}}
  
In 2010, Tobin raised $89,521 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AZ&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Tobin  
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|full Name = Andy Tobin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106474
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|office= Arizona House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 20,630
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|org1 = Arizona Association Of Realtors
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|org2 = Arizona Medical Association
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|org3 = Barnes Jr, Stan O
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|org4 = Moynahan, Timothy
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|org5 = Boals, Richard L
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|orgamount1 = 600
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 390
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|orgamount4 = 390
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|orgamount5 = 390
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|}}
  
His largest contributor was [[Cox Communications]], which donated $1,000 to his campaign.
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Tobin
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|full Name = Andy Tobin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90019
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|office= Arizona House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 40,034
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Tobin, Andy
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|org3 = Hall Iii, George R
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|org4 = Pierce, Stephen
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|org5 = Helfinstine, Scott K
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|orgamount1 = 36554
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|orgamount2 = 580
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|orgamount3 = 120
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|orgamount4 = 120
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|orgamount5 = 120
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|}}
  
===2008===
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==Personal==
Below are Tobin's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106474 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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Tobin and his wife, Jennifer, have five children.
{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
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|AZ Assoc of Realtors
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|$600
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|-
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|AZ Medical Assoc
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|$500
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|-
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|Grand Canyon State Electric Cooperative Assoc
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|$390
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|-
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|[[Cox Communications]]
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|$390
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|-
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|S L Mills
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|$390
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|-
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|}
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==Scorecards==
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He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Hugh O'Brian Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association Board, Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Sharlot Hall Museum Board, and the Young Men's Christian Association Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68079 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tobin]</ref>
===Goldwater Institute===
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::''See also: [[Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card]]''
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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.<ref name="goldwater">[http://goldwaterinstitute.org/article/2012-legislative-report-card-arizonas-fiftieth-legislature-first-regular-session ''Goldwater Institute'' "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012]</ref>
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====2012====
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Tobin received a score of 63 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale.  This score was 3 higher than his score on the 2011 report card.  Tobin’s 63 in 2012 was tied for the 23rd highest grade among all 60 [[Arizona House of Representatives|Arizona State Representatives]].<ref name="goldwater"/>
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Andy + Tobin + Arizona + House'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Andy + Tobin + Arizona + House'''"
 
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Andy+Tobin+Arizona+House&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Andy Tobin News Feed</rss>
 
==Personal==
 
Tobin and his wife Jennifer have five children.
 
 
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68079 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68079 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68079 Project Vote Smart bio]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68079 Project Vote Smart bio]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126433 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106474 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90019 2006]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=138547 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126433 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106474 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90019 2006]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:03, 10 June 2013

Andy Tobin
Andy Tobin.gif
Arizona House of Representatives District 1
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker, Arizona State House of Representatives
2011-present
Majority Leader, Arizona State House of Representatives
2010-2011
Compensation
Base salary$24,000/year
Per diem$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Personal
BirthdayJune 27, 1958
Place of birthNew York, NY
ProfessionManager, TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Andy Tobin (b. June 27, 1958) is a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He currently serves as House Speaker. He previously was House Majority Leader.

Biography

Tobin's professional experience includes working as a Manager with TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting, CEO of a local aerospace company, banker, insurance, and real estate lender.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tobin served on the following committees:

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules
Audit, Ex officio
Federal Mandates, Co-Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Legislation

Tobin's sponsored bills include:

  • HB 2102 - financial institution records; disclosure; notice
  • HB 2106 - prohibit photo radar; state highways
  • HB 2426 - enhanced driver licenses; prohibition
  • HB 2564 - abortion

For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.

=Campaign themes

Tobin urged his fellow state legislators to consider adopting a Arizona Racino Amendment (2010), which would have allowed "racetrack casinos" or "racinos" in the state as a way of making up for tax revenues that were fast declining in the state's economic recession.[1]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Andy Tobin endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

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.[3]

2012

Tobin received a score of 63 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 higher than his score on the 2011 report card. Tobin’s 63 in 2012 was tied for the 23rd highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tobin won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 1. He and incumbent Karen Fann defeated State Senator Lori Klein in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Arizona House of Representatives, District , General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Fann Incumbent 50.6% 62,379
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Tobin Incumbent 49.4% 60,800
Total Votes 123,179


Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Tobin Incumbent 41% 22,167
Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Fann Incumbent 33.5% 18,142
Lori Klein 25.5% 13,781
Total Votes 54,090

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tobin won re-election to the 1st district seat in 2010. Tobin and Karen Fann won the Republican primary. They then defeated Democrat Lindsay Bell in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andy Tobin (R) 46,401
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Fann (R) 41,082
Lindsay Bell (D) 29,214
Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andy Tobin (R) 21,407
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Fann (R) 14,409
Noel Campbell (R) 12,895

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tobin and Lucy Mason won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating opponent Dennis Grittner (D).[8]

Tobin raised $20,630 for the campaign, Mason raised $2,311, and Grittner raised $21,457.[9]

Arizona State House, District 1 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lucy Mason (R) 55,861
Green check mark transparent.png Andy Tobin (R) 52,819
Dennis Grittner (D) 36,669

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tobin is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Tobin raised a total of $273,521 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[10]

Andy Tobin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 1 Won $123,336
2010 Arizona State House, District 1 Won $89,521
2008 Arizona State House, District 1 Won $20,630
2006 Arizona State House, District 1 Won $40,034
Grand Total Raised $273,521

2012

Tobin won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $123,336.
Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andy Tobin's campaign in 2012
Arizona Association of Realtors$500
Jacobs, Gretchen N$500
Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry$500
Salt River Project$500
Cox Communications$500
Total Raised in 2012$123,336
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Tobin won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $89,521.

2008

Tobin won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $20,630.

2006

Tobin won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $40,034.

Personal

Tobin and his wife, Jennifer, have five children.

He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Hugh O'Brian Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association Board, Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Sharlot Hall Museum Board, and the Young Men's Christian Association Board.[11]

Recent news

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