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|Arizona House of Representatives District 1|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||8|
|Speaker, Arizona State House of Representatives|
|Majority Leader, 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|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Date of birth||June 27, 1958|
|Place of birth||New York, NY|
|Profession||Manager, TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting|
- 1 Committee assignments
- 2 Issues
- 3 Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Scorecards
- 6 Recent news
- 7 Personal
- 8 External links
- 9 References
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.
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tobin served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Audit, Ex officio|
|• Federal Mandates, Co-Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tobin served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Rules, Vice Chair|
|• Border Security Advisory|
|• Capital Review|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tobin served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Banking and Insurance|
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.
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.
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.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District , General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Karen Fann Incumbent||50.6%||62,379|
|Republican||Andy Tobin Incumbent||49.4%||60,800|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Andy Tobin Incumbent||41%||22,167|
|Karen Fann Incumbent||33.5%||18,142|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 General Election (2010)|
|Andy Tobin (R)||46,401|
|Karen Fann (R)||41,082|
|Lindsay Bell (D)||29,214|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Andy Tobin (R)||21,407|
|Karen Fann (R)||14,409|
|Noel Campbell (R)||12,895|
Tobin raised $20,630 for the campaign, Mason raised $2,311, and Grittner raised $21,457.
|Arizona State House, District 1 (2008)|
|Lucy Mason (R)||55,861|
|Andy Tobin (R)||52,819|
|Dennis Grittner (D)||36,669|
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.
|Andy Tobin's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arizona State House, District 1||$123,336|
|2010||Arizona State House, District 1||$89,521|
|2008||Arizona State House, District 1||$20,630|
|2006||Arizona State House, District 1||$40,034|
|Grand Total Raised||$273,521|
2012Tobin 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|
|Total Raised in 2012||$123,336|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Tobin won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $89,521.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andy Tobin's campaign in 2010|
|Delgado, Robert M||$780|
|Associated Highway Patrolmen Of Arizona||$750|
|Jacobs Jr, Jeremy M||$750|
|Arizona Medical Association||$700|
|Total Raised in 2010||$89,521|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Tobin won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $20,630.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andy Tobin's campaign in 2008|
|Arizona Association Of Realtors||$600|
|Arizona Medical Association||$500|
|Barnes Jr, Stan O||$390|
|Boals, Richard L||$390|
|Total Raised in 2008||$20,630|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2006Tobin won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Tobin raised a total of $40,034.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2006 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andy Tobin's campaign in 2006|
|Hall Iii, George R||$120|
|Helfinstine, Scott K||$120|
|Total Raised in 2006||$40,034|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
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.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Andy + Tobin + Arizona + House"
Tobin and his wife Jennifer have five children.
- Official website
- Arizona House of Representatives - Representative Andy Tobin
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tobin
- Arizona Republic, "Racino racetracks floated as tax-hike alternative", May 21, 2009
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Arizona Elected Officials," February 2, 2012
- Arizona Secretary of State - Primary candidate list
- Arizona Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Primary results
- General election results
- 2008 general election results, Arizona
- Arizona House spending, 2008
- followthemoney.org, "Tobin, Andy," accessed May 22, 2013
- Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
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