|Arizona's 9th congressional district|
|Current incumbent||Kyrsten Sinema |
|Gender||50.3% Female, 49.7% Male|
|Race||80.3% White, 5.9% Black, 4.4% Asian, 2% Native Am.|
|Median household income||$48,033|
|High school graduation rate||88.4%|
|College graduation rate||34.4%|
The 9th District
is based in Tempe, Arizona
, and is one of five primarily urban districts centered around Phoenix, Arizona
The new district's current (and first) representative is Krysten Sinema (D). She was elected to represent Arizona's 9th district in the November 2012 general election.
- See also: Arizona's 9th congressional district elections, 2012
The 9th congressional district of Arizona held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. The race was considered too close to call until November 12th, when Democrat Krysten Sinema was declared the winner, having narrowly defeated Republican opponent Vernon Parker (R) for the newly created 9th district seat.
- See also: Redistricting in Arizona
In 2011, the Arizona State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. As a result of population shifts, Arizona gained a new 9th district.