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Chuck Gray
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Arizona State Senate District 19
Former member
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Business Founder / Entrepreneur
Chuck Gray (b. January 20, 1958) was a Republican member of the Arizona State Senate from 2007 to 2011. He represented the 19th District.

Chuck Gray earned his diploma from Mesa High School in 1976 and later attended Mesa Community College.

Gray began working as a Mason, Foreman, and Superintendent for the Family Construction Business. In 1976, Gray became a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Spain for two years. Starting in 1990, Gray worked as an officer in the Auto Theft Unit of the Mesa Police Department. There, he served as a detective, patrol officer, Spanish translator, community relations officer, field training officer, and Drug Abuse Resistance Education Officer until 2000. Since 1997, Gray has been the Chair/Founder of Automotive Accessories Internet Company.

Gray began his political experience in 2003 by serving as a representative for the Arizona State House of Representatives until 2006. In 2006, he was appointed to the Arizona State Senate where he currently serves as the Senate Majority Leader representing district 19.

Elections

2012

Gray initially decided to run for the 5th Congressional District of Arizona, but withdrew because he was unhappy with redistricting. He now supports former congressman Matt Salmon in the race.[1]

2010

Gray was eligible, but did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

In 2008 Chuck Gray was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 19. He ran unopposed and finished with 58,870 votes.[2] Gray raised $51,023 in campaign funds.

Arizona State Senate, District 19
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Gray (R) 58,870

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Gray raised $51,023 in campaign donations. Listed below are his top five donors.[3]

Donor Amount
Chuck Gray $2,700
Arizona Association of Realtors $1,000
Salt River Project $800
Home Builders Association of Central Arizona $700
Wells Fargo $686

Committee assignments

Chuck Gray served on the following committees:

See Chuck Gray's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.

Personal

Chuck Gray was both born and raised in Mesa, Arizona and is currently married to Connie Gray with six children. Gray follows the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arizona State Senate District 19
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Rich Crandall