|Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|January 3, 2011 - Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Predecessor||Tom Horne (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 consecutive terms|
|Arizona State Senate|
|Arizona House of Representatives|
|Chandler City Council|
|Bachelor's||North Arizona University|
|Master's||Arizona State University|
|Birthday||March 3, 1954|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Political career
- 2.1 Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction (2011-Present)
- 2.2 Arizona State Senate (2005–2010)
- 2.3 Arizona House of Representatives (2000–2004)
- 2.4 Arizona State Senate (1992–2000)
- 2.5 Chandler City Council (1984–1992)
- 3 Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Personal
- 6 Recent news
- 7 See also
- 8 External links
- 9 References
After earning his degrees, Huppenthal worked as a Senior Planning Analyst for the Salt River Project.
Huppenthal earned his B.S. in Engineering from North Arizona University. He later earned his M.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction (2011-Present)
Huppenthal was first elected on November 2, 2010 and took office on January 3, 2011.
Arizona State Senate (2005–2010)
Huppenthal served on the following committees:
- Education Accountability and Reform Committee, Arizona Senate Chairperson
- Judiciary Committee, Arizona Senate Vice Chairperson
- Retirement and Rural Development Committee, Arizona Senate
- K-12 School District Receivership Study Committee, Arizona State Legislature
See John Huppenthal's official website for a list of sponsored legislation.
Arizona House of Representatives (2000–2004)
He served as a representative to the Arizona State House of Representatives from 2001 to 2004.
Arizona State Senate (1992–2000)
Huppenthal served a state senator from District 6. He was elected in 1992 and subsequently in 1994, 1996, and 1998.
Chandler City Council (1984–1992)
Huppenthal began his political career by serving as a member of the city council for the City of Chandler from 1984 to 1992.
Huppenthal is eligible to run for re-election as the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction. As of August 6, 2013, he had not declared his intention for the race.
Huppenthal was eligible to run for re-election for the Arizona State Senate, but decided to run for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction instead. Huppenthal won election on November 2, 2010 and took office on January 3, 2011.
|Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2010|
|Election Results Via: Arizona Secretary of State|
In 2008 Huppenthal was re-elected to Arizona State Senate District 20. He finished with 44,245 votes while his opponent Ted Maish finished with 34,426. Huppenthal raised $72,482 for his campaign fund.
|Arizona State Senate, District 20|
|John Huppenthal (R)||44,245|
Comprehensive donor information for John Huppenthal is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, John Huppenthal raised a total of $554,366 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 5, 2013.
Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of John Huppenthal's donors each year. Click [show] for more information.
|John Huppenthal's Campaign Contributions|
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction
Arizona State Senate
Arizona State Senate
Arizona State Senate
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$226,830 (Dem.)||$49,052 (Dem.)||$30,855 (Dem.)||$0 (Lib.)|
|Top 5 contributors||Public Fund||$229,679||Public Fund||$69,252||Public Fund||$29,863||Public Fund||$61,260|
|William Andrew McClelland||$280||Deidre J. Mangum||$130||Courtney Levinus||$120||Robert Anderson||$110|
|David Jerman||$280||Wendy G. Briggs||$130||John Van Devier||$120||Michelle A. Ahlmer||$110|
|John Frank Huppenthal||$254||Mike Gardner||$130||Jaime Molera||$120||Jeffery A. Sandquist||$110|
|Larkin Hicks||$200||15 additional donors||$130||16+ additional donors||$120||15 additional donors||$110|
John and his wife Jennifer have two children.
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- Appeal of court ruling favoring shutdown of Mexican American Studies program ... - Arizona Daily Star
- Federal officials: Arizona must defend teacher-evaluation system - Arizona Republic
- American Library Association Defends Banned Mexican American Studies ... - Huffington Post
- Its PISA Week Libraries: Don't leave us out of E-Rate Arizonas high-risk ... - Politico
- Arizona's NCLB Waiver in Jeopardy Over Teacher Evaluations - Education Week News (blog)
- US education officials: Arizona an at-risk state - Arizona Daily Star
- Gov. Jan Brewer to make 2nd try on performance-based school funds - Arizona Republic
- Ruling On Arizona Ethnic Studies Law Appealed - Huffington Post
- State's high schools show huge disparity in college grad rates - Arizona Republic
- East Valley high schools push incentives for exceeding AIMS scores - East Valley Tribune
- Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction
- Superintendent of Public Instruction
- Arizona Treasurer
- Attorney General of Arizona
- Governor of Arizona
- Lieutenant Governor of Arizona
- Arizona Secretary of State
- Official Arizona State Senate website of Senator John Huppenthal
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008 2006 2004 2002 2000, 1998, 1996
- Biography from Arizona Department of Education
- Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction website
- Arizona Department of Education "Biography" Accessed September 18, 2012
- Rick Santorum for President, "Arizona Superintendent Of Public Instruction Endorses Santorum For President," February 26, 2012
- Arizona State Legislature "Biography" Accessed September 19, 2012
- Superintendent John Huppenthal Facebook Page "Info" Accessed January 17, 2013
- Arizona State Senate official election results
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for John Huppenthal," accessed July 5, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
|Arizona State Senate District 20
| Succeeded by|
John McComish (R)
Tom Horne (R)
|Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction
| Succeeded by|