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Martha Garcia

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Martha Garcia
Arizona House of Representatives District 13
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Maricopa County Department of Health
Martha Garcia was a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing the 13th District from 2005 to 2011. She has also served as President of the Cartwright Elementary School Board since 1998

Garcia works as Community Mobilization Manager for the Maricopa County Department of Health, and has served as Director of the It's a Baby's Life Project.

Garcia is President of the Cartwright Education Foundation and Maryvale Village Block Watch Alliance, grassroots organizer for the Valley Interfaith Project, and member of the National School Boards Association.[1]

Committee assignments

Garcia's sponsored bills include:

  • HB 2424 - illegal dumping; penalties
  • HB 2475 - unlawful employee termination; family responsibilities
  • HB 2579 - presidential preference election; independent voters
  • HB 2590 - cellular telephones; minors; driving use

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



See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

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


On November 4, 2008, Garcia and Steve Gallardo were elected to the 13th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Timothy Schwartz (R).[2]

Garcia raised $7,240 for the campaign, Gallardo raised $41,714, and Schwartz raised $56,294.[3]

Arizona State House, District 13 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Martha Garcia (D) 17,627
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Gallardo (D) 16,381
Timothy Schwartz (R) 9,785

Campaign donors

Below are Garcia's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[4]

Contributor 2008 total
AZ Education Assoc $1,600
Arizona List $500
Arizona Medical Assoc $500
Arizona Assoc of Realtors $500
Arizona Dental Assoc $400

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arizona State House District 13
Succeeded by
Richard Miranda