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Revision as of 13:27, 9 July 2013

Rick Gray
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Arizona House of Representatives District 21
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Whip, Arizona House of Representatives
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$24,000/year
Per diem$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sGrace University
Personal
Place of birthOmaha, NE
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rick Gray is a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. In the 2013 session, Gray serves as Majority Whip. He has also served as precinct/state committeeman and vice chair for Republican Legislative District 9.

Biography

Gray earned his B.S. in Organizational Leadership/Biblical Studies from Grace University. He is currently attending Crown University. His professional experience includes working as a small business owner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gray served on the following committees:

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Rules, Vice Chair
Transportation
Capital Review
Income Tax Credit Review

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gray served on these committees:

Issues

Scorecards

Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

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.[1]

2012

Gray received a score of 68 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B+ according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 1 lower than his score on the 2011 report card. Gray’s 68 in 2012 was tied for the 12th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gray won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 21. He and incumbent Debbie Lesko ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Lesko Incumbent 30.1% 41,023
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Gray Incumbent 29.2% 39,791
     Democratic Carol Lokare 21.1% 28,715
     Democratic Sheri Van Horsen 19.7% 26,790
     Libertarian Helmuth Hack (Write-in) 0% 4
Total Votes 136,323

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gray and incumbent Debbie Lesko won the August 24 primary. They then defeated Democrat Shirley McAlister in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 9 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Debbie Lesko (R) 32,423
Green check mark transparent.png Rick Gray (R) 28,459
Shirley McAlister (D) 20,249
Arizona House of Representatives, District 9 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Debbie Lesko (R) 13,638
Green check mark transparent.png Rick Gray (R) 8,558
Diane M. Douglas (R) 7,763

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gray is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Gray raised a total of $69,047 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[6]

Rick Gray's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 21 Won $31,678
2010 Arizona State House, District 9 Won $37,369
Grand Total Raised $69,047

2012

Gray won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gray raised a total of $31,678.

2010

Gray won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Gray raised a total of $37,369.

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