U.S. Senate delegation from Arizona

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Arizona.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Arizona are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Jeff Flake
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Arizona 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link
John McCain
John McCain.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Arizona 1987January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

Election history


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Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[1] Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Flake 49.2% 1,104,457
     Democratic Richard Carmona 46.2% 1,036,542
     Libertarian Marc Victor 4.6% 102,109
     Independent Steven Watts (Write-in) 0% 290
     Independent Don Manspeaker (Write-in) 0% 24
Total Votes 2,243,422
Source: Arizona Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jon Kyl won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jim Pederson (D) and Richard Mack (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Kyl incumbent 53.3% 814,398
     Democratic Jim Pederson 43.5% 664,141
     Libertarian Richard Mack 3.2% 48,231
     N/A Write-in 0% 12
Total Votes 1,526,782

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jon Kyl won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated William Toel (I), Vance Hansen (G) and Barry Hess, II (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Kyl incumbent 79.3% 1,108,196
     Independent William Toel 7.8% 109,230
     Green Vance Hansen 7.8% 108,926
     Libertarian Barry Hess, II 5.1% 70,724
Total Votes 1,397,076

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, John McCain won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Rodney Glassman (D), David Nolan (L), Jerry Joslyn (G) and a handful of write-in candidates in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McCain incumbent 41.4% 1,005,615
     Democratic Rodney Glassman 24.4% 592,011
     Libertarian David Nolan 32.9% 800,097
     Green Jerry Joslyn 1% 24,603
     Write-in Ian Gilyeat 0.2% 5,938
     Write-in Loyd Ellis 0% 160
     Write-in Santos Chavez 0% 39
     Write-in Sydney Dudikoff 0% 14
     Write-in Ray Caplette 0% 7
Total Votes 2,428,484

2004
On November 2, 2004, John McCain won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Stuart Starky (D) and Ernest Hancock (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McCain incumbent 76.7% 1,505,372
     Democratic Stuart Starky 20.6% 404,507
     Libertarian Ernest Hancock 2.6% 51,798
Total Votes 1,961,677

1998
On November 3, 1998, John McCain won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Ed Ranger (D), John Zajac (L) and Bob Park (Reform) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McCain incumbent 68.7% 696,577
     Democratic Ed Ranger 27.2% 275,224
     Libertarian John Zajac 2.3% 23,004
     Reform Bob Park 1.8% 18,288
     N/A Write-in 0% 187
Total Votes 1,013,280

1992
On November 3, 1992, John McCain won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Claire Sargent (D), Evan Mecham (I), Kiana Delamare (L) and Ed Finkelstein (New Alliance) in the general election.[7]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McCain incumbent 55.8% 771,395
     Democratic Claire Sargent 31.6% 436,321
     Independent Evan Mecham 10.5% 145,361
     Libertarian Kiana Delamare 1.6% 22,613
     New Alliance Ed Finkelstein 0.5% 6,335
     N/A Write-in 0% 26
Total Votes 1,382,051

1986
On November 4, 1986, John McCain won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Richard Kimball (D) and Write-in candidates Paul Rodriguez, Robert Winn and David Zilly in the general election.[8]

U.S. Senate, Arizona General Election, 1986
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McCain 60.5% 521,850
     Democratic Richard Kimball 39.5% 340,965
     Write-in Paul Rodriguez 0% 60
     Write-in Robert Winn 0% 28
     Write-in David Zilly 0% 18
Total Votes 862,921

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Arizona
Party Total
     Democratic 5
     Republican 7
Total Senators 12
Class 1 Senators from Arizona
Senator Years Served Party
Henry Fountain Ashurst 1912-1941 Democratic
Ernest W. McFarland 1941-1953 Democratic
Barry M. Goldwater 1953-1965 Republican
Paul J. Fannin 1965-1977 Republican
Dennis W. DeConcini 1977-1995 Democratic
Jon Kyl 1995-2013 Republican
Jeff Flake 2013-present Republican
Class 3 Senators from Arizona
Senator Years Served Party
Marcus A. Smith 1912-1921 Democratic
Ralph H. Cameron 1921-1927 Republican
Carl T. Hayden 1927-1969 Democratic
Barry M. Goldwater 1969-1987 Republican
John McCain 1987-Present Republican

See also

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