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Warde Nichols
Arizona House of Representatives District 21
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Business owner
Warde Nichols was a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing the 21st District from 2003 to 2011.

Nichols is the owner of a pool service & repair business. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Never Again Foundation, and a merit badge counselor/volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America.[1]

Committee assignments

Nichols's sponsored bills include:

  • HB 2073 - state equalization property tax repeal.
  • HB 2106 - prohibit photo radar; state highways
  • HB 2400 - partial-birth abortions; definition
  • HB 2426 - enhanced driver licenses; prohibition

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



See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nichols was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arizona House of Representatives.


On November 4, 2008, Nichols and Steven B. Yarbrough were elected to the 21st District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Phil Hettmansperger (D).[2]

Nichols raised $73,262 for the campaign, Yarbrough raised $74,489, and Hettmansperger raised $33,385.[3]

Arizona State House, District 21 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Warde Nichols (R) 46,478
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Yarbrough (R) 56,980
Phil Hettmansperger (D) 44,943

Campaign donors

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

Contributor 2008 total
Public Fund $71,067
Constance Weatherup $130
James M Hamilton $130
Jason E Isaak $130
Rosellen Papp $130

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arizona State House 21
Succeeded by
J.D. Mesnard