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Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.)

  • District: 3rd District, South; western Phoenix suburbs
  • Residence: Tucson
  • Born: February 19, 1948; Tucson, Ariz.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Mona Grijalva; three children
  • Education: U. of Arizona, B.A. 1987 (sociology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Tucson Unified School District Governing Board, 1972; Tucson Unified School District Governing Board, 1974-86; Pima County Board of Supervisors, 1989-2002 (chairman, 1997, 2001-02); U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Workforce Protections); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 3rd District, South; western Phoenix suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (AZ-03 representative) Raul Grijalva (D) 98,468 58.4%
Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (R) 62,663 37.1%
Blanca Guerra (LIBERT) 7,567 4.5%
2010 general (AZ-07 representative) Raul Grijalva (D) 79,935 50.2%
Ruth McClung (R) 70,385 44.2%
Harley Meyer (I) 4,506 2.8%
George Keane (LIBERT) 4,318 2.7%
2008 general (AZ-07 representative) Raul Grijalva (D) 124,304 63.3%
Joseph Sweeney (R) 64,425 32.8%
Raymond Petrulsky (LIBERT) 7,755 3.9%
write-in (Write-In) 5  
2006 general (AZ-07 representative) Raul Grijalva (D) 80,354 61.1%
Ron Drake (R) 46,498 35.4%
Joe Cobb (LIBERT) 4,673 3.6%
2004 general (AZ-07 representative) Raul Grijalva (D) 108,868 62.1%
Joseph Sweeney (R) 59,066 33.7%
Dave Kaplan (LIBERT) 7,503 4.3%
2002 general (AZ-07 representative) Raul Grijalva (D) 61,256 59%
Ross Hieb (R) 38,474 37.1%
John Nemeth (LIBERT) 4,088 3.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 61% Mitt Romney: 37%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 41%

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