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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; Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs; Public Lands and Environmental Regulations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 3rd District, South; western Phoenix suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Raul Grijalva (D) 98,468 58.4%
Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (R) 62,663 37.1%
Blanca Guerra (LIBERT) 7,567 4.5%
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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