Aug. 27, 2014 SIGN IN | REGISTER
Will retire at end of current term (announced Feb. 27, 2014)

Rep. Ed Pastor (D-Ariz.)

  • District: 7th District, Downtown Phoenix; part of Glendale
  • Residence: Phoenix
  • Born: June 28, 1943; Claypool, Ariz.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Verma Mendez Pastor; two children
  • Education: Arizona State U., B.A. 1966 (chemistry); Arizona State U., J.D. 1974
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, 1977-91; U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1991 (11th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Energy-Water; Financial Services; Transportation-HUD - Ranking Member); Select Intelligence (Oversight & Investigations)
Member Photo

See Ed Pastor's full CQ Member Profile, including in-depth political biographies of all members of Congress with CQ's analysis of what makes each member tick. CQ Member Profiles also provides:

  • Staff contacts
  • Voting records
  • Interest group ratings
  • Detailed district information
  • Vote studies on each member's record

State Information: 7th District, Downtown Phoenix; part of Glendale

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (AZ-07 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 104,489 81.7%
Joe Cobb (LIBERT) 23,338 18.3%
2010 general (AZ-04 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 61,524 66.9%
Janet Contreras (R) 25,300 27.5%
Joe Cobb (LIBERT) 2,718 3%
Rebecca DeWitt (GREEN) 2,365 2.6%
2008 general (AZ-04 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 89,721 72.1%
Don Karg (R) 26,435 21.2%
Rebecca DeWitt (GREEN) 4,464 3.6%
Joe Cobb (LIBERT) 3,807 3.1%
2006 general (AZ-04 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 56,464 72.5%
Don Karg (R) 18,627 23.9%
Ronald Harders (LIBERT) 2,770 3.6%
2004 general (AZ-04 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 77,150 70.1%
Don Karg (R) 28,238 25.7%
Gary Fallon (LIBERT) 4,639 4.2%
2002 general (AZ-04 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 44,517 67.4%
Jonathan Barnert (R) 18,381 27.8%
Amy Gibbons (LIBERT) 3,167 4.8%
2000 general (AZ-02 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 84,034 68.5%
Bill Barenholtz (R) 32,990 26.9%
Geoffrey Weber (LIBERT) 3,169 2.6%
Barbara Shelor (NL) 2,412 2%
1998 general (AZ-02 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 57,178 67.8%
Edward Clyde "Ed" Barron (R) 23,628 28%
Rick Duncan (LIBERT) 2,646 3.1%
Gregory R. Schultz (REF) 911 1.1%
1996 general (AZ-02 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 81,982 65%
Jim Buster (R) 38,786 30.8%
Alice Bangle (LIBERT) 5,333 4.2%
1994 general (AZ-02 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 62,589 62.3%
Robert MacDonald (R) 32,797 32.6%
James Bertrand (LIBERT) 5,060 5%
1992 general (AZ-02 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 90,693 66%
Don Shooter (R) 41,257 30%
Dan Detaranto (LIBERT) 5,423 4%
Robert Brown (Write-In) 5  
1991 special (AZ-02 representative) Ed Pastor (D) 32,289 55.5%
Pat Conner (R) 25,814 44.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 72% Mitt Romney: 27%
2008 Barack Obama: 64% John McCain: 35%

SIGN IN




OR

SUBSCRIBE

Want Roll Call on your doorstep?