July 28, 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 Ed Pastor (D) 104,489 81.7%
Joe Cobb (LIBERT) 23,338 18.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 72% Mitt Romney: 27%
2008 Barack Obama: 64% John McCain: 35%




Want Roll Call on your doorstep?