|Member of the Arizona Senate
from the 28th district
January 10, 2011
|Preceded by||Barbara Leff|
|Member of the Arizona House of Representatives
from the 11th district
January 2, 2006 – January 10, 2011
|Succeeded by||Kate Brophy McGee|
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)|
Adam Driggs is a Republican State Senator representing the 28th district. He is Chairman of the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Previously he was a member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing the 11th District from 2007 until 2011. He is the former Chairman of the Arizona House Judiciary Committee.
Adam Driggs was the recipient of the 2010 Legislator of the Year Award from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was also chosen as the 2015 Arizona Capitol Times' "Best Republican Senator" in their annual awards presentation.
Family, Education and Career
Driggs is married to his wife Leonore and together they have 4 Children: Emily, J.R., Charlie, and Walter.
Driggs has been a small business owner since 1997. He was a prosecutor for Maricopa County Attorney's Office from 1995-1997. He was also a clerk at a law firm in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Currently he is an Attorney at Driggs Law Group.
- 2014 Incumbent Driggs was unopposed in the Republican primary. Driggs defeated Democrat Kelli Butler and Libertarian Jim Iannuzo in the general election.
- 2012 Incumbent Driggs was unopposed in the Republican primary. Driggs defeated Democrat Eric Shelley in the general election.
- 2010 Driggs ran for the State Senate and defeated Rich Davis and Andrew Smigielski in the Republican primary and then defeated Democrat Rita Dickinson in the November 2 general election.
- 2008 Driggs and Democrat Eric Meyer were elected to the 11th District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating Republican Jon Altmann.
- 2006 Driggs and Don Hesselbrock defeated incumbent John Allen in an upset in the Republican primary. In a second upset, Driggs and Democrat Mark Anthony Desimone defeated Hesselbrock in the General election.
- "Senator Adam Driggs Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
- "State of Arizona Official Canvass 2014 General Election November 4, 2014" (PDF). Phoenix, Arizona: Secretary of State of Arizona. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
- "State of Arizona Official Canvass 2012 General Election November 6, 2012" (PDF). Phoenix, Arizona: Secretary of State of Arizona. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
- "State of Arizona Official Canvass 2010 General Election – November 2, 2010" (PDF). Phoenix, Arizona: Secretary of State of Arizona. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
- "State of Arizona Official Canvass 2008 Primary Election – September 2, 2008" (PDF). Phoenix, Arizona: Secretary of State of Arizona. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
- Arizona Senate – Sen. Adam Driggs Official AZ Senate Site
- Project Vote Smart – Senator Adam Driggs (AZ) profile
- Ballotpedia Page
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