|Member of the Arizona Senate
from the 26th district
January 14, 2013
|Preceded by||Albert A. Melvin|
March 16, 1978 |
|Alma mater||Arizona State University|
|Profession||Mental health counselor|
Edward Zachary Ableser is a Democratic member of the Arizona Senate representing the 26th district. He was previously a member of the Arizona House of Representatives. His district includes parts of Mesa, Tempe, and south Scottsdale.
Ableser was appointed to fill the state senate term of former state senator Harry Mitchell and subsequently ran successfully for the Arizona House of Representatives. In 2012, he successfully ran for the Arizona Senate in the newly formed 26th district.
He is an alumnus of Arizona State University, holding a B.A. in political science and Chinese, and a master's degree in Counseling Psychology. He graduated in May, 2014, with a PhD in Justice Studies from Arizona State University, and also owns and runs Ableser Family Counseling, a mental health counseling firm.