United States congressional delegations from Arizona

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Since Arizona became a U.S. state in 1912, it has sent congressional delegations to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. Each state elects two senators to serve for six years, and members of the House to two-year terms. Before becoming a state, the Arizona Territory elected a non-voting delegate at-large to Congress from 1864 to 1912.

These are tables of congressional delegations from Arizona to the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.

Current delegation[edit]

Current U.S. senators from Arizona
()
Arizona

CPVI (2021)[1]:
R+3
Class I senator Class III senator
Kyrsten Sinema (cropped).jpg
Kyrsten Sinema
(Senior senator)
Mark Kelly, Official Portrait 117th (cropped).jpg
Mark Kelly
(Junior senator)
Party Democratic Democratic
Incumbent since January 3, 2019 December 2, 2020

Arizona's current congressional delegation in the 117th Congress consists of its two senators, both of whom are Democrats, and its nine representatives: 5 Democrats and 4 Republicans.

The current dean of the Arizona delegation is Representative Raúl Grijalva of 3rd district, having served in the House since 2003.

Current U.S. representatives from Arizona
District Member
(Residence)[2]
Party Incumbent since CPVI
(2021)[3]
District map
1st Tom O'Halleran 116th Congress.jpg
Tom O'Halleran
(Sedona)
Democratic January 3, 2017 R+2 Arizona US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Ann Kirkpatrick, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Ann Kirkpatrick
(Tucson)
Democratic January 3, 2019 D+2 Arizona US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Raul Grijalva Official Portrait, 2014.jpg
Raúl Grijalva
(Tucson)
Democratic January 3, 2003 D+13 Arizona US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Paul Gosar official portrait September 2016.jpg
Paul Gosar
(Prescott)
Republican January 3, 2011 R+22 Arizona US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Andy Biggs official portrait.jpg
Andy Biggs
(Gilbert)
Republican January 3, 2017 R+11 Arizona US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th David Schweikert official portrait 116th Congress.jpg
David Schweikert
(Fountain Hills)
Republican January 3, 2011 R+5 Arizona US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th Ruben Gallego official photo.jpg
Ruben Gallego
(Phoenix)
Democratic January 3, 2015 D+24 Arizona US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif
8th Debbie Lesko, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
Debbie Lesko
(Peoria)
Republican May 7, 2018 R+11 Arizona US Congressional District 8 (since 2013).tif
9th Greg Stanton, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Greg Stanton
(Phoenix)
Democratic January 3, 2019 D+9 Arizona US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif

United States Senate[edit]

Class I senator Congress Class III senator
Henry F. Ashurst (D) 62nd (1912–1913) Marcus A. Smith (D)
63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919)
66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923) Ralph H. Cameron (R)
68th (1923–1925)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929) Carl Hayden (D)
71st (1929–1931)
72nd (1931–1933)
73rd (1933–1935)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
Ernest McFarland (D) 77th (1941–1943)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953)
Barry Goldwater (R) 83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
88th (1963–1965)
Paul Fannin (R) 89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
91st (1969–1971) Barry Goldwater (R)
92nd (1971–1973)
93rd (1973–1975)
94th (1975–1977)
Dennis DeConcini (D) 95th (1977–1979)
96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983)
98th (1983–1985)
99th (1985–1987)
100th (1987–1989) John McCain (R)
101st (1989–1991)
102nd (1991–1993)
103rd (1993–1995)
Jon Kyl (R) 104th (1995–1997)
105th (1997–1999)
106th (1999–2001)
107th (2001–2003)
108th (2003–2005)
109th (2005–2007)
110th (2007–2009)
111th (2009–2011)
112th (2011–2013)
Jeff Flake (R) 113th (2013–2015)
114th (2015–2017)
115th (2017–2019)
Jon Kyl (R)
Kyrsten Sinema (D) 116th (2019–2021) Martha McSally (R)
Mark Kelly (D)
117th (2021–2023)

United States House of Representatives[edit]

1863–1912: 1 non-voting delegate[edit]

Starting on December 5, 1864, Arizona Territory sent a non-voting delegate to the House.

Congress Delegate from
Territory's at-large district
38th (1863–1865) Charles Debrille Poston (R)
39th (1865–1867) John Noble Goodwin (R)
40th (1867–1869) Coles Bashford (I)
41st (1869–1871) Richard Cunningham
McCormick
(U)
42nd (1871–1873)
43rd (1873–1875)
44th (1875–1877) Hiram Sanford Stevens (D)
45th (1877–1879)
46th (1879–1881) John G. Campbell (D)
47th (1881–1883) Granville Henderson
Oury
(D)
48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887) Curtis Coe Bean (R)
50th (1887–1889) Marcus A. Smith (D)
51st (1889–1891)
52nd (1891–1893)
53rd (1893–1895)
54th (1895–1897) Oakes Murphy (R)
55th (1897–1899) Marcus A. Smith (D)
56th (1899–1901) John Frank Wilson (D)
57th (1901–1903) Marcus A. Smith (D)
58th (1903–1905) John Frank Wilson (D)
59th (1905–1907) Marcus A. Smith (D)
60th (1907–1909)
61st (1909–1911) Ralph H. Cameron (R)
62nd (1911–1912)

1912–1943: 1 seat[edit]

Following statehood on February 14, 1912, Arizona had one seat in the House.

Congress At-large district
62nd (1912–1913) Carl Hayden (D)
63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919)
66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923)
68th (1923–1925)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929) Lewis Williams
Douglas
(D)
71st (1929–1931)
72nd (1931–1933)
73rd (1933–1935) Isabella Greenway (D)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939) John R. Murdock (D)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)

1943–1963: 2 seats[edit]

Following 1940 census, Arizona was apportioned two seats. For six years, the seats were elected at-large statewide on a general ticket. In 1949, districts were used.

Congress 2 seats elected on a general ticket
from Arizona's at-large district
1st seat 2nd seat
78th (1943–1945) John R. Murdock (D) Richard F. Harless (D)
79th (1945–1947)
80th (1947–1949)
Congress Districts
1st 2nd
81st (1949–1951) John R. Murdock (D) Harold Patten (D)
82nd (1951–1953)
83rd (1953–1955) John Jacob
Rhodes
(R)
84th (1955–1957) Stewart Udall (D)
85th (1957–1959)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
Mo Udall (D)

1963–1973: 3 seats[edit]

Following 1960 census, Arizona was apportioned three seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd
88th (1963–1965) John Jacob
Rhodes
(R)
Mo Udall (D) George F.
Senner Jr.
(D)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969) Sam Steiger (R)
91st (1969–1971)
92nd (1971–1973)

1973–1983: 4 seats[edit]

Following 1970 census, Arizona was apportioned four seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
93rd (1973–1975) John Jacob
Rhodes
(R)
Mo Udall (D) Sam Steiger (R) John Bertrand
Conlan
(R)
94th (1975–1977)
95th (1977–1979) Bob Stump (D) Eldon Rudd (R)
96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983)
Bob Stump (R)

1983–1993: 5 seats[edit]

Following 1980 census, Arizona was apportioned five seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
98th (1983–1985) John McCain (R) Mo Udall (D) Bob Stump (R) Eldon Rudd (R) Jim McNulty (D)
99th (1985–1987) Jim Kolbe (R)
100th (1987–1989) John Jacob
Rhodes III
(R)
Jon Kyl (R)
101st (1989–1991)
102nd (1991–1993)
Ed Pastor (D)

1993–2003: 6 seats[edit]

Following 1990 census, Arizona was apportioned six seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
103rd (1993–1995) Sam Coppersmith (D) Ed
Pastor
(D)
Bob
Stump
(R)
Jon Kyl (R) Jim
Kolbe
(R)
Karan English (D)
104th (1995–1997) Matt Salmon (R) John
Shadegg
(R)
J. D. Hayworth (R)
105th (1997–1999)
106th (1999–2001)
107th (2001–2003) Jeff Flake (R)

2003–2013: 8 seats[edit]

Following 2000 census, Arizona was apportioned eight seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
108th (2003–2005) Rick Renzi (R) Trent
Franks
(R)
John
Shadegg
(R)
Ed
Pastor
(D)
J. D. Hayworth (R) Jeff
Flake
(R)
Raúl
Grijalva
(D)
Jim Kolbe (R)
109th (2005–2007)
110th (2007–2009) Harry Mitchell (D) Gabby
Giffords
(D)
111th (2009–2011) Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
112th (2011–2013) Paul Gosar (R) Ben Quayle (R) David Schweikert (R)
Ron Barber (D)

2013–present: 9 seats[edit]

Since 2010 census, Arizona has been apportioned nine seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
113th (2013–2015) Ann
Kirkpatrick
(D)
Ron Barber (D) Raúl
Grijalva
(D)
Paul
Gosar
(R)
Matt
Salmon
(R)
David
Schweikert

(R)
Ed Pastor (D) Trent
Franks
(R)
Kyrsten
Sinema
(D)
114th (2015–2017) Martha
McSally
(R)
Ruben
Gallego
(D)
115th (2017–2019) Tom
O'Halleran
(D)
Andy
Biggs
(R)
Debbie
Lesko
(R)
116th (2019–2021) Ann
Kirkpatrick
(D)
Greg
Stanton
(D)
117th (2021–2023)

Key[edit]

Democratic (D)
Republican (R)
Unionist (U)
Independent (I)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Introducing the 2021 Cook Political Report Partisan Voter Index". Cook Political Report. Retrieved 2022-01-17.
  2. ^ "Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives". clerk.house.gov. Retrieved 2022-01-06.
  3. ^ "Introducing the 2021 Cook Political Report Partisan Voter Index". Cook Political Report. Retrieved 2022-01-06.