Victoria Steele

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Victoria Steele
Member of the Arizona House of Representatives
from the 9th district
In office
January 2013 – January 11, 2016
Serving with Randy Friese
Succeeded by Matt Kopec
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Residence Tucson, Arizona
Alma mater Prescott College
University of Phoenix

Victoria Steele is a former Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, serving until 2016. Before serving in the legislature, Steele had a career as a radio and TV anchor. Steele is a descendant of the Seneca people.[1]

In July 2015, she announced that she would run in the 2nd congressional district of Arizona for the 2016 United States House of Representatives, hoping to challenge incumbent Martha McSally.[2] She resigned from the Arizona legislature in January 2016 to focus on her congressional race.[3] Steele has been endorsed in the Democratic primary by U.S. Representative Raúl Grijalva.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Victoria Steele". Arizona State Legislature. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 
  2. ^ The Tucson Weekly, "It's Official: State Rep. Victoria Steele is Running for Congress & Hopes to Unseat McSally," July 7, 2015
  3. ^ Nintzel, Jim (January 12, 2016). "State Rep. Victoria Steele Resigns To Focus on Congressional Run: Who Wants To Be a Lawmaker?". Tucson Weekly. Retrieved February 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Grijalva puts weight behind Steele candidacy". Retrieved 2016-02-21. 
  5. ^ "Grijalva Endorses Steele in CD2 Dem Primary: "Victoria Represents Big Goals and Big Ideas"". Tucson Weekly. Retrieved 2016-02-21. 

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