District: 3rd District Political Highlights: candidate for Tucson Unified School District Governing Board, 1972; Tucson Unified School District Governing Board, 1974-86; Pima County Board of Supervisors, 1989-2002; U.S. House, 2003-present Born: Feb. 19, 1948; Tucson, Ariz. Residence: Tucson Religion: Roman Catholic Family: Wife, Mona Grijalva; three children Education: U. of Arizona, B.A. 1987 Military Service: None Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (6th term) Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Workforce Protections); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation - Ranking Member)
Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows:
SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat.
FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible.
LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored.
TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge.
TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.