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Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.)

District: 9th District
Political Highlights: candidate for Phoenix City Council, 2001; independent nominee for Ariz. House, 2002; Ariz. House, 2005-11; Ariz. Senate, 2011-12; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: July 12, 1976; Tucson, Ariz.
Residence: Phoenix
Religion: None
Family: Single
Education: Brigham Young U., B.S.W. 1995; Arizona State U., M.A. 1999; Arizona State U., J.D. 2004; Arizona State U., Ph.D. 2012
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Oversight & Investigations)

Election History
2014generalKyrsten Sinema (D) 88,60954.7
Wendy Rogers (R) 67,84141.9
Powell Gammill (LIBERT) 5,6123.5
2012generalKyrsten Sinema (D) 121,88148.7
Vernon Parker (R) 111,63044.6
Powell Gammill (LIBERT) 16,6206.6
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Arizona Rep. Ed Pastor (D) is 43rd.


Arizona is 33rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@repsinema)

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has the most appearances so far this year.

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.