Ann Kirkpatrick

Born:March 24, 1950 (age 72)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-2011, 2013-2017 and 2019-present
Arizona House of Representatives, 2005-2007
Education:University of Arizona
University of Arizona College of Law

Ann Kirkpatrick assumed office as U.S. representative for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2019. Previously, she represented Arizona's 1st Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 2009-2011 and from 2013-2017. She ran as the 2016 Democratic nominee for Senate in Arizona, but lost to incumbent Senator John McCain.

Kirkpatrick was born near McNary, Arizona, on March 24, 1950. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona and continued to the University of Arizona College of Law to complete her law degree.

In 1980, Kirkpatrick became Coconino County's first female deputy county attorney. She went on to serve the city of Sedona as the city attorney. In 2004, she began teaching business law and ethics at Coconino Community College. In November 2004, Kirpatrick was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 2, serving from 2005 to 2007. She served as a ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, as well as the Education K-12 Committee.

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