Ann Kirkpatrick

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Ann Kirkpatrick was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 1st district of the State of Arizona from 2009 to 2011.


Positions, record and controversies

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According to her campaign Web site, Kirkpatrick has the following positions:


  • reduce prices of "basic necessities"
  • affordable healthcare
  • investment in infrastructure and renewable energy
  • create jobs[1]

Middle Class

  • disadvantaged
  • permanent tax cuts for 86 million families[1]

Gas Prices

  • utilize America's potential oil resources
  • keep American oil for America, not to be shared with China
  • ultimate goal: discover and expand renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power to increase U.S. independence, reduce energy spending, and stimulate new jobs in Arizona[1]


  • increase teachers' salaries
  • voluntary all day kindergarten
  • early education
  • improve access to resources for school districts
  • undo negative effects of No Child Left Behind Act[1]

Universal Health Care

  • reform harmful practices of insurance companies
  • expand S-CHIP to provide doctor care to children
  • Medicare reform: government should help reduce prescription drug costs[1]

War in Iraq

  • return troops "as soon as responsibly possible" and with input from military leaders
  • money for Iraq should go to struggling U.S. economy
  • Iraqi government responsible for furthering progress
  • allocate resources to combating terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, among other entities[1]


  • improve border security
  • increase resources and technologies for border patrols
  • "Smart Fence"
  • penalize employers who consciously hire illegal immigrants
  • requirements for illegal immigrants who want legal status: employment, English-speaking, pay fine, wait their turn; criminal illegal immigrants should be deported[1]

Second Amendment

  • supports Constitutional right
  • introduce gun education to public schools
  • lessen punishments for law-abiding citizens holding concealed weapons without permits [1]


Ann Kirkpatrick was born March 24, 1950, in McNary, Arizona on the White Mountain Apache nation. After graduating from Blue Ridge High School, she attended the University of Arizona and the University of Arizona College of Law.She was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004 and re-elected in 2006. She has two daughters.[2]

2008 elections

Kirkpatrick won the Democratic nomination in 2008, and was seeking to replace retiring incumbent Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.). She defeated Sydney Ann Hay in the November 4, 2008 general election.[3]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
EMILY's List$ 68,208
Pinnacle West Capital$ 20,500
Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte$ 13,450
Washington State University$ 12,800
Democrats Win Seats PAC$ 12,600
Planned Parenthood$ 10,850
Honeywell International$ 10,750
Salt River Project$ 10,603
AICI Investments$ 10,400
Renaissance Technologies$ 10,400
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
Links to more campaign contribution information for Ann Kirkpatrick
from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.
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Committees and affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Kirkpatrick will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.


More background data


DC office
  • 506 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-5311 Fax: 202-225-0254
    Webform email
District offices
  • 240 South Montezuma Street #101, Prescott, AZ 86303
    Ph: 928-445-3434 Fax: (none entered)
On the Web
Campaign office
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  • No campaign webform email entered.
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Articles and resources

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Issues
  2. Kirkpatrick for Congress
  3. Green Papers Arizona 2008 General Election

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