Arizona Republican Party

Arizona Republican Party
Chairman Jonathan Lines
Governor Doug Ducey
House Leader J. D. Mesnard
Senate Leader Steve Yarbrough
Headquarters 3501 North 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Student wing Arizona Federation of College Republicans
Youth wing Arizona Young Republicans
Ideology Historically:
  Social conservatism
  Fiscal conservatism
Political position Right-wing
National affiliation Republican Party
Colors Red
17 / 30
House of Representatives
35 / 60
U.S. Senate
2 / 2
U.S. House of Representatives
5 / 9

The Arizona Republican Party is the affiliate of the Republican Party in Arizona. Its headquarters is in Phoenix.[1]

Current structure

Here is the structure of the state party, as of Aug 2016.[2]

Elected officers of the State Committee

  • Robert Graham, State chairman
  • Parralee Schneider, First Vice Chairman
  • Gabby Saucedo-Mercer, Second Vice Chairman
  • Chris Campbell, Third Vice Chairman
  • Linda White, Secretary
  • Jonathan Lines, Treasurer
  • Alberto Gutier, Sergeant at Arms
  • Deborrah Miller, Assistant Secretary
  • John Stevens,Assistant Treasurer
  • George Ortiz, Assistant Sergeant at Arms
  • Lori Klein Corbin, National committeewoman
  • Bruce Ash, National committeeman

State Executive Committee

  • The 12 elected officers of the State Committee (listed above)
  • The 15 county Republican chairmen, first-vice and second-vice chairmen
  • The 28 Members-At-Large (3 from each of 9 congressional districts)
  • National Committeeman and National Committeewoman (RNC members)

State Committee

  • The 15 county Republican chairmen
  • One member for each three elected Republican PCs

The Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer elected at the biannual Statutory Meeting and other officers elected at the biannual Mandatory Meeting (except National Committeeman and Committeewoman, who are elected at quadrennial State Convention).

County committees

County committees include all PCs within that county. They meet in January after general elections to elect a chairman, two vice chairs, a secretary and a treasurer.

Legislative district committees

Legislative district committees exist in counties of more than 500,000 people (Maricopa and Pima Counties), and include all PCs within that district. Officers are elected at Organizational Meetings after the general election including a chairman, two vice chairs, a secretary and a treasurer.

Precinct committeemen

Precinct committeemen are elected one per precinct, plus one additional for each 125 registered voters of that party as of March 1 of the general election year. There are over 1,666 precincts statewide (including over 724 precincts in Maricopa County.)

Federal officials

These are the Republican Party members who hold federal offices.[3]

United States Senate

The Arizona Republican Party holds both seats in Arizona's delegation to the United States Senate.

United States House

The Arizona Republican Party is even with the Arizona Democratic Party in Arizona's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, holding four of the nine seats.

Current state officials

State Executive

The Arizona Republican Party is the majority party in the State Executive, holding 10 of 15 seats. The other 5 seats are held by nonpartisan politicians.[4]

State Senate

The Arizona Republican Party holds a majority in the Arizona State Senate, holding 17 of the 30 seats.[5]

State House

The Arizona Republican Party holds the majority in the State House of Representative, holding 36 of the 60 seats.[6]


  • Gail Barney (Queen Creek)
  • Bob Barrett (Peoria)
  • Kenny Evans (Payson)
  • Ed Honea (Marana)
  • John Insalaco (Apache Junction)
  • John Lewis (Gilbert)
  • Scott LeMarr (Paradise Valley)
  • Michael LeVault (Youngtown)
  • Georgia Lord (Goodyear)
  • Mark Nexsen (Lake Havasu City)
  • Lana Mook (El Mirage)
  • Christian Price (Maricopa)
  • Thomas Schoaf (Litchfield Park)
  • Thomas Shope (Coolidge)
  • Scott Smith (Mesa)
  • Jay Tibshraeny (Chandler)



Chairman Term
Orme Lewis 1938-1940
Carl Divelbis 1948-1950
Richard Myers 1952-1954
Richard Kleindienst 1956-1960
Stephen Shadegg 1960-1961
Richard Kleindienst 1961-1963
Keith Brown 1963-1965
Harry Rosenzweig 1965-1976
James Colter 1976-1978
Thomas Pappas 1978-1983
John Munger 1983-1985
Burton Kruglick 1985-1991
Gerald Davis 1991-1993
Dodie Londen 1993-1997
Mike Hellon 1997-1999
Michael Minnaugh 1999-2001
Bob Fannin 2001-2005
Matt Salmon 2005-2007
Randy Pullen 2007-2011
Tom Morrissey 2011-2013
Robert Graham 2013–2017
Jonathan Lines 2017–present

Former prominent Arizona Republicans

United States Delegates

United States Senators

United States Representatives

Territorial Governors

State Governors

See also


  1. "Home Archived May 9, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.." Arizona Republican Party. Retrieved on May 13, 2010.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-09-30. AZ GOP - FEDERAL OFFICIALS
  4. "Arizona state executive offices". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  5. "Member Roster". Arizona State Legislature. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  6. "Member Roster". Arizona State Legislature. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
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