Ann Kirkpatrick

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REPRESENTATIVE ANN KIRKPATRICK

D-ARIZONA DISTRICT 2

RACE SUMMARY: 

VOTING RECORD: GovTrack.us, VoteSmart.org

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

BORN: 3/14/1950

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: University of Arizona (B.A.) University of Arizona (J.D.)

OCCUPATION: Attorney

RELIGIONRoman Catholic

FAMILY: Married, 2 children

Career:

  • Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives
  • 2013-2017: U.S. Representative from Arizona's 1st Congressional District
  • 2009-2011: U.S. Representative from Arizona's 1st Congressional District
  • 2005-2007: Arizona House of Representatives
  • 1980: Deputy county attorney, Coconino County, Arizona

Committees:

  • N/A

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a two-state solution 
  • Supports a strong US-Israel relationship
  • Signed the 2010 Hoyer-Cantor letter reaffirming committment to an unbreakable US-Israeli bond and a peaceful two-state solution
  • Supports the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal)

 

CHOICE


  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Opposes defunding Planned Parenthood
  • Cosponsored the Women's Health Protection Act in 2013
  • Supports access to safe, legal abortions without restrictions
  • Endorsed by EMILY's List
  • 100% rating from Planned Parenthood

 

In Her Own Words


"“Israel is a critical ally in our fight against terrorism, and both sides gain so much from our unique strategic partnership.” 1

"I am pro-choice. Women have the right to make their own health-care decisions, and our government should never limit women's access to reproductive health services." 2

SOURCES: 1) www.votesmart.org  2) www.votesmart.org 

Interesting Facts


Kirkpatrick was raised on White Mountain Apache Nation reservation, located in eastern Arizona, where she learned to speak Apache in addition to English.