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2020 Voter's Guide

U.S. Senate – Arizona: Martha McSally

Marth McSally

"When you value people, you give them freedom."

- Sen. Martha McSally

Party: Republican

Occupation: U.S. Senator - Arizona

  • B.S. - Biology - U.S. Air Force Academy
  • M.A. - Public Policy - Harvard University

Relevant experience:
  • 1991-2010 - Fighter pilot - U.S. Air Force
  • 2015-2019 - U.S. House of Representatives - Arizona, District 2
  • 2019-present - U.S. Senate - Arizona (appointed)

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Personal Information:
  • Born: March 22, 1966 - Warwick, Rhode Island
  • Age: 54
  • Dog - Boomer
  • City of residence: Tucson
Biographic notes:
  • First female fighter pilot to fly a combat patrol
  • First woman to command a fighter squadron
  • Sued the Department of Defense policy requiring female service members to wear traditional attire while serving in the Middle East - policy later dropped

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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she and her family have a long history in the Desert Southwest.


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