List of United States senators from Arizona

Current delegation

Arizona was admitted to the Union on February 14, 1912. U.S. senators from Arizona belong to Class 1 and Class 3 and are popularly elected for a six-year term beginning January 3. Elections are held the first Tuesday after November 1. The state's current U.S. senators are Independent Kyrsten Sinema, serving since 2019, and Democrat Mark Kelly, serving since 2020.

List of senators

Class 1

Class 1 U.S. senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 2000, 2006, 2012, and 2018. The next election will be in 2024.

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Class 3

Class 3 U.S. senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 2010, 2016, 2020 (special election), and 2022. The next election will be in 2028.

# Senator Party Dates in office Electoral history T T Electoral history Dates in office Party Senator #
Vacant Feb 14, 1912 –
Mar 27, 1912
Arizona became a state February 14, 1912, but didn't elect its U.S. senators until March 27. 1 62nd 1 Arizona became a state February 14, 1912, but didn't elect its U.S. senators until March 27. Feb 14, 1912 –
Mar 27, 1912
Vacant
1 Henry Fountain Ashurst.jpg
Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic Mar 27, 1912 –
Jan 3, 1941
Elected in 1912. Elected in 1912. Mar 27, 1912 –
Mar 3, 1921
Democratic Marcus Aurelius Smith.jpg
Marcus A. Smith
1
63rd
64th 2 Re-elected in 1914.
Lost re-election.
Re-elected in 1916. 2 65th
66th
67th 3 Elected in 1920.
Lost re-election.
Mar 4, 1921 –
Mar 3, 1927
Republican Senator Ralph Cameron.jpg
Ralph H. Cameron
2
Re-elected in 1922. 3 68th
69th
70th 4 First elected in 1926. Mar 4, 1927 –
Jan 3, 1969
Democratic CarlHayden.jpg
Carl Hayden
3
Re-elected in 1928. 4 71st
72nd
73rd 5 Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Lost renomination.
5 74th
75th
76th 6 Re-elected in 1938.
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Ernest McFarland
Democratic Jan 3, 1941 –
Jan 3, 1953
Elected in 1940. 6 77th
78th
79th 7 Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Lost re-election.
7 80th
81st
82nd 8 Re-elected in 1950.
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Barry Goldwater
Republican Jan 3, 1953 –
Jan 3, 1965
First elected in 1952. 8 83rd
84th
85th 9 Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Retired to run for U.S. President.
9 86th
87th
88th 10 Re-elected in 1962.
Retired.
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Paul Fannin
Republican Jan 3, 1965 –
Jan 3, 1977
Elected in 1964. 10 89th
90th
91st 11 Elected again in 1968. Jan 3, 1969 –
Jan 3, 1987
Republican Senator Goldwater 1960 color.jpg
Barry Goldwater
4
Re-elected in 1970.
Retired.
11 92nd
93rd
94th 12 Re-elected in 1974.
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Dennis DeConcini
Democratic Jan 3, 1977 –
Jan 3, 1995
Elected in 1976. 12 95th
96th
97th 13 Re-elected in 1980.
Retired.
Re-elected in 1982. 13 98th
99th
100th 14 Elected in 1986. Jan 3, 1987 –
Aug 25, 2018
Republican John McCain official portrait 2009.jpg
John McCain
5
Re-elected in 1988.
Retired.
14 101st
102nd
103rd 15 Re-elected in 1992.
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Jon Kyl
Republican Jan 3, 1995 –
Jan 3, 2013
Elected in 1994. 15 104th
105th
106th 16 Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000. 16 107th
108th
109th 17 Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Retired.
17 110th
111th
112th 18 Re-elected in 2010.
7 Jeff Flake, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Jeff Flake
Republican Jan 3, 2013 –
Jan 3, 2019
Elected in 2012.
Retired.
18 113th
114th
115th 19 Re-elected in 2016.
Died.
Aug 25, 2018 –
Sep 4, 2018
Vacant
Appointed to continue McCain's term.
Resigned.
Sep 4, 2018 –
Dec 31, 2018
Republican Jon Kyl, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
Jon Kyl
6
  Dec 31, 2018 –
Jan 3, 2019
Vacant
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Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Jan 3, 2019 –
Present
Elected in 2018.
Left the Democratic Party on December 9, 2022.
19 116th Appointed to continue McCain's term.
Lost election to finish McCain's term.
Jan 3, 2019 –
Dec 2, 2020
Republican Sen. Martha McSally official Senate headshot 116th congress.jpg
Martha McSally
7
Elected in 2020 to finish McCain's term. Dec 2, 2020 –
Present
Democratic Mark Kelly, Official Portrait 117th (cropped).jpg
Mark Kelly
8
117th
Independent
118th 20 Re-elected in 2022.
To be determined in the 2024 election. 20 119th
120th
121st 21 To be determined in the 2028 election.
# Senator Party Years in office Electoral history T   T Electoral history Years in office Party Senator #
Class 1 Class 3

See also

References

  • "Senate Class I – History". Our Campaigns. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  • "Senate Class III – History". Our Campaigns. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
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