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Juan Mendez

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Representative Juan Mendez (D) District 26

Elected: 2012

Total Accepted: $991.96

Average Per Year: $495.98

(Based on AZSOS Database)

Juan Mendez is a first generation American and a native Arizonan. Having lived across Maricopa County he attended Tolleson Union High School, received his associate degree from Phoenix College, then graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Justice Studies from ASU. 

Juan's passion for politics and social justice is reflected in his commitment to building strong communities. On the City of Phoenix Human Services Advisory Committee, Juan works with fellow community leaders to recommend improvements to senior and family service centers and programs for the homeless. He also manages the nonprofit Community Voice Mail, where he connects thousands of people living in poverty, transition and homelessness to jobs, housing, information and hope 

Juan is not only a lifelong member of the Arizona Democratic Party but has worked for years to contribute to our state and local Democratic Party. He has held various offices and positions as an elected Precinct and State Committee Member, Chair of the Resolutions Committee on the state level, President of the ASU Young Democrats, Treasurer and Secretary at the district level, and as a Field Organizer helping to turn out Democratic voters and elect progressive Democrats. 

Elected to the State House of Representatives in 2012, Juan represents district 26 which includes north Tempe, northwest Mesa, and a large portion of the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community.

Source: azleg.gov

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