Lupe Contreras

Born and raised in Cashion, Arizona, Guadalupe “Lupe” Chavira Contreras proudly ascribes much of his identity and passion for leadership and service to his deep personal and family roots in the community. Honored to first be elected to public office in 2012, Lupe served one term in the Arizona State House of Representatives before his election to the Arizona State Senate in 2014. Senator Contreras was selected as Minority Whip by his fellow Senate Democratic colleagues from 2015 through 2018 and presently serves as Assistant Minority Leader.