Legislative district 26 contains parts of Mesa, Phoenix, and Tempe along with a sizeable amount of unincorporated county land. It is 120.40 square miles. The district is 98.59 percent urban covering 47.80 percent of its land area and 1.41 percent rural covering 60.30 percent of its land area. LD 26 contains part of the Salt River Reservation.

2016 Elections results

Arizona House of Representatives
Isela Blanc (Democrat) 26981
Athena Salman (Democrat) 28038
Cara Nicole Trujillo (Green) 9941
Steven Adkins (Republican) 19469
Arizona Senate
Juan Jose Mendez (Democrat) 40995

Representative Isela Blanc

Party: Democratic

Home city: N/A

Occupation: N/A

Committees:

  • Federalism, Property Rights and Public Policy
  • Local and International Affairs

Introduced bills in 2018:

Bill Number Short/NOW Title
HB2358 charter school board members; conflicts
HB2359 appropriations; primary care loan repayment
HB2360 juvenile delinquency; minimum age
HB2361 schools; prohibited courses; repeal
HB2362 law enforcement ordered vehicle tows
HB2363 results-based funding; schools; repeal
HB2364 charter schools; procurement requirements
HB2365 charter school governance; meetings; records
HB2465 family leave
HB2466 escort vehicles; markings; lights
HB2467 employment; employee work scheduling
HB2468 state personnel system; covered.
HB2627 contracting; investments; prohibition; border wall
HB2628 criminal nuisance; commercial property; penalty
HB2629 youth entrepreneurship; pilot program; appropriation

Representative Athena Salman

Party: Democratic

Home city: N/A

Occupation: N/A

Committees:

  • Banking and Insurance
  • Government

Introduced bills in 2018:

Bill Number Short/NOW Title
HB2218 contraception; cost sharing prohibition
HB2219 crime statistic reporting; requirements
HB2220 motor vehicle title loans; prohibition
HB2221 family planning; grant distribution; repeal
HB2222 feminine hygiene products; requirements; appropriation
HB2223 appropriation; financial aid trust fund
HB2224 employers; employee salary history; prohibitions
HB2225 insurance premium tax reductions; freeze
HB2226 student loan servicers; licensure
HB2227 abortion; religious employers; contraception; repeal.
HB2366 credit security freezes; prohibit fees
HB2634 retirement systems; investment fees; disclosures
HB2637 wage disclosure; employee rights
HB2638 prisoners; visitation; health care; ombudsman
HB2639 investment management services; excise tax
HB2640 sexual assault victims; study committee
HB2641 public works; prohibited agreements; repeal
HB2642 state employees; political activities

Senator Juan Mendez

Party: Democratic

Home city: N/A

Occupation: N/A

Committees:

  • Government
  • Transportation and Technology

Introduced bills in 2018:

Bill Number Short/NOW Title
SB1225 schools; compulsory attendance age; increase
SB1226 employees; school conferences; leave
SB1227 repeal; right to work.
SB1228 temporary services employer; employees; rights
SB1229 water infrastructure finance authority; appropriation
SB1230 diaper changing stations; public restrooms.
SB1231 justification; deadly physical force; exceptions
SB1232 toll roads; conversion; prohibition
SB1233 death penalty; repeal
SB1234 supplemental appropriation; foster care placement
SB1315 VLT; alternative fuel classification; repeal.
SB1316 motor fuel taxes
SB1322 child care waiting list; appropriation
SB1336 elections; polling places; standards
SB1345 criminal justice commission; legislative recommendations
SB1356 sex education curricula; requirements
SB1357 postsecondary institutions; sexual consent policies
SB1358 schools; health information; website posting
SB1359 corporate tax freeze; educational outcomes
SB1360 health care providers; pregnancy; ultrasounds
SB1361 abortion; parental consent; counseling exception
SB1362 abortion; parental consent; exception
SB1363 nursing board; rules; abortion
SB1364 telemedicine; abortion; prohibition repeal
SB1365 racial impact; analysis; legislative council
SB1366 appropriation; information and referral service
SB1367 voting; ranking; ballot format
SB1368 G&F; appointment recommendation board; repeal
SB1369 large electronics; recycling
SB1370 public facilities; environmental policies
SB1371 hydraulic fracturing; prohibition
SB1372 energy measuring; containers; prohibition; repeal
SB1373 prohibition; pesticides
SB1413 assisting federal law enforcement; prohibition.
SB1414 terminally ill; care choices
SB1415 corporate minimum income tax.
SB1416 SNAP; benefit match; farmers markets
SB1417 employment practices; consumer reports; limitation
SB1418 presidential candidates; electors; tax returns
SB1419 redistricting data; inmates; residential address
SB1428 misconduct involving weapons; firearm storage
SB1429 released prisoners; discharge accounts; cash
SB1430 military and surveillance equipment; approval
SB1479 corporate income tax; apportionable income
SB1480 affordable housing; tax assessment
SB1481 vacancies; United States senator
SB1482 inmate telephone system service contracts
SCM1001 urging Congress; Glass-Steagall act
SCM1004 climate change
SCM1005 Grand Canyon; uranium mining; opposing
SCR1008 right to work; repeal.
SCR1013 public programs; citizens; repeal.
SCR1017 violence prevention; support
SCR1022 voting age; sixteen years
SCR1023 Chicanx history week