In the state of Arizona, the office of the secretary of state is one that can be won through the electoral process.
Due to the fact that Arizona does not have a lieutenant governor, the Secretary is currently in the position of being first in line to take over as Governor.
The current position of the Secretary of State of Arizona is been held by Katie Hobbs.
Who is Secretary of State of Arizona Katie Hobbs?
Kathleen Marie Hobbs is a prominent politician and social worker in the United States.
Since January 2019, she has held the position of Secretary of State in Arizona.
She is a member of the Democratic Party and has served as an Arizona state senator for the 24th district, representing that district from 2013 to 2019; prior to that, she served as an Arizona state representative for the 15th district, representing that district from 2011 until 2013.
In the Arizona governor race in 2022, she will represent the Democratic Party as its nominee.
Hobbs received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work, first from Northern Arizona University and then from Arizona State University.
Both degrees are in the field of social work. Since 1992, Hobbs has been employed in the field of social work.
Hobbs is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and contributes to the teaching staff at Paradise Valley Community College as an adjunct faculty member. Pat is Hobbs’s spouse, and the couple has two children together.