Helen Hunter

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Challenger

Background

Helen Hunter is from Ohio and moved to Arizona in 2006. Hunter obtained a B.A. in education and has a PhD in theology, humanities, and pastoral leadership. She led a 5-year project that helped families transition from renting to owning homes. Hunter serves in roles related to organization, social justice advocacy, church, and business. Since coming to Arizona, she has expanded the ministry to help the homeless, and done community outreach work specializing in healthcare, housing, and social justice. She has supported communities in different ways, including assisting the implementation of non-smoking policies in collaboration with Arizonans Concerned About Smoking (ACAS) and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). Another way she has worked with the community is by being leader of the East Valley NAACP for over 6 years. Helen Hunter is married and is a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Key Issues

Healthcare

Hunter supports affordable healthcare and access to quality education for everyone. 

Environment

She wants to have environmental accountability, including controlling climate change and fighting for climate justice. 

Prisons

Hunter supports a reformed criminal justice system.

Equality

She promotes and envisions a strengthened democracy, economy, and movement towards social equality. 

Endorsements

Hunter has not yet received public endorsements.

Sources

https://yourvalley.net/apache-junction-independent/stories/meet-your-candidate-helen-hunter-seeks-district-16-house-seat,188275

https://www.hunterforld16.com/who-is-helen-hunter/