Michelle Ugenti-Rita

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger

Background

Michelle Ugenti-Rita was raised in Arizona. Having been impacted by the events of 2009: the recession, swine flu, and border migration crisis, she was inspired to join the race for the Arizona House of Representatives. She was a former Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 23 from 2011 to 2019 when she again assumed office till 2023. She has also worked as a commercial real estate agent, having graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business. She played rugby for the ASU Women’s Rugby Club team.

Key Issues

Protect State's Rights

Ugenti-Rita will oppose any federal bills that override legislatively enacted or voter-approved state laws

Holding County Election Officials Accountable

She will hold county election officials accountable to state laws and the rules of the Elections Procedures Manual in order to rebuild the public’s and voter’s confidence in our results. She will implement rules that will achieve and maintain the maximum degree of correctness, impartiality, uniformity, and efficiency on voting procedures.

Electronic Voting Systems

Ugenti-Rita will recruit experts in electronic voting systems and procedures to review electronica-voting systems.

Endorsements

None listed.

Sources

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