Harry Mitchell

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Harry E. Mitchell,born in Phoenix, Arizona, July 18, 1940 is the Democratic congressman from Arizona's Fifth District. He is a former mayor of Tempe and a former State Senator. He was first elected to Congress in 2006.

He was the chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party, voted in August 2005 after former Chairman Jim Pederson resigned to run for US Senate in Arizona against Jon Kyl. Senator Mitchell resigned from Chairman to run for Congress in Arizona's Fifth District, see Arizona U.S. House election, 2006.



  • graduated from Tempe High School, Tempe, Ariz., 1958
  • B.A., Arizona State University, Temp, e, Ariz., 1962
  • M.P.A., Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1980; teacher; professor;

Political history

  • Tempe city council, 1970-1978
  • mayor of Tempe, 1978-1994
  • member of the Arizona senate, 1999-2006
  • Arizona Democratic Party chairman, 2006-2006
  • elected as a Democrat to the 110th Congress (January 3, 2007-present).

2007 Committee assignments


Washington, D.C. Address
2434 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-2190

District Address
7201 East Camelback Road, Suite 335
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: 480-946-2411

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