Eddie Farnsworth

 

 
Former Republican member of the Arizona State Senate, representing District 12. He assumed office in 2019. He left office on January 10, 2021. Farnsworth ran for election to the Arizona State Senate to represent District 12. He won in the general election on November 6, 2018. Farnsworth is a former Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 12 from 2013 to 2019. He was moved to District 12 from District 22 because of redistricting. He represented District 22 from 2003 to 2009 and again from 2011 to 2013. He also represented District 30 from 2001 to 2003. He served as majority leader from 2003 to 2004. Farnsworth was unable to run for re-election in 2018 to the Arizona House of Representatives because of term limits.

Sources: Wikipedia, Ballotpedia & Vote Smart

Arizona State Senator Says Eddie Farnsworth Wanted Amendment To Help Married Rapists
Feb. 21, 2020
Activists Said A Proposal Was Racist. The GOP Chairman Had State Troopers Remove Them
Feb. 13, 2020
Eddie Farnsworth Bravely Speaks Up for All Victims Named Eddie Farnsworth
May, 28, 2019
Arizonans For Charter School Accountability: The Secrecy Continues
Apr. 10, 2019
Dropping The Hammer On AZ Elections Bills
"Eddie Farnsworth pounded his gavel so hard some thought he might break it. The Republican senator was cutting off a speaker during a hearing last week on a controversial elections bill"
Feb. 10, 2019
Eddie Farnsworth Profits From Charter Schools While Serving As Legislator Responsible For Arizona Oversight Of Charter Schools
Dec. 5, 2018
Lawmaker Eddie Farnsworth Nets $13.9 Million In Charter-School Sale, Keeps Getting Paid
Nov. 28, 2018
Center for Arizona Policy
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Senate LD-12
Question 4: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 9: Protecting a parent’s right to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same– sex attraction or gender identity issues to help them reach their desired outcome.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
This is in reference to the dangerous and disproven "Reparative Therapy".

         

Charter Board Vote Allows Eddie Farnsworth, School Operator And Lawmaker, To Make Millions
"That move will allow Farnsworth, a longtime Republican state representative, to sell the campuses — PAID FOR WITH STATE TAX DOLLARS — to the non-profit company "
Sep. 11, 2018
Arizona House: Women Need To Answer List Of Questions Before Getting An Abortion
Apr. 10, 2018
Here Are The Koch Brothers' 5 Favorite (And 5 Least Favorite) Arizona Legislators
Aug. 20, 2017
Center for Arizona Policy
2016 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-12
Question 4: Adding "sexual orientation," "gender identity," or "gender expression" to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 6: Prohibiting government from discriminating against an individual, organization, or small business based on their beliefs about marriage.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 10: Implementing policies to allow students and faculty to use the restroom, locker room, and shower room that aligns with their gender identity.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

         

Nearly $500K In ‘Dark Money’ Spent On Arizona 2016 Legislative Primary
Aug. 23, 2016
Bills Would Limit Access To Public Records In Arizona
Feb. 3, 2016
Center for Arizona Policy
2014 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-12
Question 9: Arizona’s voter-approved constitutional definition of marriage should be defended to the fullest extent legally possible.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 11: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 15: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Charter School Run By Arizona House Republican Eddie Farnsworth Accused Of Christian Bias In English Class
Aug. 6, 2014
List Of Arizona Republicans Who Voted For Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill
Feb. 28, 2014
Arizona Passes Bill Allowing Businesses To Snub Gay Couples
"The bill’s sponsors, Republican Sens. Steve Yarbrough and Rep. Eddie Farnsworth, say that the bill protects the religious liberty of Arizona citizens."
Feb. 21, 2014

 

SB 1062 - A bill to amend an existing law to give any individual or legal entity an exemption from any state law if it substantially burdened their exercise of religion, including Arizona law requiring public accommodation.

 

SB 1178 - Authorizes Individuals to use Potential Infringements of Religious Freedom as a Claim or Defense
Eddie Farnsworth Blocked Hearing For Anti-Child-Sex-Trafficking Bill, Time Running Out For Striker
Mar. 16, 2013
Why Eddie "Little Lord" Farnsworth And Fellow GOPers Need To Suppress The Latino Vote
Mar. 14, 2013
'Fast Eddie' Farnsworth Applies Nullification Theory To Education
Mar. 8, 2013
Center for Arizona Policy
2012 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-12
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 11: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Center for Arizona Policy
2010 Survey Questions For Arizona And County Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-22
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 12: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

 

SCR-1042 - Vote to pass a resolution that proposes a constitutional amendment to allow only a union of one man and one woman to be recognized as a marriage in Arizona.

Center for Arizona Policy
2006 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-22
Question 7: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 8: . Adding “sexual orientation” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.

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