J.D. Mesnard

I have the honor and privilege of serving in the Arizona House of Representatives and I am running for re-election this November for LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 17 (Chandler, Gilbert and Sun Lakes).

I ran for office because I was tired of politicians running for office on promises they were unable (or unwilling) to keep, claiming to be "different" only to turn out like everybody else: part of the system; part of the problem. I did not make grandiose promises, but pledged to keep an open door and an open mind. I also promised to put my constituents first and to use my background as a community college teacher and small business owner, and experience as a former legislative policy advisor to accomplish things that others could not.

I have kept those promises. In my first term as your Representative I introduced landmark job-creation legislation that was signed into law, for which I was named "Representative of the Year" by business leaders. I was also made Chairman of the prestigious House Commerce Committee. Other bills that I introduced and that are now law: directed more educational dollars into classrooms, created the Address Confidentiality Program for survivors of domestic violence and sexual offenses, outlawed a despicable practice known commonly as "revenge porn," helped employees who are owed wages, and promoted veteran-friendly college campuses. I also received the Open Government Leader of the Year award for legislation geared towards making government more transparent.

Serving as your Representative has been a distinct honor and I hope you will vote to extend that honor another two years! In the meantime, I would love to connect directly with you. My persona cell phone is: 480-650-4509. Or you can reach me in my office at the State Capitol: 602-926-4481. I prefer to have verbal conversations with folks, but if you'd rather go a different route, you can also text, email, Facebook-message, use Twitter, send letters... whichever fits your M.O.  In the meantime, know that I do not take lightly the responsibility that has been placed upon me as your elected State Representative.

Thanks for stopping by! God bless!



Representative J.D. Mesnard

District 17

Arizona House of Representatives


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