Sean (Sean) Bowie (D-SS18)
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Arizona State Senate
Room 308 Capitol Complex - Senate 1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890

District Office:
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 4/21/1984
Committee Assignments
MemberSenate Committee on Commerce
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
MemberJoint Legislative Budget Committee
MemberJoint Committee on Capital Review
MemberJoint Legislative Committee on Income Tax Credit Review
Counties Representing


Member Since- 2017 Senator Sean Bowie represents Legislative District 18, which includes Ahwatukee, south Tempe, west Chandler, and southwest Mesa. Sean is serving his second term, after first winning office in November 2016 and winning re-election in November 2018.

Sean and his family first moved to Legislative District 18 in 1994. A product of the Kyrene Elementary and Tempe Union High School districts, Sean graduated from Mountain Pointe High School in 2002. Sean then went on to ASU, receiving degrees in Political Science and History. Sean received his Master's degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2013.

Prior to serving in the Senate, Sean worked for the Provost's office at his alma mater, Arizona State University. He worked daily on issues including expanding need-based financial aid for working Arizona families, increasing resources for first-year students, and expanding online educational opportunities and increasing access for students.

Sean serves on the Senate Appropriations, Senate Finance, and Senate Commerce Committees. In addition to those committees, he is intently focused on restoring education investment to our K-12 schools and higher educational institutions.

During his time in the Senate, Sean has received a number of awards highlighting his work. He has been named a Business Champion by the East Valley Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Champion by the Arizona Association for Economic Development, Champion for the Arts by the Arizona Citizens for the Arts, and a Tech Champion by the Arizona Technology Council. Sean was also selected to serve as an Early Learning Education Fellow by the National Conference of State Legislators in 2017.

In addition to his work at the Senate, Sean also works as a Professor of Practice at ASU's School of Public Affairs, where he teaches courses on leadership, ethics, and research methods.

Sean lives by the motto of his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University, "my heart is in the work."