Andrés Cano

Arizona House of Representatives, District 3

Andrés is the youngest openly LGBTQ state lawmaker in Arizona

Biography

Andrés Cano is Arizona’s youngest LGBTQ state lawmaker. Raised by a single mom in public housing, Cano, 27, is a Latinx, first-generation college graduate who was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2018.

Prior to elected office, Representative Cano spent 7 years as an aide to Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías, where he was instrumental to the passage of the County’s non-discrimination employment policy, conversion therapy ban, and approval of paid parental leave for same-sex and adoptive couples.

Representative Cano serves on the House Committee on Ways & Means, and the Committee on Natural Resources, Energy, & Water.

Importance of Candidacy:

  • Andrés is the youngest openly LGBTQ state lawmaker in Arizona.
  • He will continue to be a strong voice for LGBTQ eqaulity in the Arizona State House.

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