Andrés is the youngest openly LGBTQ state lawmaker in Arizona
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.