Arizona’s Seventh Congressional District is centered around the City of Phoenix and is fully contained within Maricopa County. The district includes Downtown and Central Phoenix, as well as South Phoenix and pieces of Glendale, Tolleson and Guadalupe.
Some of the Phoenix’s most recognizable landmarks are located within the seventh district, including the State Capitol, South Mountain, Sky Harbor Airport, US Airways Arena and Chase Field – making the district home to both the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks.
The district is one of the most diverse in Arizona. Nearly 64 percent of the seventh district’s residents are Hispanic and just shy of 10 percent are African American. Additionally, 25,000 military veterans live in the seventh district.
Ruben and Kate live in the South Mountain neighborhood and have both represented large portions of the district – Ruben in the state House of Representatives, and Kate in the Phoenix City Council.