Kyrsten Sinema is best known as an American politician who is currently serving in Arizona as the senior US senator. Previously she served the country as a state senator and US representative. Sinema is the first openly bisexual and the second openly LGBT woman to be elected to the House of Representatives and to the Senate in 2013 and 2019, respectively.
She also was the first woman elected to the Senate from Arizona. During the 116th Congress, she voted with President Donald Trump’s position roughly 25% of the time, the third-most of any Democratic senator, behind Joe Manchin and Mark Kelly.
- Kyrsten Sinema wins in Arizona over Trump-endorsed Blake Masters in 2022.
Early life, Family & Education
Kyrsten Lea Sinema was born on July 12, 1976, to Marilyn and Dan Sinema in Arizona. Sinema grew up with her younger sibling. Sinema graduated from Walton High School and proceeded to obtain her B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1995 at age 18.
Sinema functioned as a social specialist from 1995 to 2002 in the Phoenix metropolitan territory’s Washington Elementary School District and got a Master of Social Work degree from Arizona State University in 1999.
Kyrsten Sinema Career
Sinema began her career by joining American Green Party. Sinema has been described as a conservative or moderate Democrat. According to National Journal’s 2013 Vote Ratings, her votes are near the core of their liberal-conservative scale. The National Journal gave her a composite ideology rating of 57% liberal and 43% conservative.
According to the Bipartisan Index created via The Lugar Centre and the McCourt School of Public Policy, Sinema was once the sixth most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives at some stage in the first session of the 115th United States Congress.
She has referred to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, as a position model. She used to be one of the most conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives at some stage in her tenure.
Sinema remains busy working as a senator of the USA. She married Blake Dain but the couple got divorced a few years back.
Sinema is well known for her smart attire and glasses. She holds up a toned and gymnastic body still.
Some lesser facts
- Sinema loves to write books and recite poems.
- Her favorite leisure time is to watching Hollywood movies.