Katie Hobbs

Updates on Katie Hobbs. A Democrat, Hobbs is the 24th governor of Arizona. Elected in 2023 in a close election against Republican Kari Lake, Hobbs previously served as the state's secretary of state from 2019 to 2023, in the Arizona State Senate from 2013 to 2019, and in the Arizona State House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013. Before public office, Hobbs worked as a social worker.