Wendy Rogers was born on July 24, 1954. Rogers represents Arizona legislative district 6 in the Arizona Senate. She is a member of the Republican Party. Rogers also served in the United States Air force from 1976 to 1996.
Despite many campaigns, Rogers was unsuccessful five times until she won a seat in 2020. Rogers is a supporter of former US President Donald Trump. With this, she has also supported various conspiracy theories. Rogers was linked with the excellent replacement conspiracy theory. White supremacists embraced this theory. Also, Rogers went as a guest in a webcast that promotes hate speech. She also spoke at a conference that was linked to QAnon.
Rogers completed her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Michigan State University. She has her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama. Rogers also secured another Master’s degree in the Science of National Security.
Wendy Political Career
Rogers made five unsuccessful attempts to hold a place in the House of Representatives. She lost in 2010 to David Schapira, a Democrat.
In 2012, she lost to Vernon parker. Again when she ran against Kyrsten Sinema in 2014, she lost. Rogers ran again in 2016 and 2018 but had to face defeat.
During one of her election campaigns, she went on to say, “slimy character whose modeling agency specializes in underage girls and advertises on websites linked to sex trafficking” about Steve Smith, her opponent. For this remark, Rogers was sued by the modeling agency and its owner. This tussle went to the Supreme Court. It was then argued if a person can be held guilty of defaming a political opponent.
Wendy Finally a Win
In 2020, Rogers defeated Felicia French to represent district 6 of Arizona legislation in the state senate. Earlier, she won the Republican primary by defeating Sylvia Allen.
During the pandemic of the Coronavirus, Rogers declared gun shops as important businesses. She wanted to rename a part of Arizona State Route 260 as “Donald J. Trump Highway”. Martin Quezada regarded this as “a desperate attempt to pander to a base of voters even though the state of Arizona rejected Donald Trump.”
Wendy Rogers’ family
Wendy Rogers was married to Hal Kunnen in 1978. Hal Kunnen served as an Air Force Officer. They both are parents to two children, namely, George and Emily. George, after completing his education, got appointed as an officer in the US Marine Corps. He then completed his Ph.D. in 2014. George and his wife are parents to four children.
Wendy Rogers’ Net Worth
Wendy Rogers has a net worth of $12 million. She belongs to the white American ethnicity. Wendy Rogers’ main source of income is politics. Wendy Rogers’ salary has not been determined for this year, but she is expected to receive a raise equivalent to last year’s.
Wendy Rogers’ Age
Wendy is 68 years of age.
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