Attorney General-Elect Kris Mayes

Kris MayesKris Mayes is one of Arizona’s strongest consumer advocates and an attorney who has distinguished herself as a fighter for the people in a lifetime of public service. Born and raised in Prescott on a tree farm, her mom was a teacher and dad was a pharmacist. Kris studied journalism at Arizona State University and went to work as a reporter. She later earned a Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University and her law degree from ASU. Kris served in a senior role with the Napolitano Administration in the early 2000’s before being appointed to the Arizona Corporation Commission. She went on to win two statewide elections and served as a Commissioner from 2003 - 2010. Since 2010, she has worked as a professor at ASU’s School of Sustainability. Kris lives in Phoenix with her daughter Hattie. She will be the first mom Attorney General!