Legislative District 1
Home City: Prescott
Member Since: 1999-2007, 2023-present
Vice Chair Elections
Ken Bennett is a successful businessman and financial professional with a long history of public service in Arizona. He’s a fifth generation Arizonan who grew up in Prescott and helped run his family business, Bennett Oil, as CEO for over 20 years.
Mr. Bennett has served as an executive and on boards of directors of several companies, including ten years with Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Goodyear.
Bennett previously served on the Prescott City Council and in the State Senate for eight years, the last four of which as Senate President. Senator Bennett was elected yet again in 2022 to serve District 1. Bennett was Arizona’s 19th Secretary of State from 2009 to 2014.
Senator Bennett and his wife, Jeanne, have three children and four grandchildren. He is an Eagle Scout and has an accounting degree from ASU.