2022 CANDIDATE FOR ARIZONA STATE HOUSE - DISTRICT 5
Brianna Westbrook is a transgender, working-class parent who grew up in poverty in Phoenix. As a longtime organizer and active Democrat, she has worked tirelessly to serve the greater Phoenix community. Brianna was the first trans woman to be elected as a leader within the Arizona Democratic Party. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Brianna co-founded the Housing Initiative Project to advocate for safe, affordable, and accessible housing in Phoenix. She also served as a national surrogate for Senator Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign in 2020. In the fall of 2020, Brianna worked with Progressive Democrats of America to ensure that President Joe Biden received all 11 of Arizona’s electoral votes. For nearly a decade, Brianna Westbrook has worked continuously with local and national progressive organizations and organizers to meet the needs of Arizonans. Brianna’s activism in housing justice, public education, workers’ rights, climate action, criminal justice reform, civil rights, and LGBTQ+ advocacy has earned her local and national recognition. Several prominent national LGBTQ+ and feminist organizations, as well as the Courage to Change PAC founded by US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have endorsed and recognized her campaign. As State Representative for Arizona’s Legislative District 5, Brianna would champion bold, progressive ideas and work alongside her peers to produce tangible results for the people of Arizona.