US Senate, AZ

Mark Kelly


  • Played a key leadership role in securing major resources for western water systems and wildfire prevention in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned a lifetime score of 93% on the LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard


  • The 2022 Arizona Senate race was one of the most competitive in the country
  • Contributing to this race now will help Kelly build his campaign warchest early, which will undoubtedly be another competitive race in 2028
  • Serves on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Environment and Public Works Committee


Mark Kelly is currently running for his second full term representing Arizona in the U.S. Senate. Kelly attended the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and received his bachelor’s degree in marine engineering and nautical science. In 1994, he received his master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Kelly was a naval aviator and flew 39 combat missions before NASA selected him and his twin brother to be Space Shuttle pilots. Kelly has traveled to space a number of times serving as both the pilot and the commander of the Space Shuttle. As an astronaut, he has witnessed the deforestation of the Amazon from space and knows firsthand what climate change can do to the planet. 

As a member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Kelly’s priorities include combating western drought, securing Arizona’s water future, partnering with Tribal Nations, advancing American energy independence, improving wildfire preparedness, supporting Arizona’s tribal communities, and protecting public lands. As a member of the working group that shaped the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, he played a key leadership role in securing major resources for western water systems and wildfire prevention. He partnered with Tribal Nations to fully fund Arizona tribal water settlements. On the Environment and Public Works Committee, Kelly works on issues that include strengthening Arizona’s roads and bridges, increasing access to clean drinking water, protecting the environment and supporting rural economic development efforts. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that he helped negotiate secured key resources to clean up harmful PFAS contaminants and improve the supply of clean, reliable drinking water for all Arizonans. Kelly has earned a lifetime score of 93% on the LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.

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