Bliss, Selina

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State House
Political Affiliation:
Retired Registered Nurse
PhD in Education/Master of Science in Nursing/Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Biographical Info:

Selina Bliss is a life-long Constitutional Conservative who is running for the Arizona State House of Representatives. Having lived in Legislative District 1 since 1971, she is dedicated to protecting and strengthening Arizona through conservative causes.
Selina volunteers for several civic organizations including the Yavapai County Republican Party, the State and National Federation of Republican Women, the Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association, The Well-Armed Woman, and the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue. She also enjoys her role as an activist with conservative movement groups such as the Arizona Free Enterprise Club.
Selina is passionate about securing the border, stopping illegal immigration, protecting second amendment rights, restoring election integrity, limiting government overreach, lowering taxes, protecting the unborn, promoting school choice, and the protection of state rights.
Coming from a family of public servants, Selina is ready to serve in the State House to protect and defend Arizona from liberal causes and to keep Arizona great.


I am running out of desire to have Arizona reach its full potential. As a life-long conservative Republican, my priorities are protecting and defending the Constitution, promoting a strong border and election integrity, reducing the tax burden and government overregulation, maintaining fiscal responsibility and economic opportunity, upholding the right to bear arms, defending life, supporting our troops and families, and the protection of state rights.
Having lived in this District since 1971, I have a deep respect for our rich history and am dedicated to protecting and strengthening Arizona. After working as a nurse in this community for while teaching nursing at Yavapai College, I am accustomed to making a difference in the lives of others. I come from a long line of public servants in my family and am called to serve the community in which I was raised.


AZ Nurses Association (AzNA)


Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals. O* Background checks that include guns purchased from private individuals are an invasion of privacy.
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O* I don’t support discrimination, and I also don’t support using discrimination to violate the freedom of speech and freedom of religion of others.
3. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. S* I am a pro-life candidate that does not support abortion.
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports teams. O* To maintain fairness, and the safety of female athletes, student-athletes should only be able to compete against other athletes of the same biological sex.
5. Providing state funding to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. O* I am a pro-life candidate that does not support abortion.
6. Allowing all parents to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings accounts to enable their children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy. S* I believe in school choice. Arizona has a nationally recognized system of school choice that has improved student achievement and should be supported.
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. O* Life is sacred from conception to natural death.
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. S* Parents know what is best for their child and shouldn’t be denied the ability to seek counseling they believe is best for their child.
9. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs. S* Individuals and businesses have rights and freedoms that protect their moral and religious beliefs.
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. S* Lower taxes lead to a stronger free market and a robust economy.
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health. S* Schools are not the 'owners' of our children. Parents have the right to know if there is an issue with their child's physical, emotional, or mental health.
12. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities. S* Competition instead of monopolies tends to lower costs and improve services while empowering the customer to choose their energy provider.