Hudelson, Rob

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State House
Political Affiliation:
(480) 298-2613
Masters of Christian Education (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary)
Married 31 years; 7 Children; 5 Grandchildren
Biographical Info:

Rob Hudelson has been the pastor of Legacy Baptist Church in Coolidge, AZ, for 18 years. He and his wife, Amy, have been married for 31 years. They have 7 children and 5 grandchildren. Rob is a U.S. Navy veteran. He was on the Coolidge City Council for 4 years. He enjoys playing guitar and practicing jiu jitsu in his spare time.


I am running for office because our nation and state need sound principle-based leadership. Our country is in the midst of serious attempts to undermine our founding principles and Christian Western institutions. Our district has seen too much compromise on our Republican values.


Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Interpreting the 2nd Amendment as protecting an individual’s right to keep and bear arms. S
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
3. Amending the Arizona State Constitution to grant a fundamental right to every individual to an abortion. O
4. Securing the border by preventing all illegal crossings. S
5. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that performs, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion. O
6. Allowing all parents to use tax credits and taxpayer funded empowerment scholarship accounts to enable their children to attend any private school, homeschool, or online academy of their choice. S
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. O
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. S
9. Permitting individuals and businesses to not provide services or promote ideas that violate their moral or religious beliefs. S
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. S
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health. S
12. Enhancing penalties for the sale and possession of fentanyl. S