Solorio, Christian

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State House
District:
26
Political Affiliation:
Democrat
Phone:
602-628-8227
Age:
32
Occupation:
Architect
Education:
Bachelor of Science - Architectural Studies
Biographical Info:

Representative Christian Solorio Acuña is the son of immigrant parents and has been a resident of legislative district 26 for over 20 years. Growing up in poverty and experiencing housing instability inspired Christian to become an architect focused on building affordable housing for families. Today, he is a licensed architect and a proud product of public schools, including graduating from ASU as a first-generation college student.

Statement:

Representative Christian Solorio Acuña was appointed to the state legislature in 2021. Since the appointment, Christian has been a champion of housing affordability, public education, clean environment, labor protections, and quality healthcare. Christian has introduced legislation for rent regulation, expanding the Arizona Housing Trust Fund, same day voter registration, electric school buses and additional measures. Christian combines his professional expertise and lived experience in the district to listen to residents’ needs and work towards real solutions. As an architect, Christian has partnered with several nonprofits such as Foundation for Senior Living, Catholic Charities, and Central Arizona Shelter Services to design and build over $270 million in housing developments in the state of Arizona. Christian serves on the Alhambra Elementary School Board, the Alhambra Village Planning Committee, and Board Member of Trellis Community Development. His continued involvement connects him with people of all walks of life for responsive servant leadership. For this election, Christian asks for your support to keep Christian Solorio Acuña as your state representative.

Endorsements:

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO),

Arizona Education Association

Survey

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. S
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. S
3. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. O
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams. S
5. Providing state funding to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. S
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. O
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. S
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. S
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. O
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. O
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health. O* Current laws are in place to protect children such as state mandated reporting among others.
12. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities. O