Holzapfel, Roxana

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Senate
Political Affiliation:
Biographical Info:

Roxana was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, to a Cuban father and a Puerto Rican mother.

Prior to becoming a field training police officer with the Tampa, Police Department, she was a legal secretary, wildlife rescuer, a production specialist with a popular Tampa radio station and even danced in an NFL Super Bowl half-time show.

Once making Arizona her home in the late 1980’s, Roxana worked for America West Airlines coordinating a very popular baseball fantasy camp and was in the travel business for more than a decade. Roxana was a real estate agent, and sales rep at GoDaddy.

Roxana has had several small businesses including a salt water aquarium store and a scuba diving business, where she and her husband would take clients to exotic places like Puerto Rico and Fiji to dive with bull and tiger sharks.

Roxana has lived in Tempe for 35 years. She has been married to her husband, Michael, for 23 years. She has two grown sons, several dogs, a cat and a tortoise.


I am fighting to keep Arizona from becoming California. I stand for… 1. pro life 2. pro guns 3. banning sanctuary cities and protecting our border. 4. Parents rights in all matters regarding their children. 5. Supporting our veterans and military. 6. American energy independence. As a former police officer, I will always stand for and support the men and women in blue! I ask for your vote to send me to the AZ State Senate and work for you and only you! Thank you, Roxana Holzapfel


Arizona Free Enterprise Club


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
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. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. S
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports teams. O
5. Providing state funding to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. O
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
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. 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
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. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities. S