Representative TJ Shope, House District 8
Representative T.J. Shope is a longtime resident of Coolidge, Arizona with an extensive record of public service and community involvement. Rep. Shope served on the Coolidge Unified School District Governing Board for 8 years and has represented the people of LD8 in the Arizona House of Representatives since 2013. An ASU graduate, with a degree in political science, he co-owns his family’s grocery business which has operated in the community for over 60 years. Rep. Shope works tirelessly to find solutions to the issues facing his community and Arizona as a whole emphasizing economic development, public safety and education. He supports flexibility for English learners and improving early literacy.