Yavapai Republican Men’s Forum: Protecting Arizona Election Integrity

Senate President Karen Fann and former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett will provide an update on where things stand with the audit being conducted by the Arizona Senate of the Maricopa County 2020 presidential election returns.

Karen  Fann is the second female Senate President in the history of Arizona.  Senator Fann was first elected in November of 2016 to represent Legislative District 1, which covers 8,000 square miles throughout Yavapai County and portions of Maricopa County.  She previously served this district from 2011 to 2016 as a State Representative.

Karen moved to Prescott at the age of four and has been a life-long Republican. She continues to represent her community by serving as a precinct  committeeman and is a member of the Rotary International and Elks.

Karen is a retired business owner of a highway construction company that  specialized in the installation of guardrail and signs throughout the State of Arizona.

Ken Bennett was born in Tucson, Arizona. Soon after, his family moved to Prescott where he was raised and graduated from Prescott High School in 1977.  In 1981, he attended Yavapai College under the President’s Scholarship.  He then transferred to Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, graduating with Bachelor’s in Accounting in 1984.

Mr. Bennett was elected to the Prescott City Council in 1985, served as Mayor Pro Tem in 1988 and served on the City Council until 1989.  He was appointed to the Arizona State Board of education in 1992, serving as president in 1996 and 1998.  In 1998, he was elected to the Arizona State Senate, serving four two-year terms, the second as Chairman of the Education Committee, and the third and fourth as President of the Senate (2003–2007).

Mr. Bennett was appointed as Arizona’s Secretary of State on January 26, 2009.  Upon completing that term, Bennett won election to a full term as Secretary of State in the November 2010 and served through 2014.

In order to keep costs as low as possible, payment for lunch is taken in cash or check at the door.  The cost for lunch is $30 per person.

Remember – a reservation made is a reservation paid.  If you do not attend after holding a reservation past the cancellation deadline, please submit your payment for the lunch as outlined in the emails you received after making your reservation.  The cutoff for accepting cancellations is before 10:00PM the Wednesday before the Luncheon.

Luncheons are open to all registered Republican women and men.


Location: Prescott Resort and Conference Center

1500 Highway 69, Prescott, AZ  86301

 RSVP before Thurs., Sep 16th, 2021 to https://yrmf.org/luncheon-meetings or email yrmf2020@gmail.com or Call John Tanzi @ 928-776-8116.

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