Meet the candidate
Occupation: Social media editor of the American Journal of Medicine
Political History: Applied for appointment to the vacant Legislative District 9 House seat in January 2016
Powers Hannley is an Ohio native and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio State University in 1973 and worked in photography, graphic design and public relations. Since her move to Tucson in 1981, Powers Hannley has worked in the communications office at the Arizona Cancer Center. When she earned a master's degree in public health in 1996, Powers Hannley began a focus in research and health promotion. After she took her position at the American Journal of Medicine, she began blogging, which fostered her interest in politics. Outside of the office, Powers Hannley enjoys writing her blog, crafting jewelry and swimming.