Representative Salmon Sworn Into Office

Jan 3, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C—Today, Representative Matt Salmon (AZ-05) was sworn in as a Member of the 113th Congress and released the following statement:

Congressman Salmon“I am honored to serve the constituents of the 5th District of Arizona. As I return to the U.S. House of Representatives, I am eager to help lead the fight to balance the budget and institute real reforms that focus on the values of personal liberty, individual responsibility and a free-market economy. Washington has a real spending problem and we must address the big issues that face our nation, such as the skyrocketing federal debt, outdated tax code, and bloated entitlement programs. This is not only necessary for today, but for our future generations. It is an honor to once again serve the people of Arizona.”—Representative Matt Salmon (AZ-05)

Representative Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and his wife, Nancy Salmon.

Salmon was first elected to Congress in 1994 and served through 2000, honoring his term limit pledge. He has been reappointed to the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Education and Workforce Committee where he served in his first tenure. 

Arizona's new fifth congressional district consists of portions of Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Queen Creek and Apache Junction.

Constituents of the 5th Congressional District can reach the Washington, D.C. Office at (202) 225-2635 or visit for more information.