Mark currently serves as Arizona’s Attorney General. He was reelected to a second term in November 2018. Mark met his wife Susan while they both worked as prosecutors at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Recently, Susan was appointed by President Trump to serve as a United States District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
Mark worked in the Gang/Repeat Offender Unit while with Maricopa County and prosecuted many difficult and high profile cases from 1992 to 1998. Mark went on to work at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office from 1998 to 2003, where he developed an expertise in gambling law.
Mark previously served as the Director of the Goldwater Institute’s Center for Constitutional Government and authored numerous studies, articles, and briefs advocating for free markets and individual liberty. Mark has also served as an Assistant United States Attorney where he prosecuted public integrity crimes, as well as crimes occurring in Indian Country.
He left the U.S. Attorney’s Office to serve as the Director of the Arizona Department of Gaming, a law enforcement agency that investigates illegal gambling activity and coordinates efforts with tribal regulators to ensure the integrity of tribal gaming.
Mark first ran for office in 2014, defeating the sitting attorney general in the Republican primary, and later beating the heavily-favored Democratic nominee.
Mark and Susan have two teenage daughters.