US Representative for Arizona's 1st district, Tom O'Halleran was elected to this office as a Democrat in Nov. 2016. Previously a Republican, O'Holleran resigned from the GOP in 2014, citing its policies on Education, Water and Child Welfare. He then ran, unsuccessfully, as an independent for the Arizona State Senate. Early life (reverse order): 2009-? Radio talk show host (KAZM in Sedona, AZ) 2007-2009 - Arizona Senate (as a Republican) 2001-2006 - Arizona House of Representatives (as a Republican) 1976- Chicago board of Trade, operating his own futures trading business with a focus on 10-Yrs TNotes futures. 1966-1975 - Chicago Police Department Born in Chicago, IL 1946.