Representative Walt Blackman is the Republican who won the 2018 Midterm General
The election for State Representative for the sixth legislative district. With his election win, Walt is the first American that is Black in the history of Arizona elected to the Arizona House of Representatives. Walt is a constitutionalist conservative who served in the United States Army for twenty-one Years. Walt is an experienced senior policymaker, a combat veteran, with two decades of operational and combat leadership experience in the U.S military.
Throughout Walt's military career, he has served his country with distinction and honor. Walt earned several military awards while serving his country, to include the Bronze Star Medal, for combat actions in Iraq, and the Meritorious Service Medal for 21 years of continues honorable active duty service. After his retirement in 2016, Walt founded and is currently President and CEO of W.B Inclusion & Diversity Consulting Victim Advocacy Firm.
W.B Inclusion is a sexual assault counseling service provider for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Walt continues to serve his community by volunteering his time to educate young adults and students at local public schools in the prevention of sexual harassment and assault in his district and across the state. Additionally, Walt assists his fellow veterans by volunteering at local food banks; veteran stands down days and veteran small business success seminars.
Walt is a fervent advocate of the 2nd Amendment, health care issues, and education funding. As an Arizona State Representative Walt ensured parents-maintained school choice, teachers received pay raises, bonuses, and performance-based Incentives. Walt advocates for rural development programs that generate jobs support ranchers create revenue and produce new small business opportunities.
The Phoenix Chamber of Commerce endorses Walt, Arizona Fire Fighters Association, the Arizona Fraternal Order of Police, the Phoenix Police Association, The National Rifle Association, the Arizona Right to life Association, the Payson Tea Party, the Navaho Country Republican club and the National American Africa Republican Committee of Phoenix, Walt's honorable recognitions include the 18 for 2018 National State-wide races to watch for in the 2018 midterm general elections for up and coming political stars.
Walt serves on several committees. He is Chairmen of the Ad- Hoc Criminal Justice Reform Committee, Vice Chairmen State and International Affairs Committee, Vice Chairmen Judiciary, and Prison Reform, Government relations, and Regulatory Affairs committees. Walt was also appointed by Governor Ducey as Education Commissioner, to serve on the board of Education Commission of States.
Walt was awarded Statemen's of the year by the National American Africa Republican Committee, and the 2019 Freshmen Republican Rookie of the year. Walt is a graduate of Almeda University.