Andrew “Andy” S. Biggs is a United States Congressman serving Arizona’s Fifth District. He was elected to his first term in 2016 and took office on January 3, 2017. Previously he served in the Arizona Senate from January 2013 to January 2017 for the 12th district and from January 2011 to January 2013 for the 22nd district. He was president of the Arizona Senate from January 2013 to January 2017. He was a member of the Arizona House of Representatives from the 22nd district from January 2003 to January 2011.
In September 2019, Biggs became chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. He is a member of the Congressional Western Caucus and the Republican Study Committee.
Biggs is an Arizona native, having been born on November 7, 1958, in Tucson. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Asian studies from Brigham Young University, his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arizona, and his master’s degree in political science from Arizona State University. He and his wife, Cindy, are the parents of six children. He is a member of [http:comeuntochrist.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]. He is a retired attorney and was licensed to practice law in Arizona, Washington, and New Mexico.
During the 2020 presidential election, he appeared in a video with fellow Arizona Representative Paul Gosar claiming widespread voter fraud. He also signed on the amicus brief Texas v. Pennsylvania, an unsuccessful lawsuit that asked the Supreme Court to overturn Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin election results. During the storming of the United States Capitol during the electoral college vote counting, Biggs was moved to a secure location with many of his congressional colleagues. It was reported two days later that a government watchdog group asked the House Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Biggs and two other Republican representatives over inciting the riot. On January 25, Biggs denied the allegations.
Biggs won $10 million in the American Family Publishers sweepstakes in 1992. He is the author of The Con of the Con-Con and The Doctrine of Liberty: Insights from the Book of Mormon.