AZ-09: Greg Stanton (D)
Mayor Greg Stanton delivers results for Arizona families, with a focus on creating good jobs and building a strong local economy that works for everyone. Under his leadership, Phoenix has created thousands of quality jobs and recently saw the highest wage growth in the nation.
He’s earned a reputation of working across the aisle to get things done — investing in the biosciences, helping small businesses create jobs, earning national recognition as a leader on LGBT equality, and passing a transportation infrastructure plan that will triple Phoenix’s light rail system.
Before his election as mayor, Greg served nine years on the City Council and as Arizona’s Deputy Attorney General. He attended Marquette University on the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, and earned a law degree from the University of Michigan.
The biographical information above was sourced from the campaign website; see link above for more information.
In The News
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice expressed concern Wednesday about ballot security and potential voter intimidation arising from the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate's unprecedented private recount of the 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County. In a letter to GOP Senate President Karen Fann, the... Read More
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order last week requiring public schools to offer in-person, teacher-led instruction by Monday, March 15. According to the Republican governor, 12 of Arizona’s 15 counties are in phases where all schools are safe to open, including in... Read More
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About Martin: While growing up Martin worked the local farms in his community. Later he installed floors and subfloors. Later in life, Martin served the youth in his community. He coached youth football and has acted as a substitute teacher. Brandon Martin has served in the... Read More
About Kirkpatrick: Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona and moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona. She worked as a prosecutor, starting her career in the Pima County Attorney’s office, before going on to serve in Congress. She represents a diverse... Read More
About O’Halleran: Growing up, Tom O’Halleran was eager to serve and protect his community as a police officer. In 1966, at 20 years old, he joined the Chicago Police Department, where he was an officer and then a sergeant in a special operations unit. O’Halleran was... Read More