Union organizer Betty Guardado will be the new representative for District 5 in West Phoenix, unseating councilwoman Vania Guevara, and immigrant rights activist Carlos Garcia is poised to defeat former councilman Mike Johnson in District 8, according to preliminary election results.
Phoenix mayoral candidates disagreed over the controversial Phoenix Suns arena deal during a debate hosted by KJZZ Tuesday. Kate Gallego said she doesn’t think city money should be used to subsidize professional sports venues, while Daniel Valenzuela argued the facilities are economic drivers.
An incendiary political flyer hit the race for Phoenix mayor last week.
Kate Gallego shared examples of existing programs she’s worked on that would continue to guide her policy on housing and services for homeless people, while Daniel Valenzuela centered the discussion around his personal experiences...