Mayor Greg Stanton is out, and Mayor Thelda Williams is in charge. At a special Phoenix City Council meeting on Monday, Williams was unanimously elected by the other council members to serve as mayor pro tempore until Phoenix voters elect a new mayor in November. Stanton resigned on May 29 to run for Congress in District 9. … Continued
Like many others, the Johnson family found its way to Phoenix Arizona looking for a better life. What brought my grandparents here more than 50 years ago, is the same thing that brings people here today and what encourages them to stay – opportunity. Regardless of who you are or what motivated you to come here, there is one constant in Phoenix: with hard work and determination, this is a city that enables you to prosper.
My grandmother came here from the hills of West Virginia and began to make her way by picking cabbage in Laveen, Arizona. My grandfather and his brother hitchhiked across the United States as young boys to leave the dark coal mines, looking for a better life. The common denominator between them was their determination to make life better and doing it here in Phoenix. That’s been a common theme for my entire family.
WHY I'M RUNNING
I’m proud of Phoenix. Like you, I take pride in calling myself a Phoenician. But here in the west valley and throughout all of Phoenix, we can do better. Much better. I’m running to revolutionize the quality of life here in District 5 and in Phoenix. To show people how a city can partner with its greatest assets – its residents.
If you allow me the time and consideration to win your confidence, trust and vote, we will make our neighborhoods vastly safer and more livable together… LEARN MORE