Political Note #107 Greg Stanton AZ CD 09

Greg Stanton is the Mayor of Phoenix. Greg Stanton is a Phi Beta Kappa Graduate from Marquette, a graduate of University of Michigan Law School. He worked in education law in Phoenix, was elected to the city council, and then was elected mayor. Greg Stanton was named a public official of the year in 2015. He distinguished himself by expanding light rail, bike lanes, and sidewalks. The city's greenhouse gas emissions were reduced.

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Political Note #102 Hiral Tipernini AZ CD 08

came to Ohio from India as a three year old. Her parents struggled, then thrived. Her father was an engineer, her mother a social worker. Heral went to medical school. Hiral Tipirneni married to a fellow student. After completing residencies, they chose Phoenix as a place to settle. Her husband joined an orthopedics practice; she worked in ERs. Personal experiences changed Hiral Tipinerni's life. Her mother died of cancer. A nephew died of cancer. Hiral Tipirneni turned to cancer research. Work in cancer research moved her into the public life of the community. She was a leader of research teams, served on boards, was involved in public advocacy, worked to affect the character and quality of life in her community.

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Political Note #82 Ann Kirkpatrick AZ 02

Ann Kirkpatrick wants to return to Congress. She's a professional politician who has won some and lost some. She was elected to Congress for AZ 01 in 2006, 2008, 2012, and 2014. She lost to a Republican in 2010. Rather than face her again, the Republican ran and won in AZ 04 in 2012 while she was elected. Kirkpatrick ran for the Senate in 2016 -- against John McCain. McCain won by thirteen points. She would rather be working.

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Political Note #58 Kyrsten Sinema AZ US Senate

Krysten Sinema has come a long way from living in an abandoned gas station. She has been described as exotic. A centrist, but not a moderate, she started out supporting the greens, was elected to Congress as a centrist Democrat. As someone who could describe herself as bipartisan and have people accept that.

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