Former mayor of Phoenix is running to represent Arizona’s 9th district an open seat formerly held by Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema. After winning his primary, he is almost certain to win the general election.
Background and Achievements
Greg Stanton first entered public office in 2000, where he served for 9 years before running for Mayor of Phoenix. He recently resigned from that seat to run for Congress and is incredibly popular in the Phoenix area.
Positions on Key Issues
- Supporter of the environment and clean energy
- Supporter of immigration reform
- Supporter of public education
- Will protect healthcare for Arizonans
Prospects & Opponents
Stanton is running against republican Steve Ferrara, an anti-immigrant activist who would be horrible for the Phoenix area. The district is rated as Solid Democratic.