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Local high-profile races await AF voters Nov. 2

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Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:00 am | Updated: 5:35 pm, Mon May 9, 2011.

Decision time approaches for Ahwatukee Foothills residents who plan to vote in the Nov. 2 election. The Ahwatukee Foothills News has compiled candidate information on several notable state and local races.


U.S. Senate

• (I) John McCain, Republican

Bio: McCain has served in the U.S. Senate since 1987. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983-1987, and in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1981.

Campaign: Address is 1702 E. Highland Ave., Suite 101, Phoenix. Call (602) 604-2010, e-mail info@friendsofjohnmccain.com or visit www.johnmccain.com.

• Rodney Glassman, Democrat

Bio: Glassman is a former Tucson city councilman, former legislative aide to state Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Tucson), and serves as a Judge Advocate General officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

Campaign: Address is 1027 E. Washington St., Phoenix. Call (888) 997-4429, e-mail info@rodneyglassman.com or visit www.rodneyglassman.com.

• David Nolan, Libertarian

Bio: Nolan helped found the Libertarian Party of the United States in 1971.

Campaign: E-mail info@nolan2010.org or visit www.nolan2010.org.

• Jerry Joslyn, Green

Bio: Joslyn is a former journalist, National Guardsman, editor, and PC direct marketing business owner.

Campaign: E-mail joslynaz@gmail.com or visit www.joslynforsenate.com.

Arizona Governor

• (I) Jan Brewer, Republican

Bio: Brewer assumed the governorship in January 2009 after then-Gov. Janet Napolitano resigned mid-term to become Homeland Security Secretary. Brewer was Arizona Secretary of State at the time, and previously served in both houses of the state Legislature.

Campaign: Call (602) 633-4JAN or visit www.janbrewer.com.

• Terry Goddard, Democrat

Bio: Goddard has served as the state's Attorney General since 2003 and was a four-term mayor of Phoenix.

Campaign: Address is 1001 N. Third Ave., Suite 1, Phoenix. Call (602) 254-6342, e-mail info@terrygoddard.com or visit www.terrygoddard.com.

• Barry Hess, Libertarian

Bio: Hess is vice chairman of the Arizona Libertarian Party and is a currency trader.

Campaign: E-Mail hess4Governor@Gmail.com or visit www.HessForGovernor.com.

• Larry Gist, Green

Bio: Gist is a mortgage broker/real estate agent, who previously served on the Special Olympics Arizona board of directors.

Campaign: E-mail media@Gist4governor.com or visit www. gist4governor.com.


U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional District 5

• (I) Harry Mitchell, Democrat

Bio: Mitchell was elected to the U.S. Congress in 2006. Formerly, he was the mayor of Tempe and a school teacher.

Campaign: Address is 5016 S. Ash St., Suite 104, Tempe. Call (480) 398-4548, e-mail info@harrymitchellforcongress.com or visit www.harrymitchellforcongress.com.

• David Schweikert, Republican

Bio: Schweikert is the former Arizona State Treasurer and has represented Scottsdale/Fountain Hills in the state House of Representatives.

Campaign: Address is 4110 N. Goldwater Blvd., Suite 201, Scottsdale. Call (480) 302-4872, e-mail david@david10.com or visit www.david10.com.

• Nick Coons, Libertarian

Bio: Coons owns RedSeven computer company in Tempe.

Campaign: E-mail contact@nickcoonsforcongress.com or visit www.nickcoonsforcongress.com.

State Senator, Legislative District 20

• (I) John McComish, Republican

Bio: Running unopposed for the state Senate, McComish is now serving his second term in the state House of Representatives where he is Majority Whip.

Campaign: Address is 4463 E. Desert View Drive, Phoenix. Call (480) 215-8508, e-mail info@jmccomish.com or visit www.jmccomish.com.

State Representative,

Legislative District 20

• (I) Rae Waters, Democrat

Bio: Waters was elected to the state House of Representatives in 2008 and has served for 12 years on the Kyrene Elementary School District Governing Board.

Campaign: Call (480) 322-3462, e-mail Rae@RaeWaters.com or visit www.raewaters.com.

• Jeff Dial, Republican

Bio: Dial is executive vice president of his family company, Dial Chemical Inc., and is a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve.

Campaign: Call (480) 361-5633, e-mail jeffdial@jeffdial.com or visit www.jeffdial.org.

• Bob Robson, Republican

Bio: Robson previously served in the state House of Representatives from this district but was termed out in 2008. He owns an insurance agency in Chandler.

Campaign: Call (480) 786-0809 or e-mail brobson@381.coxatwork.com.

Constable, Kyrene area

• (I) Jon Levenson, Democrat

Bio: Levenson was elected constable in 2006.

Campaign: Call (480) 238-5651 or e-mail jhlevenson@cox.net.

• Brandon Schmoll, Republican

Bio: Schmoll holds securities, real estate and insurance licenses.

Campaign: Address is 15010 S. Fifth Ave., Phoenix. Call (602) 492-3450 or visit www.voteschmoll.com.


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