By Recker McDowell —
Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels has announced she won’t be seeking reelection this year.
Daniels is considered a rising star in Arizona politics and has been mentioned as a potential future candidate for statewide or another higher office.
Daniels made her announcement not to seek another term as Gilbert Mayor on Facebook.
“I have loved the nearly 11 years I have spent serving Gilbert as both a Councilmember and a Mayor. It’s been an incredible experience and we have so much to be grateful for as a community. It has been a difficult decision, but I have decided not to run again for Mayor. I am thankful for the support I have felt over the years from so many of you and I am excited to continue to celebrate Gilbert’s Centennial with you as I fulfill the remainder of my term. Gilbert will always be my home and the future is bright,” Daniels said.