Suzanne Klapp announces candidacy for Scottsdale Mayor

By Vote Suzanne Klapp Scottsdale, AZ – Three-term Scottsdale City Councilwoman Suzanne Klapp announced her bid for Scottsdale Mayor on Monday at the Scottsdale Airport in front of family, friends and supporters.  Suzanne, who began exploring a bid for Mayor back in March of 2019, becomes the fourth candidate to officially announce as a candidate for the city’s top elected … Read More

Schools and Jobs go Hand in Hand

By Virginia Korte It’s not hard to imagine why investing in schools is in the public interest. We care about our children and want them to grow up to be well-balanced, well-educated members of our society. But the need for investing in schools goes further than that. One of the biggest draws for companies to put down roots in an … Read More

Guest Editorial: Stark Contrasts and Choices

By Recker McDowell — The New Hampshire primary this week is whittling down the crowded Democratic field after the debacle in Iowa. The Democratic field offers primary voters a distinct choice between ‘progressives’ such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and ‘moderates’ such as Pete Buttigieg, Michael Bloomberg, Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden. Whoever the Democrats pick will offer a … Read More

Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels Won’t Seek Reelection

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 … Read More

Virginia Korte: ‘I Am Officially Running For Mayor’

By Virginia Korte — Today I am announcing I am officially running for mayor. For the past year I have met with many residents, community leaders and business owners for their input about running for mayor. Their encouragement factored heavily into my decision. So, I want to thank them for their time and opinions. I believe with strong leadership I … Read More

From Vote Janik for City Council in 2020

December 2019 To my friends and associates, I want to notify you know that I will be running for City Council in 2020.  I made my decision after much thought about the future of Scottsdale.  My deep concerns were triggered in October when I received my weekly notice from P & Z Link (Planning and Zoning requests) from the City.  … Read More

Kyrsten Sinema and the Big Question for Democrats in 2020 Versus Trump

By Recker McDowell — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) is very much indicative of Democrats prospects in 2020 and the fork in the road they face in their bid to beat President Donald Trump and win control of the U.S. Senate. Sinema’s moderate path helped her win the Senate seat in 2018 in red-state Arizona and has given her solid … Read More

Terry Goddard Hosting Scottsdale Fundraiser for Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s Democratic Presidential Bid

By Recker McDowell (SCOTTSDALE) — Montana Governor Steve Bullock is looking to emerge in the very crowded Democratic presidential race to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. His underdog campaign is getting some help from former Arizona Attorney General and Phoenix Mayor Terry Goddard. Goddard and his wife, Monica, will host a fundraiser in Scottsdale on September 25 for … Read More