By: Ken Bennett for Congress
Maricopa, AZ – Arizona businessman and former Secretary of State Ken Bennett proudly announced today the endorsement of Graham County elected officials supporting his campaign to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District. County Supervisors Jim Palmer, Drew John, and Danny Smith, Safford Mayor Chris Gibbs, Thatcher Mayor Bob Rivera, Pima Councilman C.B. Fletcher, and Graham Community College District Chair Lois Ann Moody have all thrown their support behind Bennett.
Supervisor Palmer said “I have known Ken Bennett for a long time and there is no one that will represent our district with conservative principles and integrity better than him. Ken’s deep understanding of the issues and proven record in both business and public service is exactly what we need in bringing jobs and prosperity back to the district.”
Bennett said “I am honored to have the support of the entire Graham County Board of Supervisors and these other dedicated public servants in Graham County. Our campaign continues to build momentum throughout the district and I am thrilled to continue adding to the list of local officials supporting my candidacy. As someone that started out on a city council, it means a great deal to me to have the support of those that work closest to the people. I look forward to working with these and many other local officials in bringing common sense conservative solutions to the problems and opportunities facing Graham County.”
Raised in northern Arizona, Ken Bennett is a 5th generation Arizonan who lives in CD-1 in Maricopa. He and his wife, Jeanne, have three children and three grandchildren. After starting as a truck driver in his family’s business, Bennett Oil Company, Ken was CEO of the company for over 20 years. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America hospital in Goodyear. Ken is the Director of Public Relations for SDB Contracting in Tempe and Flagstaff.
Bennett’s public service includes Secretary of State, President of the Arizona State Senate, the State Board of Education, and the Prescott City Council.